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Malden, MO
A 45-year-old female asked about a 17-year-old female:

For the past few days the corners of my lips have been severely dry and cracked. also, my lips always feel like they have a coating over them. ive been alternating aquaphor and vaseline, but have found no relief. is there anything else i should do?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Dry lips: Make sure you are well hydrated - 6-8 cups of fluid per day. Avoid licking your lips (it's difficult!) Use your preference of Aquaphor or Vaseline. Clean your face and lips with a wet washcloth.
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