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I use Burt's bees lip balm for the first time and now I have serve sore lips. I kind of look like a Botox experiment gone wrong. What can I do?
I use Burt's bees lip balm and now I have sore lips it is not a canker sore. If you look at my profile picture you will see them. Please help ?
Best be seen: In general, given the dry weather after the snowstorm, irritant dermatitis of the lips is common; worsened by lip licking. Furthermore, lip balms often trigger allergic reactions, exacerbating the condition. Steroids may be needed, but get checked first for virus/cold sore or cheilitis; see primary care/urgent care, or video chat. Can't diagnose here. ...Read more
Aquaphor Lip Repair: Hello LukasH, I would recommend Aquaphor Lip Repair. It's active ingredients include nourishing vitamins, Shea Butter, and soothing Camomile which all contribute to healing dry, cracked lips. You can also purchase it with SPF to further protect your lips from the sun. ...Read more
Agressive bees: The "killer bees" are a group of bees that are more aggressive then other bees. Being more aggressive they are feared as they have been known to chase people who have disturbed their nest. I am not sure if they are physically different from other bees. ...Read more
Try to get local: There are many "legit" sites to buy supplements. http://www.iherb.com is among the best. However, you will receive the greatest benefits from bee pollen by taking pollen from bees that live near you, as they will have pollen from the plant in your region. Contact your local beekeepers at http://inlandbeemail.com/index.php/local-honey-producers-mainmenu-42 to obtain local pollen. ...Read more
This may not be the: Best recreation or career choice for you. My brother and his wife are beekeepers but in spite of the protection they use they still get stung one in a while. It this is your heart's desire i would consult with an allergist. ...Read more
Entomologist: Bees generally don't bother people, unless they are disturbed. Avoid landscaping that will attract them, don't leave sweet foods and beverages unattended, and teach your child not to swat at them, but to simply walk away if they see bees. Check with your state entomologist for additonal suggestions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 2 kids and so does by boyfriend we bee tiring 3 years now. Together and nothing wats wrong?
Consultation time: After 2yrs of trying it is reasonable to have a consultation with a fertility center.Your pcp or OB can provide you some basic information but both you & your boyfriend should have some basic workup to identify any factors interfere with conception.With that information you can better understand that might just take longer or might need assistance. ...Read more
I stepped on a bee and tried to pull the stinger out but only half came out. What happens to the other half?
Try to scrape it out: With a credit card or other flat surface. Venom sac / stinger contains venom which enters your skin. Clean area w soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments (10 on/10 off). Can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Need tetanus shot every 10 years. Throat, airway, mouth swelling or difficulty breathing? ...Read more