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Best Lip Balm For Dry Peeling Lips
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Over the Counter: Over the counter remedies are usually sufficient. Part of it is personal preference, but if any of these seem not to improve things in a week perhaps trying a petroleum based product such as vasoline for a week might be helpful. ...Read more
Stop licking: Really, using a barrier such as vaseline or chapstick is important, but the most important thing you can do is to not lick your lips. Other things are to stay out of the sun and avoid wind burn. You would be amazed at how drying the wind is to skin and lips. ...Read more
Oil based balms: Any oil based balm like vasoline or chapstck should work well. ...Read more
Nivea essential care lip balm, or nivea milk and honey lip balm, what makes your lips softer and healthier looking?
Health Tap doctors: have been asked not to endorse any products or brand lines. ...Read more
Dry skin around lips. Also dry fingers. What are best OTC products for lips, for skin? Or, what ingredients should I look for?
Dry Skin: Moisturizers provide a seal over your skin to keep water from escaping. Thicker moisturizers work best, such as over-the-counter brands eucerin and cetaphil.Aveeno (oatmeal) lip conditioner essential moisture spf 15 and blistex lip infusion spf 15 for dry lips. Don't lick your lips and try to moisturize your hands right after a shower. ...Read more
Can Desonide ointment cause acne? Dermatologist gave it for chapped lips & after using it a couple of bumps appeared on lower lip. Not cold sores.
Perioral dermatitis: We know to avoid cortisones for this reason. The technical name is PERIORAL DERMATITIS. Never again use any type of cortisone on your face. Use vaseline or chapstick for dry lips. The redness and pimples around your lips may be temporarily worse when you stop desonide. Tacrolimus ointment and oral low dose minocycline or doxycycline will help. You can also add spironolactone to stop acne. See a de ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry facial skin: Depending on the cause, the appearance of flaking of the face can be improved with gentle exfoliation and application of a hypoallergenic noncomedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more
See dermatology: There are many causes of chapped/peeling lips. Long-standing dry skin can be due to dehydration or a reaction to an allergen (whether it's a chemical in lip balm or in food). But it's important to make sure with a dermatologist that there isn't an underlying inflammatory disorder or, less likely, a premalignant/malignant condition. In the mean time, use a thicker ointment like vaseline or Aquaphor ...Read more
2yr old dry skin above lip and top lip irritated and or dry. Regular cetaphyl atopic stings. Is it ok to put vaseline? it's red, irritated. Other?
Vaseline is ok: Persistent dry or chapped lips is lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using Hydrocortisone cream plus vaseline or aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lip sunscreen chemicals can cause an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods, juices, & saliva. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Persistent chapped lips....for over a month.....today developed small blisters all around my mouth.....allergic reaction to lip balm?
Chapped or herpes: maybe but blisters may mean herpes labialis[fever blisters or cold sores] especially if tingling just before and crops of grapelike vesicles on red base, anyway petroleum jelly is great to prevent chapped lips , don't lick lips because the saliva evaporates fast and causes chapping, using any lip balm like chapstick is good to prevent,, try another lip balm like above. ...Read more
Red dry swollen lips that itch with red bumps on upper and lower lip. No blister or crust. Happened after 8hr Chapstick. Tried Vaseline and coco oil ?
Good for dry skin: Aquaphor is a good product for dry skin. It not only moisturizes the skin but provides a skin barrier to help with healing. Try the product sparingly on your dry eyelids if you find no relief in 2-3 weeks or skin worsens then have your primary care provider evaluate the skin for further treament. ...Read more
Chapped lips: Sure both work very well. You just have to moisturize the lips to get them soft again. Good luck. ...Read more
Borofax: Not sure that it is still made, but i had good success with borofax because it contains lanolin and keeps the lips moist once applied. ...Read more
Eczema/dry spot below lower lip with tiny red dots in it and slight dry feeling on lips despite putting lip balm and bepanthen cream on it, what to do?
Hard to way: Without a photo, I cannot be sure what the problem is. You could be allergic to one of the products you are using. Are you licking the area a lot? This would make it worse. Your best bet is to see a dermatologist who does patch testing, to see if you are allergic to something you are using. ...Read more
Experiencing symptoms for 10 months. Dry itchy skin. Rashes all over. Dry cough. Dry chapped lips/mouth. Cuts and scratches won't heal. Nail changes?
MGT: An appointment is suggested and may be booked online. You may have allergies and an allergy plan may be outlined. ...Read more
Moisture: Chapped lips? Hydrate well- water is best. You can apply lip balms with beeswax base or oil base creams. Remember that lips require solar protection just like your skin – apply & reapply balms or creams with a minimum spf of 15. Going skiing ?- protect from sun & windburn by covering with a scarf or a ski / snowboard face mask with visor. Dry air? - use a humidifier. Try not to lick your lips! ...Read more
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