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What would you recommend for extremely dry, cracked lips with a red ring around the mouth. Been this way for 6 months and used doxycycline and elidel (pimecrolimus).

What would you recommend for extremely dry, cracked lips with a red ring around the mouth. Been this way for 6 months and used doxycycline and elidel (pimecrolimus).

Lip dryness: First you need to stop using all topical stuff on your lips, such as lip balm, lipstick, etc. It can be a contact dermatitis. I would only use vaseline and Elidel (pimecrolimus) twice a day. Do you have skin rashes anywhere else? If so, seek the opinion of an allergist to find out the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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I've been having a recurring redness around the mouth, swelling of the lips in the morning, every thing red iches, cracked skin in the corners of the mouth, it's like a red ring around the mouth to my nose and to the bottom of my chin I've tried many thin

I've been having a recurring redness around the mouth, swelling of the lips in the morning, every thing red iches, cracked skin in the corners of the mouth, it's like a red ring around the mouth to my nose and to the bottom of my chin I've tried many thin

Sensitive skin: It may help to discuss with a physician because a lot of questions come to mind that would help differentiate possible causes. A common situation is contact sensitivity often to cosmetics or lip products, especially if there are fragrances or plant extracts contained in the products. Try avoiding these and take care to moisturize to promote healing (using frangrance/additive free product). ...Read more

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Some of patient my have dry crack lips so it be come very red dry for that reason i ask dr to get best advice and medication ?

Some of patient my have dry crack lips so it be come very red dry  

for that reason i ask dr to get best advice and medication
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Chapped Lips: You may think of chapped lips as something that only happens in the winter. But the truth is, unless you take special care, your lips can get dry, sore, and scaly any time of year. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/why-your-lips-are-chapped#1 ...Read more

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Lump from end lip to cheek.grows and shrinks since 2yrs old.has worsen.very red and cracked still grows and shrinks.dc says clogged vein.advice?????

Lump from end lip to cheek.grows and shrinks since 2yrs old.has worsen.very red and cracked still grows and shrinks.dc says clogged vein.advice?????

See a Specialist: A Facial Plastic Surgeon or Dermatologist should examine you to determine a diagnosis. Congenital skin cyst or vascular elements may display the characteristics you are having. A specialist is more familiar with these types of issues and should be able to offer treatment to prevent or eliminate the recurrent inflammation you are describing. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for cracked lips?

What is the remedy for cracked lips?

Lip savers: Even though it is quite common to do, try as much as possible not to lick your lips. Instead try something as simple as vaseline. You can also look for an emollient lip balm with a sunscreen. You will need to apply the product often throughout the day. ...Read more

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What's an organic homemade cure for cracked lips?

What's an organic homemade cure for cracked lips?

Honey, beeswax: Honey, put it on your lips, go to sleep, wake up and they'll be softer. Beeswax also good at holding moisture. ...Read more

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My 4year old son has very dry cracked lips all the time.What can it be?

My 4year old son has very dry cracked lips all the time.What can it be?

Usually habit: In some kids this is due to lip licking. This is a habit occasionally triggered by chance events, but persisting because the kid is constantly bathing the lips with saliva which can dry the tissue.Your doc can confirm or exclude the label. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cracked lips?

Moisturize them: Keep them moist with some sort of cream so you won't be temped to lick them. ...Read more

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What can I do for my dry, cracked lips?

What can I do for my dry, cracked lips?

Honey, beeswax: Honey, put it on your lips, go to sleep, wake up and they'll be softer. Beeswax also good at holding moisture. ...Read more

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What can you do to help heal severley cracked lips?

What can you do to help heal severley cracked lips?

Sensiodyne, burts: Brutes bees products with beeswax are helpful.Change toothpaste to sensodyne. Avoid alcohol containing mouthwash- therafresh can help with dry mouth. Also if this is associated with dry mouth co q 10 has been reported to be useful. Moth greatness can have very dry lips so reason for mouth breathing must be addressed. ...Read more

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