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I have had random lip burning for 3 mths. HSV IgG test was neg after 5 weeks from possible exposure. Now have chapped lips with a white spot. Herpes?

I have had random lip burning for 3 mths. HSV IgG test was neg after 5 weeks from possible exposure. Now have chapped lips with a white spot. Herpes?

May be: HSV IGG is not 100%. Your symptoms are vague and may not be indicative of HSV. If you ever had a fluid filled blister on your lip and if it is recurring then you may have HSV. Culturing such a lesion is a better test than the IGG. Chapped lips or white spots are probably not HSV. However if you've had unprotected sex in the past few months and have symptoms indicative of HSV you may need retesting ...Read more

Chapped Lips (Definition)

Chapped lips is a common medical finding in patients whose lips have lost their natural moisture. The most common causes include dehydration, dry environment, ...Read more


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I am taking sotret 20mg b.d for the last 10days (for acne).I have notiched chapped lips & also vulva area itches sometimes, burning during urination.

I am taking sotret 20mg b.d for the last 10days (for acne).I have notiched chapped lips & also vulva area itches sometimes, burning during urination.

SOTRET (ISOTRETINOIN: CHECK WITH DOCTOR WHO PRESCRIBED THE SOTRET IN THE FIRST PLACE.
YOU HAVE REDUCE THE DOSAGE TO ONCE DAILY.
BEST LUCK ...Read more

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What causes chapped lips on a child?

What causes chapped lips on a child?

Many things: From running and getting wind chapped, to dehydration to getting them dry when you mouth breathe when you have a cold. ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation on lips?

What causes burning sensation on lips?

Reflux: One additional cause that could cause problems in the mouth and on the lips is a reflux which is undisguised. This can also give symptoms of laryngitis. If there are no outside causes see your physician re workup and if other symptoms are present evaluation for possible reflux. ...Read more

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What causes chapped lips?

What causes chapped lips?

Dry/sun/wind/licking: 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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What causes a person to have chapped lips?

What causes a person to have chapped lips?

Dehydration: Chapped lips is caused by the evaporation of moisture which leaves them dry and cracked. This can be caused by cold weather, wind, sun, mouth breathing, and certain medications. ...Read more

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Can an excess of greasy food cause chapped lips?

Can an excess of greasy food cause chapped lips?

No: 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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What medications can cause chapped lips? How can I treat chapped lips while still on medication?

Chapped Lips: Medications like Accutane and lithium can cause dry lips. Allergies to lipstick and anything put on the lips can also cause dry lips. Weather can cause dry lips. See the following web page: http://www. Ehow. Com/about_5101179_causes-dry-cracked-lips. Html. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a chemical peel cause chapped lips?

Please tell me, could a chemical peel cause chapped lips?

Peel and chapped lip: By its nature, the peel removes older damaged skin. It reconstitutes from deeper skin structures. The new skin is often delicate, tender, and dry at first. If not properly moisturized, it can feel chaffed, dry, and irritated. Hopefully you did not do your own peel. Moisturize with a petroleum-based ointment like Aquephor. Medicated ointments may be the cause of irritation and inflammation. ...Read more

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What are the causes and treatments for my frequent chapped lips.?

What are the causes and treatments for my frequent chapped lips.?

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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My 7 year old daughter has a severe burning feeling around the outter sides of her lips. What can I use to sooth this and what can the cause be?

My 7 year old daughter has a severe burning feeling around the outter sides of her lips. What can I use to sooth this and what can the cause be?

Cheilitis: Is inflammation of the lips. Most often this is caused by dryness/chapping and sun exposure. Allergies may contribute. Lip licking, biting or rubbing habits are frequently involved. Paradoxically, constant licking of the lips causes drying and irritation. Digestive enzymes present in saliva or even infection (herpes) can contribute. Barrier lubricants (lip salve or Vaseline) helps;discuss with Doc ...Read more

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I have had chapped lips for a couple of months and have a drawer full of every chap stick that is available for purchase. What is the best remedy?

I have had chapped lips for a couple of months and have a drawer full of every chap stick that is available for purchase. What is the best remedy?

Hydrate: For most people keeping hydrated improves chapped lips, some would advise against petrolium products and chapstick and rec olive oil. Sounds strange but some pt have benfited. Use sun screen on lips if in the sun as well. Good luck ...Read more

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What can cause extremely dry & chapped lips? I drink plenty of water & try different chapsticks. However, they still get very chapped. I work inside.

Too much?: The the most common mistake we make is keeping the lips wet with saliva; this makes dryness even worse. You have probably developed dryness related to the weather or office environment. After it starts we "check" (lick) all the time not realizing that we are making the problem worse. Use your favorite chapstick and try your best to not "check". Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Wat diffrent things that caused burning lip and gums?

See a dentist: Besides an infection you could have an allergic reaction or vitamin deficiency. See your dentist to find the answer. Your body is telling you something so please don't ignore it. ...Read more

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Redness and burning around my lips every month, what can cause it and how to treat it?

Chapped vs Cheilitis: Your symptoms may be related to chapped lips if you live in a cool, dry climate. Keeping the lips moisturized with Chapstick or similar product may help in this setting. Cheilitis is inflammation of the lips or of a lip, a condition linked to nutritional deficiencies, namely vitamin B -- Riboflavin (B2) and Cyanocobalamin (B12) -- and iron deficiency anemia. ...Read more

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What is the causes of dry lips that associated with burning sensation and itching? And how I manage that?

What is the causes of dry lips that associated with burning sensation and itching? And how I manage that?

Lip allergy & eczema: Persistent chapped lips is lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing 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 and juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more

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Please can you advice me of what cream I should use for my chopped and like burning lips cause by cold sores, please I need your advice because it alm?

Please can you advice me of what cream I should use for my chopped and like burning lips cause by cold sores, please I need your advice because it alm?

Lip eczema treatable: After cold sores, persistent chapped lips can be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream a few days, plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's her habit). Once cracked, lips can get irritated by foods and juices. ...Read more

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Does any STD cause chapped lips?

Chapped Lips: Nope. Dryness and dehydration and sun burn are common causes of chapped lips. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation on the outer lips of the vagina?

What causes a burning sensation on the outer lips of the vagina?

Vaginal discomfort: Burning sensation in the vaginal could be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Herpes for example causes burning sensation of the vulva or vagina. Being perimenopausal, with hormonal changes can also cause those sensations. Have your obgyn examine you. ...Read more

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My lips can suddenly be red and slightly swollen with burning/stinging sensation. It happens randomly. What might be the cause of it?

Contact dermatitis: I assume you are also applying OTC lip balms such as Carmen, aquaphor etc. These products hydrate your lips but paradoxically can actually perpetuate the problem if you are allergic to the fragrance or wool alcohol in these products. Try using pure Vaseline exclusively for the next week (which does not contain sensitizers) and see if it gets better. ...Read more

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Chapped lips for 1.5mo; various chapsticks & 2-3l of water (no soda/coffee/caffeinated drinks) daily, still no improvement. Possible causes & tx?

Chapped lips for 1.5mo; various chapsticks & 2-3l of water (no soda/coffee/caffeinated drinks) daily, still no improvement. Possible causes & tx?

Review causes of cha: Number one cause is mouth breathing, number two cause dehydration by alcohol use or use of diuretics. Nasal congestion from chronic b-6 def. Causing t-helper dominance causes allergy. A deviated septum,), causing allergic increased nasal blood flow with swelling of nasal membranes blocking air flow through nasal openings. Inactive b-6 is demonstrated by high b-6. Low b-6, junk food, no more. ...Read more

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What would cause a burning tongue and lip and numb cheek?

What would cause a burning tongue and lip and numb cheek?

Most anything: This type of question is too complicated to answer in this type of forum. There could be any combination of causes depending on age, medications taken, allergies, physical ailments, etc.
Please get yourself to a dentist or physician to have them try to solve this puzzle for you. ...Read more

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Can oral thrush cause your lips burn or give you chapped lips?

Can oral thrush cause your lips burn or give you chapped lips?

Doubtful: Although you may experience thrush and chapped lips at the same time, it is unlikely that the conditions are related. The yeast that causes thrush requires a warm, moist environment, such as the inside of the mouth and throat. Chapped lips are caused by drying conditions in the environment. ...Read more

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Does thumb sucking cause more chapped lips or is it from smoking?

Chapped lips: Both activities probably contributed to chapped lips. Chapped lips are simply injury to the outer lining or the upper layer of skin. This can be from dehydration or any other kind of injury. ...Read more

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I regularly get dry & chapped lips, even though I drink plenty of water, any possible indication of causes? & possible treatments please? I use lipglos

I regularly get dry & chapped lips, even though I drink plenty of water, any possible indication of causes? & possible treatments please? I use lipglos

Chapped, dry lips: Do u take any medications or supplements? Any vitamin a derivative moisturizers? Otc antihistamines? Many meds (rx & otc) can cause dry lips/skin. Flavored lip balms tend to encourage licking lips more, resulting in chapping. Per mayo clinic derm dr. Gibson, use oil-based lubricating cream/lip balm with petrolatum/beeswax. Before going out in cold, dry weather, apply lip balm w/sunscreen. ...Read more