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Can I use carmex as a moisturiser on my allergic dermatitis? I am already using an lpc cream but need a moisturiser too.

Can I use carmex as a moisturiser on my allergic dermatitis? I am already using an lpc cream but need a moisturiser too.

Management rx: Other suggestions include the use of a basic but effective moisturizer several times per day to the affected areas. On example is Eucerin cream or lotion. A topical steroid in then applied after the moisturizer is absorbed two to three times per day. If using the steroid on your face, please check with your physician. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Could someone be addicted to chapstick and and lip balm? I feel like I am getting to that level..

Could someone be addicted to chapstick and and lip balm? I feel like I am getting to that level..

Chapstick: The chapstick and lip balm may be constantly irritating your lips, making you think you need more rather than less of this product. Overuse of these products is a habit, not an addiction, which can be broken. If your lips continue to be dry, I would seek medical attention which can treat recurrent infections on your lips. ...Read more

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My lips are always chapped, I use lip balm all the time. I have tried many kinds. Any suggestions?

My lips are always chapped, I use lip balm all the time. I have tried many kinds. Any suggestions?

Borofax: Don't know if you can find it anymore, but in my dental practice I use borofax which is a lip cream that includes boric acid and lanolin and keeps lips moist for hours. Originally made by burroughs-welcome, inc. ...Read more

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Whats wrong with carmex in a jar?

Carmex: products are used for dry or chapped lips. I am not sure I understand what your question in. Consider clarifying and re-asking. ...Read more

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How fast do cut lips heal? Do I use carmex?

How fast do cut lips heal? Do I use carmex?

Quickly: Lip lacerations heal fairly rapidly. Keep the cut moist with vaseline or neosporin ointment until it heals fully. ...Read more

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Can I address chapped lips without using lip balm?

Dry lips: You'll have to apply something to hydrate dry chapped lips. Aquafor ointment or petrolatum are cost effective. Also, stop anything that may be contributing such as lip licking! ...Read more

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