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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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My lip is always become dry and scratched & use carmex & others daily but not cured, what shall I do to recover to my natural status?

My lip is always become dry and scratched & use carmex & others daily but not cured, what shall I do to recover to my natural status?

Keep lips moist: Lip gloss and keep well hydrated. Cut back on natural diuretics such as caffiene and foods such as brussel sprouts which are natural diuretics. ...Read more

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My lip is always become dry and scratched & use carmex & others daily but not cured, what shall I do to recover to my natural status ?

My lip is always become dry and scratched & use carmex & others daily but not cured, what shall I do to recover to my natural status ?

Possible allergy: You may be allergic to one of the components in the many lip medications that you were using.I would see it and talk to a dermatologist about improving your lips with the cortisone cream and then trying another lip medication such as vaseline lip therapy since most people are not allergic to this. ...Read more

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Can I use carmex on a blister?

Can I use carmex on a blister?

Probably safe: Carmex is probably safe but it depends somewhat on the cause of the blister. If it's from a burn, plain vaseline could soothe and keep air from hitting the surface, thus reducing pain. ...Read more

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Could I use carmex coldsore as a lip balm or chapstick?

Chapped lips: Sure both work very well. You just have to moisturize the lips to get them soft again. Good luck. ...Read more

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I use carmex and chapstick but I constantly get chapped lips daily. I keep it under control with the chapstick but i'd like for them to heal, anyideas?

I use carmex and chapstick but I constantly get chapped lips daily. I keep it under control with the chapstick but i'd like for them to heal, anyideas?

May be lip eczema: Persistent chapped lips can be lip eczema, which may be treated like skin eczema, using Hydrocortisone cream (twice a day for 1 week) plus vaseline or aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes lip balm or lip sunscreen chemicals cause an allergic reaction. 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 help. ...Read more

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Can I use carmex as a moisturiser on allergic dermatitis?

Can I use carmex as a moisturiser on allergic dermatitis?

Yes but: I presume you meant atopic dermatitis or eczema. The major issue is a porous skin surface causing rapid water loss from the skin and making it easier for potential allergens to enter through it. Thus applying a good moisturizer within 3 minutes after bathing is important because this will help trap more water in your skin layer. Moisturizers i prefer include cerave, ulactin, or vanicream. ...Read more

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Why are my lips pale every morning?I have to use carmex for my lips to have color.What should I do about this?Is there a natural and medical solution?

Dryness: It sounds as if your lips are dry. This may be aggrevated by allergies or mouth breathing. Try using the emollients before you go to bed. If there is a dermatitis on the skin above the lips consider allergy. See your dermatologist if it persists. ...Read more

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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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