Doctor insights on:
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
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
Chapped lips: Sure both work very well. You just have to moisturize the lips to get them soft again. Good luck. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer