Top 20 Doctor insights on: Chapped puffy lips

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I was sucking on a bottle cap and when I took it off my lips were all puffy and it kinda hurts how long will it take to got away?

I was sucking on a bottle cap and when I took it off my lips were all puffy and it kinda hurts how long will it take to got away?

Edematous: This activity caused leakage of edema fluid into the tissues of the lips resulting in edematous swelling. Such swelling will resolve without any treatment but may take a few days as long as there is no associated inflammatory reaction. See your physician if you don't see gradual improvement. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I can get a product name medication suggestion for my lips? I exfoliated regurarly and they are puffy/bigger and little swell.

Stop. Let it heal: It is time to stop putting product on your lips. You have got to be patient. Stop already. Please. Let the tissue calm down and heal. ...Read more

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What can cuase my lips to feel dry and itch, even though I have been putting on chap stick?

There are a number: Of different causes for dry lips. Some are benign and others are more serious. Examination and testing can be done to confirm a diagnosis. Make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you suggest me a medicine, after exfoliating lips too much (they are bigger and little swell / puffier)?

Can you suggest me a medicine, after exfoliating lips too much (they are bigger and little swell / puffier)?

Go to the doctor: Please. Your question has been asked and answered repeatedly. Please go to see a real doctor in person. ...Read more

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Since I was young I always get puffy lips when I'm really tired, really upset, or really nervous. Is there any explanation for this?

Since I was young I always get puffy lips when I'm really tired, really upset, or really nervous. Is there any explanation for this?

Perhaps Stress?: Hi Callie, I'm not entirely sure what is causing your symptoms. Perhaps stress triggers some inflammation in your body. Other things to consider are allergic reactions triggered by an unknown exposure in your home or possible medication side effects if you take any medications or supplements. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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How can you get rid of chap lips?

How can you get rid of chap lips?

Find the cause: You are likely a mouth breather, usually due to nasal congestion. Keep your lips moist, treat the nasal congestion, will likely do the trick!
best I can do with the limited info., check with a dentist if this does not help as several other much less likely conditions also come to mind and they could be treated by your dentist. ...Read more

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Lips have been puffy for 2-3 days thought it was from amoxicillin but stopped it 3 days ago what could it be?

Lips have been puffy for 2-3 days thought it was from amoxicillin but stopped it 3 days ago what could it be?

Allergic reaction: Is still a strong possibility. It may take several days for swelling from an allergic reaction to subside. Talk to your doctor about this. They may want you to to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or possibly a stronger antihistamine if they believe this is an allergic reaction. Angioedema is another possible cause for swollen lips which may or may not be caused by an allergy. Your doctor can help guild you. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the puffyness and the swelling of the lips to go away after regurarly exfoliating them? (connected with previous questions)

Why are you: Exfoliating the delicate tissues of the lips? (i don't have a way to cross reference your previous question). I don't know how badly you damaged the tissues - so I can't venture a guess. You may wish to have your injured lips evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get lip injections without looking puffy?

Experienced injector: The biggest concern of my patients who have fillers in the lips is a "done" overly full lip. By injecting sequentially in the lips and strategically placing the filler, one is able to get natrual looking full lips without the stigma of over injections. ...Read more

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After I bit the inside of my lip, my lip is swollen and puffy. What do I do?

After I bit the inside of my lip, my lip is swollen and puffy. What do I do?

Monitor it: This is a normal reaction to a "bit Lip." Monitor the area and if the swelling increases, your pain worsens, then see the Dr. Or dentist. Ice chips can help decrease the swelling and Ibuprofen (with food) can help with inflammation and pain as needed. Time will generally heal these type of wounds, best wishes. ...Read more

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Rritated, itchy, dry, puffy, swollen, lips, what do you suggest putting on them to help them heal?

Rritated, itchy, dry, puffy, swollen, lips, what do you suggest putting on them to help them heal?

First determine why: First, try and get to the cause of your lips reacting this way- allergies, mouth breathing, etc. Then possibly concentrate on how to help heal the lips. If the source remain, you will keep on getting the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have had dry lips for two months I have tried vaseline and all kinds of chap stick. What will help?

Tips for dry lips: Dry lips can occur during any season, especially in certain climate conditions. Avoid licking which aggravates the dryness and causes the lips to constantly chap. Instead, apply aquaphor or aveeno (oatmeal) healing ointment to moisten and mask from the sun. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do or any type of chap stick that will lighten my lip color and keeper them moist?

Chap stick: Any type of chap stick should help to keep them moist, but your proably have to look in the make-up department to look for something to lighten the color. ...Read more

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It's been 3 months now and my lips at first were numb and tingly. Now they are red, puffy, and they are always dry and they hurt. Nothing helps?

It's been 3 months now and my lips at first were numb and tingly. Now they are red, puffy, and they are always dry and they hurt. Nothing helps?

May be lip eczema: Persistent dry lips may be 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 her habit). If dry lips crack, they can get irritated by foods or juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...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?

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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Lips don't produce natural moisture I tried Aquaphor and everything. Don't lick lips what do I do? 8 weeks no balm then started again lips still chap

Chapped lips: Carmex is an easy product to find and usually very resilient. You may also try Vitamin E oil-pierce a capsule and squeeze to apply to the lips and surrounding area. The moisture will be absorbed (Vit E is an antioxidant).
Also consider taking 1-2 teaspoonsful of Flax seed oil (1-2 capsules) per day. Moisturize from the inside out> ...Read more

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Exfoliated my lips 15 days straight and now they are bigger and puffier and a little bit swollen?! what happened? Will they be back to their old size

will get better: It is not always such a great idea to exfoliate the lips because they are very sensitive. I would see a dermatologist who can give you a cortisone ointment or even give it to you by mouth to make your lips get better. ...Read more