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Extremely dry mouth and dry lips?

Extremely dry mouth and dry lips?

Ask your physician: The mouth is a very good judge of your overall health. Changes in salivary flow can be local or systemic but are always worth a thorough evaluation. Your physician as well as your dentist should be aware of these changes. ...Read more

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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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Chronic chapped lips, dry mouth and throat while sleeping. Help?

Chronic chapped lips, dry mouth and throat while sleeping. Help?

Mouth breather: Are you a mouth breather? This can make your mouth and throat very dry. Your doctor can evaluate you for sinus blockage, allergies, deviated septum. Or other reasons for blockage. Breathe rite strips helps some people breath better at night. ...Read more

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Can dry or chapped lips cause fever blisters?

Can dry or chapped lips cause fever blisters?

Yes: And it can get worse if you try to lick your lips to moisten your lips. Use medicated lip balm or even vaseline to remedy the problem. ...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 chapped and fever irritated lips ?

What causes chapped and fever irritated lips
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Chapped Lips: Cheilitis is an inflammation of the lips, typically causing peeling, cracking and soreness. Angular cheilitis refers specifically to inflammation at the corners of the mouth. Many conditions and factors can precipitate transient or chronic cheilitis, including overexposure to the sun, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, medications, dehydration, diet and certain systemic diseases. ...Read more

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What causes dark crusty areas and chappy lips?

What causes dark crusty areas and chappy lips?

Habit: Are you "licking" your lips, because they are sore. This strips off skin oils and promotes irritants. A constant use of a vapor barrier, for a few days may break the cycle. (basic vaseline, ect). ...Read more

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Are chapped lips and dry skin symptoms of low intake?

Are chapped lips and dry skin symptoms of low intake?

Yes: It is common if you eat or drink very little to have dry skin. Often one of the best things you can do to help yourself is to hydrate with water regularly. This is often overlooked and very important for good skin health as well as your body in general. Make sure to eat a balanced and adequate diet as well. ...Read more

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Incredibly dry and cracked bleeding lips help?

Incredibly dry and cracked bleeding lips help?

Lip Baum: Such as Chapstick or just plain Vaseline applied frequently. Don't lick your lips or wet them with water. ...Read more

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Chronic red irritated lips fungal infection?

Chronic red irritated lips fungal infection?

Hard to tell: Need more info. Are you a mouth breather? Any allergies? Suggest a dental visit to pursue the answer. ...Read more

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How to.Prevent dry peeling lips?

How to.Prevent dry peeling lips?

Over the Counter: Over the counter remedies are usually sufficient. Part of it is personal preference, but if any of these seem not to improve things in a week perhaps trying a petroleum based product such as vasoline for a week might be helpful. ...Read more

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How to cure chapped lips without chapstick, vaseline or carmex?

Stop licking: Really, using a barrier such as vaseline or chapstick is important, but the most important thing you can do is to not lick your lips. Other things are to stay out of the sun and avoid wind burn. You would be amazed at how drying the wind is to skin and lips. ...Read more

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Swollen lips to pale lips?

Swollen lips to pale lips?

Food allergy: Most likely an allergy to something you have had in your mouth such as food, toothpaste , mouthrinse, gum, etc. ...Read more

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What is dry flaky red irritatedskin around nose?

What is dry flaky red irritatedskin around nose?

Possibly psoriasis?: Psoriasis can lead to red patches with dry flaky skin on top. It can also be from just excessive wiping when you have an upper respiratory infection. Feel better! ...Read more

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Can braces cause dry lips?

Can braces cause dry lips?

Dry lips: Especially when new, braces may cause lip posture changes which can result in mouth breathing > dry lips. Try lip balm, and do not lick our lips. ...Read more

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Chronic chapped lips, dry mouth and throat while sleeping. Help?

Mouth breather: Are you a mouth breather? This can make your mouth and throat very dry. Your doctor can evaluate you for sinus blockage, allergies, deviated septum. Or other reasons for blockage. Breathe rite strips helps some people breath better at night. ...Read more

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Are there any good methods/mixes/home remedies for dry and chapped lips?

Dr. Ward Dean Dr. Dean
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Are there any good methods/mixes/home remedies for dry and chapped lips?

Coconut Oil: Apply Coconut Oil (available from health food store) several times daily, as needed. ...Read more