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Doctor insights on: Cracked Lips Causes

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Lack of what vitamins can cause cracked lips? Since i had gastric bypass (5 yrs ago), my lips have been chronically cracked. It's really bad. I take all my vitamins. Labs ok. Do i need more vitamins?

Lack of what vitamins can cause cracked lips? Since i had gastric bypass (5 yrs ago), my lips have been chronically cracked. It's really bad. I take all my vitamins. Labs ok. Do i need more vitamins?

May be food allergy: Riboflavin (b2), zinc, or iron deficiency can cause cheilosis (cracked corners of mouth), so it may help to take higher doses of these due to possible absorption problems. Check with your doc. In addition to what's been said, you could have a chronic food allergy causing your cracked lips. Common causes include gluten/gliadin (wheat), dairy, soy, and eggs. An elimination diet may help. ...Read more

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What can I do for my dry, cracked lips?

What can I do for my dry, cracked lips?

Honey, beeswax: Honey, put it on your lips, go to sleep, wake up and they'll be softer. Beeswax also good at holding moisture. ...Read more

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What can you do to help heal severley cracked lips?

What can you do to help heal severley cracked lips?

Sensiodyne, burts: Brutes bees products with beeswax are helpful.Change toothpaste to sensodyne. Avoid alcohol containing mouthwash- therafresh can help with dry mouth. Also if this is associated with dry mouth co q 10 has been reported to be useful. Moth greatness can have very dry lips so reason for mouth breathing must be addressed. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure my chronic, dry cracked lips?

Dry lips: Most people with dry lips seem to lick their lips a lot. Licking the lips makes it worse, so try to stop that habit. And don't pick at them, either. Try to use a lip balm (like aquaphor healing ointment or vaseline lip therapy) a few times a day. Consider something with an spf as well. If it's just to corners of the mouth, you may have a fungal infection that needs a prescription cream. ...Read more

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How can I cure my cracked lips and make them look and feel soft?

Many answers: First , if mouth-breathing is the issue especially from a clogged nose, you need to get the nose open so that your lips do not get chapped from processing too much wind. Chipstick after each meal may also be helpful. Be sure you are not allergic to your lipstick. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for cracked lips?

Lip savers: Even though it is quite common to do, try as much as possible not to lick your lips. Instead try something as simple as vaseline. You can also look for an emollient lip balm with a sunscreen. You will need to apply the product often throughout the day. ...Read more

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What's an organic homemade cure for cracked lips?

What's an organic homemade cure for cracked lips?

Honey, beeswax: Honey, put it on your lips, go to sleep, wake up and they'll be softer. Beeswax also good at holding moisture. ...Read more

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My 4year old son has very dry cracked lips all the time.What can it be?

My 4year old son has very dry cracked lips all the time.What can it be?

Usually habit: In some kids this is due to lip licking. This is a habit occasionally triggered by chance events, but persisting because the kid is constantly bathing the lips with saliva which can dry the tissue.Your doc can confirm or exclude the label. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cracked lips?

Moisturize them: Keep them moist with some sort of cream so you won't be temped to lick them. ...Read more