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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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Can dry or chapped lips cause fever blisters?

Can dry or chapped lips cause fever blisters?

Chapped Lips: You may think of chapped lips as something that only happens in the winter. But the truth is, unless you take special care, your lips can get dry, sore, and scaly any time of year. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/why-your-lips-are-chapped#1 ...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 tingly lips?

What causes tingly lips?

Usually : Hyperventilation, but low calcium can cause it too. If it is localized, it could be herpes. If it persists, consult your doctor. Impossible to say for sure with this brief description. ...Read more

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What causes lip discoloration?

What causes lip discoloration?

Depends: What kind of discoloration do you have? Could be hereditary or an allergy. ...Read more

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Can dry mouth cause tongue and lip tingling.

Can dry mouth cause tongue and lip tingling.

Possibly: A dry mouth can cause many things. Multiple medications are a common source . There are salivary substitutes on the market to try and see if they help. ...Read more

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Can dry mouth cause bumps on gums?

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Can dry mouth cause bumps on gums?

Not likely: Dry mouth will cause redness in the oral mucosa due to the dry mucosal surface rubbing during speech or mouth movement. Dry mouth also causes glossy look on the gum due to inflammation. Dry mouth causes bad breath due to reduction of saliva quantity and quality, thus causing increase in pathological bacteria and incidences of caries. Secondary to these causes, abscess may be formed and drained. ...Read more

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What causes chapped lips on a child?

What causes chapped lips on a child?

Many things: From running and getting wind chapped, to dehydration to getting them dry when you mouth breathe when you have a cold. ...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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Hi,Which std causes swollen lips.

Hi,Which std causes swollen lips.

None: No STD is a likely cause of such a symptom. The only exception might be a new case of oral herpes, but only if the swelling is accompanied by multiple painful blisters and sores. Drug allergies can cause lip swelling, so in theory an STD treatment could cause it as a side effect. ...Read more

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What skin issue causes lips to darken?

What skin issue causes lips to darken?

Need exam: It is difficult to determine without seeing the discoloration. I recommend seeing a dermatologist for further evaluation. ...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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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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What can cause finger, lips and tongue swelling?

What can cause finger, lips and tongue swelling?

Angioedema: Sounds like angioedema, a deeper dermal inflammation of mucosal membranes such as the locations described. Initial therapy consists of oral antihistamine therapy but you should absolutely get in to see an allergist for for evaluation since angioedema can come in different flavors and require different therapies. ...Read more

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What causes constant cracked hands and feet?

What causes constant cracked hands and feet?

Dyshydrosis: There are several cause of dry cracking and splitting of the skin. Winter months with lack of humidity can cause dry skin which is most common. Other systemic conditions and dermatitis can cause dry skin. ...Read more

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What cause cracked heels?

What cause cracked heels?

Cracked Heels: Cracked heels can be caused by fungus or an array of skin disorders, but it is usually caused by excessively dry skin. It is more common in the winter months, and can be quite painful. For deep cracks that move with every step, i tell my patients to use superglue to seal the cut. Then use either urea cream or ammonium lactate to soften and moisturize the skin. ...Read more

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Sensitive mouth or injections==which caused itchy sore lips?

Sensitive mouth or injections==which caused itchy sore lips?

Is there a rash ?: Cannot say from your description. Your evaluation will try to clarify the relationship of these symptoms. Things to consider include lip balm, lipstick, other topical applications and foods. ...Read more

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What causes dry mouth?

Dr. David Kam Dr. Kam
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What causes dry mouth?

Many causes: It can be from excessive intake of caffeine or alcohol, not drinking enough water or related to the side effect some medications for treatment of blood pressure or mental health. Aging, post radiation treatment and some diseases like sjorgren's syndrome can also lead to dry mouth. ...Read more

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What causes dry mouth?

Dr. Kyle Shank Dr. Shank
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What causes dry mouth?

What DOESN'T?: There are all sorts of things that can cause dry mouth, especially medications. Dry mouth is the number one side effect experienced among all prescription medications. There are also blockages in salivary ducts called sialolith's or autoimmune diseases like sjogrens disease. One way or another, the salivary glands just aren't getting the juices flowing. ...Read more

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