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Cracked Or Dry Lips
Dry Lips: You can try a lip balm with sunscreen daily and apply vaseline intensive lip therapy several times throughout the day. If the dryness continues it should be evaluated by a dermatologis because of a precancerous condition called actinic cheilitis that can cause similiar symptoms. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wierd hairloss only 19 I am loosing it from the sides near my ears i also keep getting cracked dry lips, libido droped a lot, no energy?
Toxic: Look at life style. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, and junk food. Eat 6 servings of fresh and lightly steamed vegetables. Why are you hypothyroid? You may need evening primrose oil, a good vitamin and mineral. Make sure vit d 3 is normal. Magnesium, zinc, vit d3, and nutritional lithium can restore testosterone inhibited by cadmium which is released by chronic stress. ...Read more
See Physician: How long have you had dry lips for and for how long have you been using petroleum jelly? There are many causes of dry lips including but not limited to: dry or cold weather, sun damage, wind exposure, dehydration, spicy foods, allergies, smoking, fungal infections, vitamin deficiencies, side effects of medications and some skin disorders, and some medical conditions.See your md for diagnosis & tx. ...Read more
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
Licking lips: Usually caused by licking your lips, keep them moist with some sort of cream. ...Read more
I have really dry lips which sometimes crack and bleed, especially when i smile. What should I do?
Moisturizer: Keep lips moist with cream. Do not moisten them by licking them. ...Read more
Beeswax: Beeswax would be a better choice. It'll treat the dry cracking lips but is non-toxic if swallowed. ...Read more
What can I do for my dry, cracked lips? I normally use burt's bees, but it doesn't heal the lips and I have to keep applying. Chapstick doesn't work.
Carmex: Try carmex. It works well and lasts longer/heals better than other options. ...Read more
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