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Very dry lips for a week white breastfeeding could I be pregnant my period is due after 8 days thanks for your help?

Very dry lips for a week white breastfeeding could I be pregnant my period is due after 8 days thanks for your help?

Take a test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. Dry lips are not a symptom of pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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What is dry lips a sign of?

What is dry lips a sign of?

Dry lips: Most of the time dry lips are just that -- lips that have lost moisture because of dehydration, too much wind or too much sun. Occasionally, however, dry lips may signal a more serious condition. In children, Kawasaki's disease. Also has been associated with a deficiency of certain B vitamins. Rarely, a condition called Sjogren's can be causative. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do you fix really dry lips?

Emollients: Constant application of lip balm and other emollients, frequently throughout the day, will moisten the delicate surface and help to eliminate chapping and fissures. ...Read more

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Dry lips in pregnancy. Is this common?

No change: Dry lips is mostly due to environmental conditions. Regardless if you are pregnant or not it wouldn't be much different. ...Read more

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How can I prevent dry lips with Accutane pills?

Prevent v. Treat: I imagine you do not want to stop Accutane yet. Treating your dry lips would be the plan. I like eltamd lip balm spf 31 or colorscience lip shine spf 35 for rx. At night time a generous slather of vaseline will suffice. ...Read more

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Dry lips, weakness, shaky, difficulty breathing?

Dry lips, weakness, shaky, difficulty breathing?

See your doctor: All your symptoms are unexpected for a 28 years old. You need to see your primary care doctor for a complete work up! ...Read more

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Is there a cure for dry lips because of accutane?

Is there a cure for dry lips because of accutane?

Not really: The best thing to do is to keep your lips moisturized with a cream type lip balm. Your dermatologist may have a better suggestion since they are the one who is managing your accutane. ...Read more

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My daughter who is six has dry lips and now she had developed some sores on her lower lip any help?

Reply: Dry chapped lips are common in kids who lick or smack their lips, this dryness can invite many secondary skin infections including viral and bacterial both. If the sores are painful or have burning feeling it may be viral and if they have honey colored crusting on top then that's bacterial infection. I guess best thing to do is to let her pediatrician take a look at it and prescribe meds. ...Read more

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Ate orange-like fruit in peruvian jungle. Chapped and dry lips and surrounding skin for over 7 days.?

Contact Dermatitis: What you are describing sounds like a contact dermatitis (likely allergic contact dermatitis more so than irritant contact dermatitis). This can happen with some foods. Interestingly, there area certain foods that cross react with a latex allergy. These foods include Avocado, Banana, Chestnuts, Kiwi. Sometime the skin of a mango can cause this problem as well. If persists, seek medical help. ...Read more

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What is the causes of dry lips that associated with burning sensation and itching? And how I manage that?

What is the causes of dry lips that associated with burning sensation and itching? And how I manage that?

Lip allergy & eczema: Persistent chapped lips is 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 his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more

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Everytime I lick my lips, it burns. And when lick below my lips, near the chin it also burns. Ps. I have dry lips. Could this be anything else?

Everytime I lick my lips, it burns. And when lick below my lips, near the chin it also burns. Ps. I have dry lips. Could this be anything else?

Dry and chapped: Sounds like a dryness problem and chapped lips/skin. It becomes a vicious cycle. Try to moisturize your lips with a good lip balm, avoid licking the lips, and things should improve. Moisturize your chin with a topical moisturizer, as well. If things persist or worsen, see you primary doctor. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have dry lips, I do use lip balm, but it just lasts for half an hour or so, sometimes my lips get chapped, any suggestions?

Protect your lips: Do not lick your lips, drink lots of fluids, avoid contact with irritants and practice breathing through your nose. If no improvement, dry lips may indicate an underlying problem and evaluation by your PCP is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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Chapped lips. Very dry. Using moisturiser every night for the last 15 years. Miss one night and extremely dry lips. Bleeds on second miss. Any cure?

Dehydration: You may very well be existing in a constant state of dehydration. The majority of the population is. Try increasing your fluid intake - particularly water- so that your urine is clear to light yellow in color. If this does not help, see the dermatologist for further evaluation. If you are dehydrated, rehydrating will make you feel better overall, as well. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have really dry lips, I pick & lick them too I've tried all kinds of chap sticks & antibiotic but nothing works. How can I get soft beautiful lips?

I have really dry lips, I pick & lick them too I've tried all kinds of chap sticks & antibiotic but nothing works. How can I get soft beautiful lips?

Possibly hydrocortis: The most important thing to do is stop picking and licking. Saliva can be pretty irritating. In addition a gentle topical steroid, like 1% Hydrocortisone in an ointment base, not cream, could help. It could be applied 2-4 times per day. ...Read more

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I have dry lips?

Dry lips: Drink plenty of fluids. Apply moisturizer to lips 3 x a day. May use lip balm. ...Read more

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How can I treat dry lips?

Moisturizers: First, using good moisturizers like aquaphor, second, if developed into eczema, using cortisone ointment, like cortisone-10, third, if still not hlping, see a dermatologists. ...Read more

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I have continuous dry lips for 3 years?

See a Dermatologist: See a dermatologist to see why and what can be done. ...Read more

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How to cure dry lips (prefferably, naturally)?

How to cure dry lips (prefferably, naturally)?

Lip balm: In the dry weather the best thing to use is an over the counter lip moisturizer do not expose yourself to places where the air is too dry. ...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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How can I get rid of dry lips asap?

Hydrate.: Drink plenty of water and use a good lip balm, or some Bacitracin for a temporary fix. ...Read more

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How / why does Accutane cause dry lips?

How / why does Accutane cause dry lips?

Site of action: Accutane's actual effect is not clearly understood according to official fda information. But it decreases cell growth in membranous tissue. This decreases oil production from skin oil glands, helping acbe. Invariably this leads to drying of all mucous membranes in the body by decreasing cell growth on membranes. And then to drying and cracking. Usually thus improves after stopping the accutane. ...Read more

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What cause dry lips when you are pregnant?

Pregnancy & Dry Lips: Some women have to deal with dry skin, including chapped lips, during pregnancy because the dramatic shifts in hormone levels can slow down your skin's oil production and reduce its elasticity. Women who are pregnant during winter may be even more prone to dry skin and chapped lips. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Painful Cracks At The Corners Of Mouth (Definition)

(angular cheilitis) uncomfortable broken skin at the ...Read more