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Extremely Dry Lower Lip
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I have very tiny blisters that appears on my lips and the edge of my lips. My mouth feels dry too. Is this cold sore or lip eczema?
My lips are dry, flaky and red especially my top lip and the area above it. The side of my lips sting when i open my mouth wide. Will vaseline help?
I have dry red skin around my mouth. Prominent below my lower lips. This area becomes really dry/flaky even w/lotion.Worse after drinking beer.
I have a numb and dry UPPER lip for 3 days. My upper lip is smooth, no chaps or flakes. But it's dry and very numb. Please help. Lower lip is fine.
May be lip eczema: Persistent dry lips may be 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). If dry lips crack, they can get irritated by foods or juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more
Pain in lower chin and lower jaw line
Pain in lower front teeth
All painful to touch also
Lower lip swollen
Skin red under lower lip
Started last nigh?
Periodontitis ?: Red gums, teeth painful to touch, and swelling all point to periodontal problems. It could of course be abscessed on just one of the teeth, but without an exam, impossible to tell. That's why you need to make an appointment with a local dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treating dry skin: First and foremost, stay well hydrated. Lips tend to dry when you are significantly dehydrated. Second, make sure that avoid licking your lips as that may exacerbate the situation. If is possible to have rough/dry skin related to allergic, fungal, or other causes of dermatitis. Finally, if you are at risk for skin cancer (although unlikely at your age), the lip is not an uncommon location. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having dry & peeling lips (slightly above d corner of both upper and lower lips) even though i drink a lot of water, use lip balm & take vits.
Might be lip eczema: Persistent chapped lips might be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone 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 her habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by some foods and juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more
I have dark brown spots on my lips both upper and lower lip due to excessive lip biting dry cracked lips & licking. How to get my pink lips back ?
Peutz-Jeghers Synd?: Dark brown spots on the lips may be the first manifestation of peutz-jehgers syndrome. While the spots are benign, the dangerous association is with polyps in the gastrointestinal tract that can become cancerous. A family history may help sort out the diagnosis. Lip biting, chapped lips and licking will not cause these melanotic macules.See a dermatologist, and have a colonoscopy. ...Read more
What causes itchy mouth roof, itchy face, itchy nose, itchy eyes and itchy body also itchy lips all at once? And also mouth ulcer on upper & lower lip
Itchy mouth: This is impossible to diagnose accurately without a clinical exam and thorough medical history. It sounds like you have either a viral infection, or an allergic reaction to something ingested or touched to your face. Viral infection usually heals in 7-10 days. To be certain, see your medical doctor for an examination. If it is an allergy, it is very important to learn what you are allergic to. ...Read more
More info needed: There is so many possible answer to this question, they are: 1)gingivitis (gum inflammation), 2) occlusion (an underbite patient), 3) trauma due to brushing with hard/medium tooth brush, 4) dry mouth or sjogren syndrome 5) rampant decay in lower front teeth... Schedule an exam with your dentist. More information needed prior to make a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Peeling skin inside mouth on cheeks and inside of lips both upper and lower. Almost look like blisters, and or dry skin painful lasts about a week?
Depends: There are multiple conditions that may cause your skin to peel inside your mouth. Including infections like hand and mouth disease, drug reactions like stevens johnsons syndrome, immune system disorders like pemphigus go to a doctor for evaluation. They can do labs and biopsy the skin to find out why. ...Read more
Dry lips: It is hard to say without some more history but it could be a dermatitis, or allergic reaction, lip moisturizers and some foods contain fillers that help hold them together, like carrageenan, which could be responsible for the reaction. Excessive licking of the lips can also be a couse but seen more in children. Red light therapy may be helpful or seeing an allergist or iridologist could help. ...Read more
Eczema/dry spot below lower lip with tiny red dots in it and slight dry feeling on lips despite putting lip balm and bepanthen cream on it, what to do?
Hard to way: Without a photo, I cannot be sure what the problem is. You could be allergic to one of the products you are using. Are you licking the area a lot? This would make it worse. Your best bet is to see a dermatologist who does patch testing, to see if you are allergic to something you are using. ...Read more
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