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How Do You Get Rid Of Dry Lips
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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
Hydrate /moisturize: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergenic & unscented. 5. Only need frequent soap/cleanser on areas that are dirty, oily or create body odor. 6. Use moisturizer as needed. 7. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. 8. Maintain a healthy diet. ...Read more
Find the cause: You are likely a mouth breather, usually due to nasal congestion. Keep your lips moist, treat the nasal congestion, will likely do the trick! best i can do with the limited info., check with a dentist if this does not help as several other much less likely conditions also come to mind and they could be treated by your dentist. ...Read more
Dry mouth: Dry mouth may have many causes, ranging from a salty meal to, particularly medication causing xerostomia., simple treatment may be helpful 1. Hydrate with plenty of water, 2. Stimulate your own saliva with sugarless hard candy' 3.Alcohol free mouthwashes try biotene products. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
antihistamines: This is a complicated question. The simple answer or first step would be to start with an over-the-counter antihistamine like zyrtec or claritin (loratadine). If one a day is not completely effective and you are not too sleepy, increase it to twice a day (morning and night). If you are still having trouble go see your doctor at that point. ...Read more
Drops, cool compress: If the cause is allergies, then i would try an over the counter allergy drop (generic is ketotifen) first, along with artificial tears and/or cold compresses. Oral antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec can also help, but may dry your eyes. If problems persist, seek care as there are other causes besides allergy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colgate Orabase: With Benzocaine will "numb" the area and protect it too. Apply with a clean finger or q-tip. Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. If you get canker sores frequently, try using a toothpaste without sodium lauryl sulfate (sls) such as fluoridex without sls. See your dentist too . As they can use a laser to speed up healing. ...Read more
Get a diagnosis: Nose "irritation" is a very non-specific complaint. In order to know what to do, you have to have a physician who can do a complete examination of the nose and related structures (ears, nose, sinuses, throat) and understand the immune system. Then you will hopefully have a diagnosis and get the proper treatment. ...Read more
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