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I have had chapped lips for a couple of months and have a drawer full of every chap stick that is available for purchase. What is the best remedy?

I have had chapped lips for a couple of months and have a drawer full of every chap stick that is available for purchase. What is the best remedy?

Hydrate: For most people keeping hydrated improves chapped lips, some would advise against petrolium products and chapstick and rec olive oil. Sounds strange but some pt have benfited. Use sun screen on lips if in the sun as well. Good luck ...Read more

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I've got chapped lips and cuts on their corners. The area is dark and cracked too. I also have a lot of discoloration on my face, especially me eyes.

I've got chapped lips and cuts on their corners. The area is dark and cracked too. I also have a lot of discoloration on my face, especially me eyes.

Deficiency: Unless you have other chronic illnesses, this is likely vitamin C and/or B2 deficiency. I recommend a supplemental multivitamin and improving your diet with more fruits and vegetables (especially dark green like mustard, spinach, kale, collard) than meats. You should limit meats as much as possible anyway but particularly in your case. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have herpes or just chapped lips?

How can I tell if I have herpes or just chapped lips?

Appearance: Herpes often appears as a sore or sores at the edge of the lip. Chopping is rough, flaky skin of the lips or face which responds quickly to soothing balms. If you require further consultation, schedule an inbox consult with me at
www. Healthtap. Com/dr-douglasdds and I will try to help. ...Read more

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What can treat chapped lips?

What can treat chapped lips?

Topical moisteners: Cahpped lips are dry and lack water/oil on the surface. There are many otc preparations such as carmex and chapstick which are quite effective. It might take a couple of days of application to treat this. ...Read more

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How can you treat chapped lips?

How can you treat chapped lips?

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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Can I put vicks on chapped lips?

Can I put vicks on chapped lips?

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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How can I cure severely chapped lips?

Two phase lip care: Chapped lips untreated can lead to scarring. Moisture is needed in the lips to prevent drying from wind and sun. Severe chapping is usually caused by trying to moisten lips with saliva. Saliva has digestive protien enzymes that will attack the lips. Treat in two steps. Moisten with water, pat dry with a tissue. Apply vasoline with a cotton swab. In 5 minutes pat off excess. Apply lip baum. Bid. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat chapped lips?

Moisture: 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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What are some things to help chapped lips?

What are some things to help chapped lips?

Hydration: The best prevention for chapped lips is hydration (of your entire body, not just your lips) - i.e. drink lots of water. An exfoliating lip balm (like a sugar scrub) can help to get rid of the dry skin. After that you can use a moisturizing lip balm. Be sure it has SPF, as sun burn can also look like "chapped" lips. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor chapped lips?

Chapped lips: Lip balm is most effective. Use your favorite variety, chapstick, blistex or carmex. Don't recommend lipstick. Can use vaseline, too, but you have to apply quite often. Try not to lick your lips, too because this has a drying effect. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is best for chapped lips?

Please tell me what is best for chapped lips?

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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Is there a cure for very very chapped lips?

Is there a cure for very very chapped lips?

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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Does licking your lips make your chapped lips worse?

Yes: Licking your lips frequently can lead to further drying and chapping! ...Read more

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How to know the difference between herpes & chapped lips?

Dental exam: Make sure you know what you have before you try to treat it. ...Read more

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What can I for my bad chapped lips if I don't have vaseline?

What can I for my bad chapped lips if I don't have vaseline?

Chapped lips: To prevent or treat chapped lips you can apply honey or coconut oil to the lips several times a day. Or you can apply fresh cream to your lips for ten minutes. Wash off with tepid water. ...Read more

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My baby has chapped lips is there anything I can put on them?

Vaseline: Vaseline would be fine. Is the baby drinking normally and making a normal number of wet diapers? Dry lips in a child can sometimes be a sign of dehydration. If this is the case or if the baby has other other sick symptoms, I would see the child's doctor. ...Read more

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What do you recommened for chapped lips other than chapstick?

What do you recommened for chapped lips other than chapstick?

Chapped lips: Avoid Chapsticks. They may have sensitizing agents that may make worse. Using plain petroleum jelly would be best. However, you would need to be consistent with it. Use very often. No risk of overdosing on it. ...Read more

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What would doctors recommend to help with severely chapped lips?

Chapped lips: First, avoid the tendency to lick your lips, as this will make it worse. Remember, too, that most lipstick won't help either. Then try your favorite lip balm. There are quite a few. One if the most effective is vaseline. The only problem is that it requires frequent application. Other options include chapstick, blistex and carmex. There are others, but these all have excellent proven results. ...Read more

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How to cure severely dry and chapped lips? How can I prevent it?

Many causes: May need better hydration, can be a side effect of medication. Would have an otlaryngologist check you. Can drink more water and use a lip balm. ...Read more

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How do you get redness from possibly chapped lips away by tomorrow?

Topical steroids: Try 1% hydrocortisone ointment. You may need something more potent, but that would require a doctor visit. ...Read more

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What's the best way to deal with a stubborn 4 year olds chapped lips?

What's the best way to deal with a stubborn 4 year olds chapped lips?

Emollient: There are a number of excellent emollients on the market. Simple vaseline is cheap and very effective. You may want to consider using vaseline prior to the child going to bed. If he is resistant, wait until he is asleep and apply it. You can also consider using a flavored balm. The taste may help with compliance. ...Read more

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Swollen chapped lips. Why do they keep occurring and how can I stop them?

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Low Humidity.: You should have humidifier in your bed room. Avoid very hot rooms. Apply 1% Hydrocortisone ointment twice daily. ...Read more

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What ingredients should I avoid in products for chapped lips if pores get blocked?

What ingredients should I avoid in products for chapped lips if pores get blocked?

Chelitis: Lip-licking cheilitis is best treated with avoidance of the licking behavior. Drug-induced cheilitis is treated with avoidance of the offending drug, but if this is not possible, frequent application of aquaphor ointment, which is over the counter, may help ease lip pain and irritation. Other possible causes of chapped lips include high fevers as well as environmental conditions, such as cold weat. ...Read more

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My chapped lips will not heal I put Vaseline on them like every hour help me please?

My chapped lips will not heal I put Vaseline on them like every hour help me please?

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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I have severely chapped lips how can I heal them, I've tried, all Chapsticks, vaseline, A&D... What can I do?

Possible allergy: Either you lick your lips a lot, or you are allergic to one of the ingredients in the lip balms. I would see a dermatologist for patch testing, to see if they can find out what you are allergic to ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter product for really chapped lips? I've tried several things and it won't seem to go away!

Aquaphor: I usually recommend aquaphor ointment. It's not very expensive and is like a very soft vaseline. ...Read more

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Have chapped lips with spot that flaked up and I scratched off. Now have a white spot for past few hours in same spot. Normal?

Spot on lip: Keep an eye on the spot on the lip. If it gets bigger or thicker it can be easy taken off. Obviously do mot smoke of drink and avoid direct sunlight to the area, good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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I have had severe chapped lips since around Christmas time. Nothing works to heal it permanently. Sometimes I wake up with dry blood. Please help!

I have had severe chapped lips since around Christmas time. Nothing works to heal it permanently. Sometimes I wake up with dry blood. Please help!

Many reasons: Mouth-breathing due to nasal obstruction is the most common. Licking your lips only worsen the chapping. Also pay attention to toothpaste, mouthwash, lipstick since they may be the cause for the chapping as well. To start, make sure your nose is not obstructed most of the time. And nasal steroid didn't help, see your doctor or an allergist. ...Read more

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How to treat my toddler's chapped lips?

How to treat my toddler's chapped lips?

Lip balm: You can use various things, chpsrtick, lip balm veseline etc.
Ore important may be why they are chapped. Mouth breathing can do this and there are multiple other cause. May want to ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Are chapped lips a symptom of raynaud's disease?

Usually not: Chapped lips is often due to lip eczema (dryness, irritation, cracking, peeling). Too much sun, wind, or water exposure; excessive washing; repeated lip licking; and allergies to lip balm or lipstick ingredients are common causes. Allergic reactions (hives, etc.) can chap lips. Raynaud's lip symptoms may start with pale or whitish lips with numbness in cold temperatures, and then later chapping. ...Read more

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What are the causes and treatments for my frequent chapped lips.?

What are the causes and treatments for my frequent chapped lips.?

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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Are chapped lips a symptom of hsv-2?

Are chapped lips a symptom of hsv-2?

Chapped lips & HSV?: In short, no. Chapped lips are the same as "dry skin" over any other part of your body. They're not the result of a virus. Increasing hydration & using a barrier/salve (aquaphor, petroleum jelly) to maintain moisture should help resolve chapped lips. HSV is a virus. It's initial presentation on the mouth (which may be 1 or 2) is in a blister, that typically bursts & crusts over & is painful. ...Read more

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9yo son just started levothyroxine 2 days ago and has really bad chapped lips since. Is it the medication?

No: This is not caused by thyroid pill. VERY unusual to need thyroid replacement at age 9. The answer will be found in the details you omitted. Sore throat and diarrhea are both reasons to have chapped lips. ...Read more

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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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How to heal chapped lips?

How to heal chapped lips?

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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How to relieve chapped lips?

Lip Balm: Chapped lips is caused by the evaporation of moisture which leaves them dry and cracked. This can be caused by cold weather, wind, sun, mouth breathing, and certain medications.
Use of a good lip balm along with staying hydrated and protecting your lips from the elements should be helpful. ...Read more

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Chapped lips is a common medical finding in patients whose lips have lost their natural moisture. The most common causes include dehydration, dry environment, ...Read more


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