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Lips don't produce natural moisture I tried Aquaphor and everything. don't lick lips what do I do? 8 weeks no balm then started again lips still chap
Chapped lips: Carmex is an easy product to find and usually very resilient. You may also try Vitamin E oil-pierce a capsule and squeeze to apply to the lips and surrounding area. The moisture will be absorbed(Vit E is an antioxidant). Also consider taking 1-2 teaspoonsful of Flax seed oil(1-2 capsules) per day. Moisturize from the inside out> ...Read more
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
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
Is it true that chapstick makes dry lips even worse? Have very bad chap lips to the point they bust open and bleed at times. Nothing seems to help.
This month a day before my period was due I started spotting brownish red and pink for five days with very little blood on my pad all when I wiped on the tissue my breasts are sore and im tired and hungry all the time with dry chap lips?
Doctor can evaluate: There are many reasons to be tired, quite a few reasons to be hungry, and several reasons for sore breasts. A primary care doctor can evaluate to see what might be happening. There could be a hormonal problem, and the doctor can do a urine pregnancy test to rule that out. Other tests, such as blood tests, can help look for causes of hunger and fatigue. ...Read more
My lips are dry and cracking i can't seem to use chap stick lip gloss or even vasoline because ill get a cold sore every time. Anything else i can try?
Try this...: Take a topical antiviral ointment like zovirax , denavir, (penciclovir) or viractin and use it in combination with a lip balm or petroleum coating. You could even use abreva. These ointments have petroleum bases which will help lubricate your cracked lips and provide antiviral protection. Make sure you discuss with your dentist why you keep getting cold sores when applying these agents. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are a number: of different causes for dry lips. Some are benign and others are more serious. Examination and testing can be done to confirm a diagnosis. Make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more
I have had dry lips for two months I have tried vaseline and all kinds of chap stick.What will help?
Tips for dry lips: Dry lips can occur during any season, especially in certain climate conditions. Avoid licking which aggravates the dryness and causes the lips to constantly chap. Instead, apply aquaphor or aveeno (oatmeal) healing ointment to moisten and mask from the sun. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there anything i can do or any type of chap stick that will lighten my lip color and keeper them moist ?
Chap stick: Any type of chap stick should help to keep them moist, but your proably have to look in the make-up department to look for something to lighten the color. ...Read more
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?
Hi there, I am suffering from very very dry lips for over 2yrs and cannot find any solutions.Chap sticks, vitamins, petroleum jelly.Nothing works?
Try Aquaphor: I've had a lot of success with this product. It has the right consistency, is non-irritating, and lasts awhile. It can be expensive, so try a small jar, or ask your doctor if she/he has a sample. Sometimes pediatricians get lots of sample of this. Feel better! ...Read more
My 4 yrs old son's dry lips condition keeps coming back for about two months now after few days. We keep him hydrated and use chap stick + oliv oil?
Hydrate inside: If your son licks his lips frequently due to the dryness then it will be hard to keep his lips hydrated. The constant licking maintains the dry skin that becomes hard to maintain with only topical moisturizers. Try maintaining appropriate hydration from within, plenty of water. Most of us do not take in enough water and this keeps the skin dry. Also change from chap stick to vaseline ...Read more
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
Hi! I have recently got a red rash just on my top lip, it looks like I've got lipstick left on my lip. Its very dry and beginning to chap.
I went skiing the other day and now it feels like above my upper lip is really dry and chapped, but chap stick doesn't help. What can I do?
Chapped: Chapped , dry, sunburned lips may respond to fragrance free moisturizer. Otc Hydrocortisone cream applied to red, irritated areas for a few days has a calming effect. If no improvement , see a dermatologist. Always use sunscreen on the lips, face, and sun exposed areas while outdoors. ...Read more
Chap stick allergy? After applying a menthol chapstick broke out with small water blisters on lips.
Best thing : To do is stop using it. You may have become sensitized to it . If it is an old chapstick, and you don't wipe it clean after each usage, chances are, there is bacteria overgrowth and who knows what else. You can always buy a new one and try again . If you still get the blisters, i would stop them altogether . Get yourself checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
Can I use vaseline instead of chap stick on my 4 yrs old son's repeatedly cracked lips? Is it safe as he will lick some of it in?
Yes: Chapsticks contain vaseline too. It might be called petrolatum but that's what it is. The small quantities that you would put on the lips should not cause any harm even if ingested. ...Read more
Lately, one spot on my lip has been dry and peeling. I always wear chap stick and use a soft lip exfoliator occasionally. What could be causing this?
Most likely benign: This is most likely benign at your age but should be evaluated by your dermatologist or dentist. ...Read more