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My hair is thinning, my skin is breaking out and dry, and my lips are severely dry and chapped?

My hair is thinning, my skin is breaking out and dry, and my lips are severely dry and chapped?

You are getting : Younger my friend. These could be signs of thyroid disorder. , vitamin deficiency etc. Discuss with your dr regarding your symptoms! ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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What help very dry skin around the lips and mouth?

What help very dry skin around the lips and mouth?

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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My skin is very dry and acne.

My skin is very dry and acne.

No question: Thank you for letting us know. But you did not ask us a question. ...Read more

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Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry ?

Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry ?

Fungal: Most likely tinea pedis. Athletes feet with what is call Id reaction on hands. Penis prob not related. Don't use ivory soap it is pure soak and drys skin too much ...Read more

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The corners of my lips are very dry and itchy, and around my lips it is dry and itchy, I don't know what is causing this?

The corners of my lips are very dry and itchy, and around my lips it is dry and itchy, I don't know what is causing this?

See Your Doctor: 17 yr old with "dry & itchy around lips". Your symptoms can be caused by prolonged moisture from saliva around the lips such as would occur with excessive lip-licking. The chronic wetness can break down the skin causing redness, inflammation, & itching. However there are chronic inflammatory conditions that can present with these symptoms, require medications & further investigation. See your Doc ...Read more

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My head is itchy and with flaks of dry skin.

My head is itchy and with flaks of dry skin.

Seborrhic Dermatitis: It seems you may have Seborrhic Dermatitis.Yoy can try Selsun Blue Shampoo and if no improvement consult your doctor or a dermatologist ...Read more

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Incredibly dry and cracked bleeding lips help?

Incredibly dry and cracked bleeding lips help?

Lip Baum: Such as Chapstick or just plain Vaseline applied frequently. Don't lick your lips or wet them with water. ...Read more

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What causes non-dry skin is peeling on fingers and palms after a sunburn?

Sun damage: Does not have to be dry to peel. The sun actually blisters up the skin and you slough the outer layer, dry or not. ...Read more

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What happens if my my skin is peeling and the peeled skin is white?

What happens if my my skin is peeling and the peeled skin is white?

VisualDX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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2yr old dry skin above lip and top lip irritated and or dry. Regular cetaphyl atopic stings. Is it ok to put vaseline?  it's red, irritated. Other?

2yr old dry skin above lip and top lip irritated and or dry. Regular cetaphyl atopic stings. Is it ok to put vaseline?  it's red, irritated. Other?

Vaseline is ok: Persistent dry or chapped lips is lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using Hydrocortisone cream plus vaseline or aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lip sunscreen chemicals can cause 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, juices, & saliva. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more

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The area around my lips and my lip are always dry, cracked and peeling. I exfoliant and put vitamin E oil, petroleum jelly, and cream but it no work.

The area around my lips and my lip are always dry, cracked and peeling. I exfoliant and put vitamin E oil, petroleum jelly, and cream but it no work.

You probably: need a prescription medicine and sunscreen for lips. the topicals you are putting on can actually attract sun and make condition worse. Oral vitamin E will help more. see dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options ...Read more

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Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen?

Get checked.: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why is my labia, clitoris, and vaginal lips itching and peeling skin?

Why is my labia, clitoris, and vaginal lips itching and peeling skin?

Doctor visit: You need to see your gynecologist for further evaluation, there is no way that question can be answered on a message board. ...Read more

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Under my eyes is puffy. Skin is flaky and cracked?

?allergies: Maybe you have allergies. Get an evaluation so you can be diagnosed and treated well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Red, bumpy, patchy, dry spots next to corners of mouth/chin. Also on outside corners of nose and eyelid. It's burns. What is this?

Red, bumpy, patchy, dry spots next to corners of mouth/chin. Also on outside corners of nose and eyelid. It's burns. What is this?

Dry skin or infectio: Could be dry skin --use humidifier in room & lotion: if makes it worse could be Angular stomatitis (for mouth issue) which can be due to: long list: see [email protected] for whole list. May need diet modification or antibiotic or antifungal cream. See dermatologist if initial diet changes do not help. ...Read more