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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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Why are my lips extremely dry with a constant white ring around them? No lip moisturizer works

Why are my lips extremely dry with a constant white ring around them? No lip moisturizer works

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

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Was given Desonide Ointment 0.05% for really chapped lips caused by Claravis. Was wondering how does this work for my lips? Is it a moisturizer?

Was given Desonide Ointment 0.05% for really chapped lips caused by Claravis. Was wondering how does this work for my lips? Is it a moisturizer?

Mild corticosteroid: It work by stimulating the synthesis of enzymes to decrease inflammation, suppress mitotic activity and cause vasoconstriction. You should realize that your doctor has prescribed this medication as the benefit to you. ...Read more

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Why are my lips always peeling? What should I use as a good moisturizer? Vaseline and carmax does not work (of course).

Why are my lips always peeling?  What should I use as a good moisturizer?  Vaseline and  carmax does not work (of course).

Lip balm: Drink plenty of fluids, avoid mouth breathing, and review medications you are taking. Prevention is the best way to deal with this. Use lip balm always especially during cold weather, or hot environments. ...Read more

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I woke up and suddenly my lips were extremely chapped and irritated. I tried to moisturizer and exfoliate to help speed up recovery but it seemed to make it worse and it seems like perhaps some sort of puss is coming out as my Chapstick gets watery quick

Take it easy!!: Exfoliation of chapped lips? Excuse me while I step outside for a moment to let out a scream. Go easy and keep lubricated. Lips will heal quickly. Vaseline or Aquaphor GENTLY applied 10x a day will help you. "Exfoliation" is seldom a useful process for any kind of skin, but is guaranteed to devastate chapped lips. If your lips are like potato chips just lubricate them. ...Read more

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The area around my mouth and lips have been very dry, rough, and peeling a lot. I wear a lot of moisturizer daily, but doesn't help? What could it be?

The area around my mouth and lips have been very dry, rough, and peeling a lot. I wear a lot of moisturizer daily, but doesn't help? What could it be?

Dry mouth: Try a super b complex vitamin. Use ion moisturizer and then drink a lot of wAter. Have your family doctor check you for diabetes although I do not think you have it. Feel better. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from acne above my upper lip for a couple of months now I have tried clean & clear face cream an moisturizer but didn't help muc?

I have been suffering from acne above my upper lip for a couple of months now I have tried clean & clear face cream an moisturizer but didn't help muc?

Acne upper lip: Person of unknown age and gender notes: I have been suffering from acne above my upper lip for a couple of months now I have tried clean & clear face cream an moisturizer but didn't help much? ANS: Suspect it is just plain acne and you will grow out of it. Show to you Dr and ask about their opinion. Or go to see Dermatologist. Keep us posted. ...Read more

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I constantly have a red/dry "mustache" on my upper lip. I use benzoyl peroxide and moisturizer daily for acne. What can I do to calm redness?

I constantly have a red/dry "mustache" on my upper lip. I use benzoyl peroxide and moisturizer daily for acne. What can I do to calm redness?

Benzoyl peroxide: Can cause the constant redness so if you are using it on your upper lip try stopping. Also try shea butter. Consider seeing an acupuncturist as well to calm the extra heat in your system...Steroids would help but do not like to use them on face. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Definition)

When the skin is dry or injured, moisturizing creams or lotions can be ...Read more