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Lips Dry But Not Chapped
My lips are dry but not chapped and they are completely smooth. I've been drinking lots of water and using chapstick but nothing is working?
Lip balm: Dry cracking lips occur more commonly in cold, dry weather. Over the counter lip balms usually work quite well. ...Read more
My lips are dry and chapped in all the seasons. What's the cause? And how can I get soft lips permanently?
Dry patch/rash in the middle of the right side of my upper lip. Entire bottom lip dry and chapped. What can this be?
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
Vaseline: Vaseline is the best lubricant, but is messy. Any of the over the counter product are good. The best treatment of them all is .....Go to the caribbean (nice humid climate, no dryness, just sunshine and fun). ...Read more
My lips are severely dry and chapped. No ointment I have used is helping. What is the next step? I have used aquaphor, Vaseline, and vaniply
Lip allergy & eczema: Persistent chapped lips is 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). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. Hydrocortisone for 1 wk helps. ...Read more
The corner of my lip is super dry and chapped. It hurts to open my mouth i think maybe it's a cold sore but i'm not sure. How do I make it go away?
Angular Cheilitis: There is a condition called cheilitis where lesions develop in the corners of the mouth and they can be persistent. They can be from lip-licking, nutrient deficiencies, dry mouth etc. These can become subject to opportunistic infections. Using a topical antibiotic and discouraging harmful behaviors (lip licking) may help. ...Read more
Skin is way too much dry.Lips remain chapped.Skin is sensetive to tan.I drink lot of water and use face wash, but no change.Got dark under eyes n acne?
Moisturizer: Use amoisturizer on your skin virgin coconut oil works very well and you can be used as often as you like. ...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.
Borofax: Not sure that it is still made, but i had good success with borofax because it contains lanolin and keeps the lips moist once applied. ...Read more
Im always drink a lot of water everyday but I always still have chapped lips. Do I have other disease? Its embarrassing when people see my lips dry.
Might be lip eczema: Persistent chapped 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 a habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can evaluate. ...Read more
My lips, above and below lips dry up easily, shred and pain especially in air-cond environment.Some yellow fluid exudates.Is it cannot cure permanently?
Might be vitamin def: Some nutritional deficiencies can present as lip cracking. Please see a doctor. ...Read more
If I kept my lips dry n don't apply chapstick..by doing that I think there won't b excess oil... Will fordyce spots fade away??
Here are some ...: Fordyce's spots are ectopic sebaceous glands beneath the skin, which are not hair follicle-related and not affected by applying anything on the lips but obscuring their appearance. Of course, these spots will persist forever. More? Seek pro-evaluation & counseling timely. Best wishes... ...Read more
Why am i thirsty all day long even when i drink water? I just feel my lips dry. I drink about 5 bottles of water. I am 21, 160 pound, can't be diabetes
Hi, my nails are yellow and weak.. My hair fall and my lips dry always my weight 49 kg height 160cm iwant some advice?
Nutrition? thyroid?: Evaluation of nutriton and thyroid will likely explain. ...Read more