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Lips Feel Dry And Numb
Irritation: It's a bit hard to answer your question without knowing what your definition of "chapped" is. In general, if your lips feel dry, vaseline or aquaphor are your best products due to their inability to cause a secondary reaction. If you feel your lips are swelling, you should be seen immediately. ...Read more
Need exam: There are many reasons for such a condition, and cannot be answered correctly unless a doctor reviews your medical history, see what area is numb, how much swelling you have, where the swelling seems to originate, etc. X-ray may be necessary to better diagnose. As a dentist, i see often that an infected tooth caused much swelling and abnormal nerve response. See a dentist/doctor today! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Lots of things.: Your symptoms can be the result of a variety of reasons. Anxiety as well as the warning of a migraine episode are both possibilities. The possibility of a more serious condition such as Guillain- Barre syndrome can present with similar symptoms. It might be best to discuss your symptoms with your family doctor for a thorough exam and evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mouth is always dry and lip have a burning sensation back of my throat feel dry and sometimes hurt?
See your doctor to : make sure that your medications, eyedrops, or any medical disease or condition may not be causing this. Sometimes antihistamines, autoimmune conditions, antidepressants, can cause the mucous membranes in the mouth and throat to feel try. So this needs to be looked into further. Usually an easy solution. May need to change your medication. Or treat your condition differently. ...Read more
Should i test for candida? My chapped lips and little puffy mouth and lips feel better after starving myself?
Probably not...: Starving ones self will not change candidasis. ...Read more
HVAC system or: Home allergens could be the source of your overnight problems. A humidifier is a small investment to start with to place in your bedroom and see if your symptoms decrease. Also trying an over-the-counter clariten or Allegra (fexofenadine) course might be first lines to combat seasonal allergies, in addition to a visit with your pcp. ...Read more
My skin feels dry and black specially near lips and also my hair feels weird and dry please recommend me something?
You sh: You should see a dermatologist to discuss your options. ...Read more
Processed food: Most dry foods are processed in some way. These processed foods have bisphenol a which blocks an important protein in liver involved in cadmium detoxification. Cadmium can lower 25-oh vit d3 which can cause dry skin on lips. Cadmium is a ubiquitous pollutant you can read about on my web page. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The last few mornings been waking up with my face feeling numb and my lips. Lips feel like I have two fat lips. What could cause that?
Sounds: Sounds like a hypersensitivity or "allergic reaction" although it would be better to be evaluated in person. Have you started using new bed linens, dental products or laundry detergent? This could be the cause. Sometimes medication may cause you to wake up with swollen lips. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Early cold sore?: I am very impressed you used the word "philtrum"--i have not used or heard of that word from anyone in a very long time. Anyhow, cold sore can come out on/at or near this area and can start out as tingly sensation. Because the nerve also controls the health of your skin, this "pending area" is affected and skin can dry out/die quicker, hence flaking. If worsening, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer