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Lips Peel Think Kissing
No: This just doesn't happen. In the old days before effective treatment, family members never infected one another just by kissing. ...Read more
With chappd lips i kiss a girl. licked my lips n find out i cn feel d blood of my chaped lips.what if shes hiv positve? any risk?
Chapped lips all weekend now have a little blister on bottom lip. It feels nothing like a cold sore. Is it just due to chapped lips? Contagious?
Assume cold sore: It is difficult to assess without an exam, but if it is painfull and you have a history of cold sores, you should avoid contact with other parts of your body, especially your eyes or anyone else until it is resolved. If the blister does not resolve or gets worse within a week, you should see your dentist for an exam. ...Read more
Are canker sores inside mouth (gums, inner cheek) a form of HSV 1? Never had any blister-like cold sores outside on/around lips.
Canker sores?: Canker sores are ulcers of unknown origin. They may result from stress, citrus foods, irritation or trauma. They usually occur on the inside of the mouth and the tongue. Aphthous stomatitis (cold sores or fever blisters) are caused by the hsv-1 virus. They usually occur in clusters on the outside of the lips. Check with your dentist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment for pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have seriously chapped lips I have tried all good lip balm , vaselene , honey, sugar exfoliation, what to do?
Chapped lips: You may have developed a skin infection of your lips which you are constantly reinfecting by using contaminated lip products. I would see your physician to make sure you don't have a recurrent herpes, staphylococcal ,streptococcal, or fungal infection of your lips. All of the above products could cause a contact dermatitis of the lips which can get superinfected and cause this presenation,, ...Read more
I would like to know why small bumps appear on my lips when using lipsticks and other lip products except vaseline and chapsticks?
See below: Yu may be sensitive to one of the chemicals. ...Read more
Well: Could be a couple things one you could've used the Chapstick when you had herpes and keep re-infecting yourself. Another possibility is you use the Stick when you're out in the sun and sunburned can cause a flareup of herpes. For specific diagnosis and treatment recommend health visit ...Read more
I have 2 cold sores on my bottom lip and used this Chapstick that says it treats cold sores and chapped lips, called Herpecín L but after I applied it my lips started stinging. Why?
Herpes labialis: OK, so forget anything topical for these cold sores. In fact, using the chap-stick after you get better is somewhat analogous to re-using toilet paper. It stings because of the pH difference between your damaged lips and the chemicals in the preparation. The best form of treatment for cold sores (herpes basically)..is valacyclovir 1gr tablets...2 in the morning and 2 in the evening..your done! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very tiny blisters on top lip lie at corners. Not like cold sores. Tried aquaphor. Didn't help. Almost like chapped but bit oozy help please?is chell?
Perleche?: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy, My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. Perleche and other problems can evolve. That is a mild yeast infection, but there are many others ...Read more
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
Can HIV be spread at nail salon or makeup counter (try on makeup)? Lip gloss and nail polish are liquid, so virus not exposed to air. Chapped lips?
No risk, no worries: It is probable that nobody in the world ever caught HIV from something like this. If you don't have unprotected sex with partners at risk, and do not share drug injection equipment with other persons, you will never be at risk. Don't worry about any other kind of exposures. ...Read more
Topicals like....: Orabase or anbesol.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are you and your: partner kissing aggressively/forcefully? If so, that could cause trauma to lips. ...Read more