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My Lip Is Oozing And Its Super Dry It Is Itchy And It Is Red What Do I Do
Could be a cold sore: "cold sores" are usually caused by the herpes simplex type 1 virus. They respond to antiviral medications. If it's not healing, then an office visit may be worthwhile. More concerning, though, is that a basal cell skin cancer can have a similar appearance, particularly if the lesion is not healing and doesn't respond to treatment after some time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hydrate and protect: First, you have to make sure the tissues are staying healthy. The easy fix is to drink more water to hydrate from the inside, and wear a lip balm to protect lips from the environment (and keep moisture in). Next, eliminate the possibility that youhave an alergic reaction by noting if you get symptoms shortly after certain foods or gums. No relief, see your dentist or oral surgeon to assess. ...Read more
EXTREMELY dry and peeling lips with inflamed red and itchy vermillion border for a month now. Nothing has helped, have to apply balm every 30 min.
Meds??: I would look at diet and any meds that you are on first but if nothing is out of the ordinary I would seek help from my local MD/dermatologist to get to the bottom of this issue. No worries. Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more
The area around my lips have been red, dry and itchy, also sometimes my lips will turn red and swell up, what could this be?
Contact rash: This could be from a minor allergic reaction to something you are eating/drinking or to a makeup/cream you are applying.More commonly,this is from lip-licking,which often becomes a habit and is irritating to the lips and surrounding area.You may want to keep a written log of when this is happening and what foods/creams you are using and when this flares up.See your doctor for possible treatment. ...Read more
The areas around my lips feel very dry but it does not show it, I don't know what is causing this, also my chin area is very red and itchy, causes?
Hi, I get a non raised of itchy red rash/ patches on my cheeks and around eyes 1/7 days of the week, I also get red, dry upper lip 6/7 do you know?
Allergy: Since the rash is not persistent but does recur, It could be due to allergy or intolerance to makeup or cosmetics. Occasionally such a reaction is an eczema reaction to foods. Some people react to materials in eye glasses this way. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise treatment. ...Read more