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Red Chapped Throbbing Lips
Health problems: Swollen lips can be a strong indicator of poor health. Swollen lips are sometimes caused by crohn's disease, which normally causes swelling in the bowel but can inflame the lymph ducts at any point in the body. Swollen lips can also indicate a food sensitivity. Pale pink lips are a common side-effect of anemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi what causes itchy nose, lips, inside mouth and frequently sneezing? Itchy around corner of lips and itchy face now and itchy legs
Allergies: You have gotten exposed to something that you are allergic to. It could be something environmental in the air or some sort of food or skin product. Pay attention and see if you can figure out what it is. Try a non-sedating antihistamine like loratadine to help with the itching. ...Read more
What causes itchy mouth roof, itchy face, itchy nose, itchy eyes and itchy body also itchy lips all at once? And also mouth ulcer on upper & lower lip
Itchy mouth: This is impossible to diagnose accurately without a clinical exam and thorough medical history. It sounds like you have either a viral infection, or an allergic reaction to something ingested or touched to your face. Viral infection usually heals in 7-10 days. To be certain, see your medical doctor for an examination. If it is an allergy, it is very important to learn what you are allergic to. ...Read more
Red dry swollen lips that itch with red bumps on upper and lower lip. No blister or crust. Happened after 8hr Chapstick. Tried Vaseline and coco oil ?
Visual dx: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy possible: You likely have an allergic reaction again. Please send a photo to help determine cause. Have you been checked for mastocytosis or eosinophilia or had a formal allergy skin test? This may be needed depending on severity. For now follow the "low inflammatory diet" at [email protected] ...Read more
Chapped Lips: Cheilitis is an inflammation of the lips, typically causing peeling, cracking and soreness. Angular cheilitis refers specifically to inflammation at the corners of the mouth. Many conditions and factors can precipitate transient or chronic cheilitis, including overexposure to the sun, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, medications, dehydration, diet and certain systemic diseases. ...Read more
Red rimmed lips. Tiny bumps near edge of lips and on lip. But near the edge. Not tingly or itching. But my lips feel dry. Doesn't look like sore.
Fordyce spots: If these spots are very small and don't bother you at all they are likely fordyce spots. These are actually normal oil glands which, for reasons of individual variation in pigmentation and skin thickness, are more visible. They should generally be left alone, as picking at them may result in scarring, inflammation, or infection and will not remove them permanently. ...Read more
Habit: Are you "licking" your lips, because they are sore. This strips off skin oils and promotes irritants. A constant use of a vapor barrier, for a few days may break the cycle. (basic vaseline, ect). ...Read more
Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!
Irritant: This appears to be an irritant reaction. Check on the products you have been using on your face or even oral products. Are you using teeth-whitening tooth paste? How about mouth-wash introduced prior to onset of the lip problem? ...Read more
I am experiencing skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp) , rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples) , itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla
Sore/ itchy rash: May be eczema, psoriasis which could respond to steroids but may need stronger treatment if diffuse , folliculitis for which mupirocin topical and bactrim oral if not allergic would help , or autoimmune process . or food intolerence- gluten, milk . Would follow up with dermatologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why have i got red raw lips and gums suddenly? I have eroded areas on my inner lips which are bright red and tender gums to brush! dry mouth
Possible systemic : Unless you have recently changed your toothpaste or mouth rinse it may be a sign of a systemic problem. You might try a tooth paste like spry children's tooth paste.. It has nothing harsh in it.. Get it a health food store.. Otherwise see a physician or dentist specializing in oral medicine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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