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Can i tell me how i can get rid of a red upper lip that is eczema?

Can i tell me how i can get rid of a red upper lip that is eczema?

Usually from licking: often times the redness on the lip is from licking your lip. Try a wax based lip sunscreen to prevent the enzymes from your mouth getting on your skin. If it doesn't resolve add a little hydrocortisone at night. If still persists, see your dermatologist to get diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dry redness on upper lip. its the shape of a circle and the size of the end of a q-tip. it itched at first, now there is nothing but red-dryness?

Dry redness on upper lip. its the shape of a circle and the size of the end of a q-tip. it itched at first, now there is nothing but red-dryness?

Drylip rashvsherpes: could be herpes if tingling, little bumps and but since only rash could be fungus or just local allergic reaction or even dry lip rash in that area, try over the counter antifungal cream like Lamisil (terbinafine) and or hydrocortisone cream 10 % for up to a week, keep lips non dry with petroleum jelly or some lip balm. don't lick lips in cold weather, causes dry lip rash. if not better after 2-3 weeks seedr ...Read more

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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?

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

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I've had redness on my upper lip for some time now and I don't know how to get rid of it. I've used vasiline, & hydrocortisone.

I've had redness on my upper lip for some time now and I don't know how to get rid of it. I've used vasiline, & hydrocortisone.

Sensitive area: pl be specific for how long you have it ? see a dermatologist , describing a rash and visual are 2 different things avoid acidic foods ...Read more

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I have small bumps some are white some are red above my upper lip. They aren't itchy or red or inflamed. They have no effect other than being there.

I have small bumps some are white some are red above my upper lip. They aren't itchy or red or inflamed. They have no effect other than being there.

Would like to see: I would like to see the area of concern. You can upload an image to me via an online consultation at Health Tap and I can discuss it with you>http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI Another alternative is to upload an image to imgur.com and attach it to a private link. You can ask your question again with the link inserted in your question. ...Read more

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Dry, red skin over upper lip. crusts over& drys out& flakes. not a cold sore or impitego. started out as chapped lips& has been there for 2 months ?

Dry, red skin over upper lip. crusts over& drys out& flakes. not a cold sore or impitego. started out as chapped lips& has been there for 2 months
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Get it looked at: you need someone to look at it to diagnose it. How do you know it isn't a cold sore, impetigo, or something else? Answer: have a physician look at it. ...Read more

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Red and swollen upper lip yesterday evening woke up with two small spots on upper lip could feel them but not see them. Woke up this morning and lip was red and swollen with a little tingling. Could this be a spider bite?

Red and swollen upper lip yesterday evening woke up with two small spots on upper lip could feel them but not see them. Woke up this morning and lip was red and swollen with a little tingling. Could this be a spider bite?

Yes : Yes it could be a spider bite. It could be an infection from a tooth, hair follicle, or sebaceous gland. Recommend that you see your physician as soon as possible to make sure that it does not progress to a msra infection which is difficult to treat. In the mean time wash it with soap and water then place an antibiotic ointment on the site. ...Read more

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My friend has a big red bump on his upper lip that grew 3x it's size over night. And it's painful. What could it be?

Sounds like: An infection or occult injury. Get to a doctor for accurate diagnosis, because it is difficult to tell without actually looking at it. ...Read more

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