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Spot Lip Peeling Cuts
If my lips are chapped or if I bite my lips and peel skin is it possible to have a white hallow spot from healing. I also dip once in awhile?
Don't Wait: Worrying about this spot will not help you at all. You should see a dentist and have it checked. There is no online advice that can take the place of an oral exam by a trained medical professional. The sooner you have this checked out, the better. If it is a problem, it can be treated more easily. If it is not a problem, you will feel less anxious about it. ...Read more
Lately, one spot on my lip has been dry and peeling. I always wear chap stick and use a soft lip exfoliator occasionally. What could be causing this?
Most likely benign: This is most likely benign at your age but should be evaluated by your dermatologist or dentist. ...Read more
I have a horrible habit of peeling my lip since I was like 4 years old. Now it happens unknowingly when I sleep. I wake up with cuts. Most recent happened 2 nights ago, I woke up with my lip cut but by the night time half my lip was swollen and there are
I would consult: with a Dentist who can fabricate a night-time mouth guard ....use this for a number of months...an "wean gradually" Hope this helps...its a very frustrating problem!!! BTW Use lip balm as often as possible since a moist lip does not generally "peel" Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moisturizer: Moisturizer will help peeling lips if it is caused by dryness. If this doesn't help see your doctor because this may be symptom of another medical problem. ...Read more
Over the Counter: Over the counter remedies are usually sufficient. Part of it is personal preference, but if any of these seem not to improve things in a week perhaps trying a petroleum based product such as vasoline for a week might be helpful. ...Read more