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I keep getting bad dry sticky lips and headache right across forehead and nape of neck ??

I keep getting bad dry sticky lips and headache right across forehead and nape of neck ??

Anxiety related?: There are various causes for dry lips and there are also a number of causes of headaches and neck pain. These two symptoms are not necessarily connected. However a possible connection would be stress/anxiety which can cause dry lips from excessive licking of the lips when stressed, as well as neck pain from muscle tension. ...Read more

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Feel sick as been vomiting lips are sticky should i go to the hospital or go to sleep that's what i feel like doing?

Feel sick as been vomiting lips are sticky should i go to the hospital or go to sleep that's what i feel like doing?

Sounds like: you are suffering from a viral infection ...this is not without a high fever a "hospital" issue. You could seek medical care from a Walk In Unit or consult with you PCP (Primary Care Provider) Need more information for a more detailed answer ...Do you have a TEMPERATURE?? Any recent EXPOSURES???? Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Started realizing I have very dry mouth 2 weeks ago started hydrating, use products n quit smoking. Dry mouth seems better but lips still sticky. Why?

Started realizing I have very dry mouth 2 weeks ago started hydrating, use products  n quit smoking. Dry mouth seems better but lips still sticky. Why?

Sticky lips?: Perhaps the "products" you are using for your lips are creating the "sticky" feeling? What are you using? Any better answer would require a personal examination. See a physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can vitamin pills cause lips to be sticky? Normal dosage

Do you think so?: If you felt they could be the cause and you stopped using them and the stickiness went away i would listen to your body and conclude that the pills had some role especially if resuming their use the same symptom came back. If you stopped and started 3 times and this always happened that would be fairly convincing. This is called a single subject research design, . ...Read more

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My lips are very sticky what can cause this .I drink all the time and I have low blood sugars .

My lips are very sticky what can cause this .I drink all the time and I have low blood sugars .

Also dry mouth?: Usually if you feel your lips are dry and easily stick together the cause is decreased saliva production leading to dry mouth. First, could it be a side effect from a medication your are takin? Anti-depressants top this list! Sjogren's Syndrome can cause this AND dry eyes. GERD/reflux can also cause, as can general dehydration. Iron/vitamin deficiency, smoking can cause. Your doc can help sort out ...Read more

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Red ring around lip piercing along with this sticky substance, what could it be?

Poss. infection: Redness can be an indication of infection. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am constantly swallowing my own saliva, my lips are always sticky and the amount of saliva is forcing me to constantly swallow throughout the day. ?

I am constantly swallowing my own saliva, my lips are always sticky and the amount of saliva is forcing me to constantly swallow  throughout the day. ?

Ptyalism: It is not abnormal to make saliva and swallow through the day, unless you are making a large amount. That is called ptyalism. See either a dental professional, general MD or ENT to evaluate your situation. Further information: http://www.oralb.com/topics/what-is-ptyalism.aspx. or for a more technical link see: http://www.fpnotebook.com/ENT/Sx/Drlng.htm. ...Read more

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Heard of burkholderia cepacia on the lips/labia of vagina? A slight bulge grows, where our gynae drained with clear sticky fluids coming out. Worried.

Heard of burkholderia cepacia on the lips/labia of vagina? A slight bulge grows, where our gynae drained with clear sticky fluids coming out. Worried.

Environmental orgnsm: Burkholderia cepacia is a group of bacteria species that are common in the environment and usually do not cause disease. They are found on skin of normal people. B. Cepacia is more dangerous in those who have cystic fibrosis (causes lung infections) or who are elderly and infirm. For all infections on the labia, local treatment/warm compresses and drainage of infected areas are usually effective. ...Read more

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Have recurring swelling on the inside of my bottom lip. An ulcer i bit has formed a blood blister with a sack of yellow sticky fluid beneath. Advice?

Have recurring swelling on the inside of my bottom lip. An ulcer i bit has formed a blood blister with a sack of yellow sticky fluid beneath. Advice?

Mucocele: Likely a mucocele, which is a minor salivary gland with a blocked duct. Whether a mucocele, or another problem (possibly a minor salivary gland tumor) it should be removed by an oral surgeon and sent for biopsy. ...Read more

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It's been a month that every few days i wake up with a dry as desert mouth full of sticky white jelly-like thing in it. What's the problem?

It's been a month that every few days i wake up with a dry as desert mouth full of sticky white jelly-like thing in it. What's the problem?

See Your Dentist: There are many causes for waking up with a dry mouth. Please see your dentist for a comprehensive evaluation of your specific problem and related symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do I have sticky mucus in my mouth?

Why do I have sticky mucus in my mouth?

Xerostomia or: Dry mouth. There are many conditions associated with dry mouth and thick saliva or mucus. The most common is xerostomia. The best way to treat dry mouth depends on what's causing it. You can relieve dry mouth temporarily by using otc products containing xylitol . However, for the best long-term dry mouth treatment, you need to see orofacial pain or oral medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Burning, sticky mouth after swallowing cum?

Burning, sticky mouth  after swallowing cum?

See your doctor: Please see your doctor. Your symptoms could be suggestive of an irritation from the semen itself, but there is also the possibility of a sexually transmitted infection having been passed to you orally; a swab test can help determine this. It's important to practice safe oral sex practices to prevent STI transmission; dental dams are effective barriers in such cases. ...Read more

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I m farida. i have head egg lice which is sticky to my hair and doesn't go since long years. please help me with simple home remedies?

I m farida. i have head egg lice which is sticky to my hair and doesn't go since long years. please help me with simple home remedies?

Nit comb/vinegar: Some find that a strong solution of pickling or apple cider vinegar can help loosen the bond the nit (lice egg) has to hair. Rinsing the hair in this solution followed by combing with a fine comb can help. Another product may be needed to kill the lice, but this can help with the eggs. ...Read more