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Lip balm useless for sticky lips, is there medication for this condition? Lips get dry i can imagine but why lips turn sticky? What's the mechanism?
Please see: Please see a dermatologist for evaluation. You may be allergic to lip balm. Try plain vaseline lip therapy. ...Read more
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
My saliva gets white and sticky on my lip all the time, wether I put chapstick or not.. Its been like this for almost a yr it bothers me what do I do?
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
The inside of my lower lips feels dryer and sticky. Was a small patch on side now the entire front lip. Feels like thicker skin. 25y f?
Evaluation: You need to be examined. See your PCP or go to UC ...Read more
Poss. infection: Redness can be an indication of infection. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
The lips of my vagina and area around my clitoris feel very itchy. There is also some redness around the area. Discharge feels sticky.
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
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?
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?
My son came home from school with sticky stuff in his head. When I clean it up the hair came out. It's been almost 2 week will the hair come pack. ?
Yes. : It will starting growing back again soon ...Read more
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
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
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