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What Can Be Done About A Split Lip
Split lip: A split lip needs to be repaired by a doctor, particularly if it is deep enough to be into the muscle of the lip. This is done with sutures that can be dissolvable in most cases. A surface abrasion will heal on its own and can be treated with antibiotic ointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No natural treatment: Dark lips cannot be lightened with any natural means. Best and safest to use lipsticks to alter the color of your lips. ...Read more
Chapped lips: Chapped lips are caused by dryness of the lips. Part of the underlying problem may be that you need to drink more water or fluids. Other than that, you will need to use something that will keep the lips moist. This could be as simple as vaseline or lip balm, medicated or not. Apply frequently until the lips are soft and supple and there is no more cracking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help 4 swollen lips: I would not do what ever made them sore anymore. 1. Too much kissing can do it. But if split either it was way too much kissing or you are dehydrated. 2. Can also be due to allergy to meds or cat or shrimp etc with severe reaction so need to go to urgent care to see what else is going on. Unless 1 is the cause. Keep us posted. ...Read more
Maybe,maybe not: Generally, if the cut is limited to the red of the lips, it is ususlly left open to self heal.Bacteriostatic factors in saliva keep it from festering. If the cut crosses over into the junction between facial skin and the red , stitches may be needed to line up the edges and prevent healing in a jaged line. ...Read more
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