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Why dose the skin on my lips look bluish and peel ?

Why dose the skin on my lips look bluish and peel ?

Thin and oil free: The skin on the lips is different from skin on the rest of your face. It appears bluish because capillaries and very small veins called venules all together give the appearance of more circulation than the rest of the facial skin. The peeling happens because there are no oil gland in the lips causing them to be chronically dry. Regular use of chap stick or something similar will decrease peeling. ...Read more

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Peeling skin inside mouth on cheeks and inside of lips both upper and lower. Almost look like blisters, and or dry skin painful lasts about a week?

Peeling skin inside mouth on cheeks and inside of lips both upper and lower. Almost look like blisters, and or dry skin  painful lasts about a week?

Depends: There are multiple conditions that may cause your skin to peel inside your mouth. Including infections like hand and mouth disease, drug reactions like stevens johnsons syndrome, immune system disorders like pemphigus go to a doctor for evaluation. They can do labs and biopsy the skin to find out why. ...Read more

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Will zilactin-l make an undeveloped cold sore look worse , before it makes it better?Cause im not sure if its a cold sore. I was peeling the skin off of my lips and thats what caused the sore. So if its not a cold sore i sure hate to dry it all out and ma

Will zilactin-l make an undeveloped cold sore look worse , before it makes it better?Cause im not sure if its a cold sore. I was peeling the skin off of my lips and thats what caused the sore. So if its not a cold sore i sure hate to dry it all out and ma

No: It won't. Herpes lesions follow a normal course of development and healing. Sometimes the lesion can be subdued, shortened, and suppressed. Zovirax ointment, valtrex loading dose, or laser treatment at very first prodrome can all be successful at this. I have many "usual" recurring patients who come in at first sign and laser treatment does wonders! ...Read more

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I have small places on the left side of my lip that seems to be swollen slightly and bleeds if I peel the skin off. Not sure if I should get it checke?

I have small places on the left side of my lip that seems to be swollen slightly and bleeds if I peel the skin off. Not sure if I should get it checke?

Virus?: Typically mouth lesions (cold sores) are from a virus and can be treated conservatively with no intervention. Sometimes we give medication if it is severe or persistent. Try leaving it alone and see if it heals. If is persistent or gets worse get an evaluation. ...Read more

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The skin in my lips is peeling and flaky. It's been happening for months. Chapped lip medication helps but after use it just comes back. It doesn't hurt but is irritating.?

Chelitis: Lip-licking cheilitis is best treated with avoidance of the licking behavior. Drug-induced cheilitis is treated with avoidance of the offending drug, but if this is not possible, frequent application of aquaphor ointment, which is over the counter, may help ease lip pain and irritation. Other possible causes of chapped lips include high fevers as well as environmental conditions, such as cold weat. ...Read more

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What could possibly be wrong with me if my lips harden like leather and I have to peel the dead skin off daily?

What could possibly be wrong with me if my lips harden like leather and I have to peel the dead skin off daily?

Dehydration: Sounds like you have significant problem with dehydration. You will need to hydrate yourself. Also apply some moisturizer/lip balm etc to your lips. If not working- go to see your doc and discuss further. ...Read more

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How can I treat chapped lips and they have become big because of peeling the skin off...I want to make them thin again?

How can I treat chapped lips and they have become big because of peeling the skin off...I want to make them thin again?

Patch testing: You may be licking your lips as a habit and do not even realize it. It is also that you are using a lipstick or lipbalm that you are allergic to. Find a dermatologist that does patch testing. ...Read more