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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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How to stop peeling dead skin off lips?

How to stop peeling dead skin off lips?

? topical : May be due to dryness, so a good cream may help. May be due to allergies (mouth breathing/snoring) antihistamines may help that. Avoid irritants -, esp bright/white toothpastes. ...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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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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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.?

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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Theres some redness just below my lips. It looks like skin peeling. What is it? What could have caused it?

See below: This sounds like a contact reaction from some sort of exposure to an irritant or eczema. It could be from biting your lower lip or from licking your lips or sucking on your lower lip. It also could be from anything that you are placing in your mouth and is sticking out and rubbing below your lips. Have your doctor take a look to be sure. You can try some Vaseline or Aquaphor on the area first. ...Read more

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The skin around (not on, but around) my lips is peeling and itching. But there are no bumps so i don't know if it's herpes or what. What could it be?

Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis. It mostly occurs in women and children. The clinical and histologic features of the perioral dermatitis lesions resemble those of rosacea. Patients require systemic and/or topical treatment, an evaluation of the underlying factors, and reassurance. ...Read more

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Why is my labia, clitoris, and vaginal lips itching and peeling skin?

Why is my labia, clitoris, and vaginal lips itching and peeling skin?

Doctor visit: You need to see your gynecologist for further evaluation, there is no way that question can be answered on a message board. ...Read more