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Wind Burned Lips
Sunburn: Cooling off the burn can help at first with cool compresses using ice and cold water. Over the counter Hydrocortisone or prescription creams can help. Taking oral Ibuprofen pills can help reduce the inflammation and offer fast relief. If there are actual blisters, you need to watch for infection. ...Read more
6yr old son gets hot swollen hands, fingers, ears, lips in cold weather or extremely cold food, depending on exposure. What causes "hot swollen skin"?
See below: Increased blood flow to theses "extremity areas" is likely the cause. As long as there is no pain, this is natural (to an extent) so to keep these areas from loosing blood flow (cold can do this) and thus decreasing oxygen to the tissues, where, if without, tissues metabolism slows and if it stops, tissues can die. His response may be slightly exaggerated but, without pain, i would not worry. ...Read more
Lip balm irritation. Inner lip only frm lip balm (petroleum jelly, beeswax & shea butter based, all fragrance free). Same feel after eating spicy food?
Lips: You can suffer from irritation from using lip balm especially those with flavoring or petroleum based. It can also come from contact with other irritants you may be eating, chewing, or sucking including meds. However, if the inflammation is only on the inner lip, you may be suffering from a form of lichen planis. Common site. No cure just control. Talk to dentist. Research affliction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but you could: have hot, inflammed skin after sunburning, and that could make you feel hot. Night sweats are altogether different, and usually related to hormones, thyroid dysfunction, etc. So, check with your doctor if this persists for more than a few days, especially since you say you have a lump at front of your neck (thyroid is located there!) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unlikely if in US: Or live on a superfund site.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lips(mainly inside area)red, slight burn, feels swollen, doesn't look swollen.Sensation as if eaten a bag of salty chips.Had it all day. Chapped lips?
Allergy: "chapped" lips would be cracked and/or peeling, you would be able to tell easily. That would be due to dryness; however, your description is suspicious for contact dermatitis from something that has touched your lips recently. I suggest applying OTC cortisone cream and keep the lips covered and avoid dryness and irritation. If not improving in the next 24-48 hours, see you dermatologist. ...Read more
3yr old past 2 times in saltwater, sun, sunscreen gets red splottchy puffy rash under eyes and on cheek. Puked this time. Slightly sun burnt on back.
Allergic reaction or sun exposu: This sounds like a generalized allergic reaction. It could be to salt water, a pathogen in the saltwater, the sunscreen, or something in the sand. Also combination of sun exposure can cause dehydration which can present that these symptoms. Push fluids and administer benadryl (diphenhydramine). If in doubt take the child to the er or pediatrician. ...Read more
I have dark brown spots on my lips both upper and lower lip due to excessive lip biting dry cracked lips & licking. How to get my pink lips back ?
Peutz-Jeghers Synd?: Dark brown spots on the lips may be the first manifestation of peutz-jehgers syndrome. While the spots are benign, the dangerous association is with polyps in the gastrointestinal tract that can become cancerous. A family history may help sort out the diagnosis. Lip biting, chapped lips and licking will not cause these melanotic macules.See a dermatologist, and have a colonoscopy. ...Read more
Going through menopause, everything drying out including hair.Getting little blisters, itching and burning on lips around my mouth, haven't been exposed to oral herpes?
B vitamin/coconut oi: In my clinical experience, I have found that adding a b50 supplement daily may make a significant difference in preventing blisters around the lips that are not herpes. Coconut oil would also be a good addition to the diet, and even applied to the blisters. It has anti bacterial, anti viral and anti fungal properties. It also makes an excellent conditioner for dry hair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Give it time: There isn't much you can do to speed up healing. You are 18 and so should heal relatively fast. Just keep area dry and clean and once healed, you may use some vitamine to hopefully minimize scarring. Also, use of sunscreen is important because that area is more susceptible to sun damage. Becareful. Good luck. ...Read more
Probably: It sounds as if you are "windburnt." keep the areas clean. ...Read more
Ate orange-like fruit in peruvian jungle. chapped and dry lips and surrounding skin for over 7 days. ?
Contact Dermatitis: What you are describing sounds like a contact dermatitis (likely allergic contact dermatitis more so than irritant contact dermatitis). This can happen with some foods. Interestingly, there area certain foods that cross react with a latex allergy. These foods include Avocado, Banana, Chestnuts, Kiwi. Sometime the skin of a mango can cause this problem as well. If persists, seek medical help. ...Read more
My inside upper lip is burning and red. My top lips are chapped and red. My bottom inside lips are the same. I eat spicey they swell up kt hirts been ?
Red swollen lips: You may be allergic to some spice or food like tomatoes. Would change your diet for 1-2 weeks , eat bland food like white rice, avocados, no spice chicken, avoid acid food ornages, citrus , tomatos,vinegar, dressings, try Zyrtec in AM benedryl in PM, coconut or olive oil to lips (if not allergic), before bed for a week, avoid alcohol, smoking, check for herpes/ strep f/u w/doc or allergist ...Read more
Last day najla came back from camping with a hot dark red face burned from the sun like someone burned it with real fire the skin is burned whattod?
Red & blistered? : Sounds like sunburn. If blisters, then she has 2nd degree burn. Even without blisters, it can be painful, as you know. Use cool compresses. You may find topical Aloe/benzocaine combination to be a soothing option. If this is not helping or child is not improving, then seek clinical advice. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My lips is always burned during this time of the year when the weather is getting cold..why is that? And how do I prevent it? This wind burn usually lead to embarrassing cold sores after
Excessive dryness: Colder, drier and winder weather strips your lips of moisture, resulting in breakdown which promotes cracking, peeling and flare ups of cold sores. Avoid excessive licking and use a hypoallergenic non-scented lip balm for protection. ...Read more
Often get sudden burning wind feeling in left ear,have to grip it&tilt my head.Face red&painfully hot too.Daily fevers,near 100 by night,bloodwrk norm?
Complicated: Complicated problem. Advise see ENT doc for assessment. ...Read more
My friend has some hard bumps and fissures of broken skin on penis head and around the lining of his foreskin Skin gets irritated to cold air and burn?
BUMPS ON PENIS, ETC.: WHAT, PRAY TELL, IS THE QUESTION?Get a more detailed answer ›
Why does my hands and feet turn red and swell when i lay down to sleep at night. also wake up gasping for air my nose burning,head ache,lost 65lbs. ?
Reflux: One additional cause that could cause problems in the mouth and on the lips is a reflux which is undisguised. This can also give symptoms of laryngitis. If there are no outside causes see your physician re workup and if other symptoms are present evaluation for possible reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Strip club: Guilty conscience maybe. Who knows?Get a more detailed answer ›
Lip balm: Dry cracking lips occur more commonly in cold, dry weather. Over the counter lip balms usually work quite well. ...Read more
Herpes simplex?: You might be breaking out with herpes simplex virus. If this is the case you will know rather shortly as usually you will develop small blisters on your lips. Hopefully, this is not the case as they are uncomfortable. If this does happen, there are topical and preventative oral medications you can use. Consult your doctor. ...Read more
Allergic?: You may have an allergic type reaction to something in the batter that you just whipped up. Especially if there is swelling and redness. If the reaction continues to worsen, then you should get yourself to the nearest healthcare office to be checked by a healthcare professional. ...Read more
I burned my lips with very hot drin .The area of the burn is small but its really hurting me what can I do or use as a medicine?
DO : Nothing, it will heal in short time. Use some lip balm. ...Read more
I have small scale looking marks on lips of V they do not itch, burn or hurt when touched any opinions on what this might be? Been tested no disease
Lip burning on top of lips since trimmed it with trimmer it’s worrying me I had lip injections last year and possibly over stretched my lips ?
There are several possibilities which depend strongly on what was done. First, depends on the artificiality of the ingredient. Infection from the trimming is conceivable EVEN WITHOUT ANYTHING THERE. Infection is worse if it is plastic, less if hyaluronic acid. Reaction to the material more if artificial. Shifting can occur and hit a nerve (REALLY RARE). Swelling can make it feel funny.
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