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Wind Burned Lips
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.?
Check blood: You need full work up by your primary care. Check heart. ...Read more
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 more
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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A lip balm: Commonly found on the counter at a local pharmacy. If at home, dab vaseline on your lips. (thin layer.). ...Read more
My lips hurt me very much and they are dry when something touches them it feels like a it is burning
Irritation: It's a bit hard to answer your question without knowing what your definition of "chapped" is. In general, if your lips feel dry, vaseline or aquaphor are your best products due to their inability to cause a secondary reaction. If you feel your lips are swelling, you should be seen immediately. ...Read more
Swollen lips: Dry lips you need mositurizer like chap lips for swollen lips that could be a form of angioedema which can have significant consequences so would see urgent care today and then follow up with allergist. Always carry 2 benedryl on you in case your tongue swells, for that take 2 benedryl and call 911 ...Read more
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Lips are raw, they burn, and they itch, I haave tried everything to cure them, but nothing seems to work.
May be lip eczema: Persistent dry lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). If dry lips crack, they can get irritated by foods or juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more
What does it mean when your lips burn a little & feel a little itchy but doesn't feel that way the next day?
Lips: It could be a reaction to something you ate. That very thing happens to me when I eat hot peppers or oranges. That is also a possible allergic rxn. ...Read more
I have a little cut on the very beginning of my lower lips. It burns and itches. But also around it in all my part down there is very dry.
Cheilosis: This sounds like cheilosis - a dryness and cracking of the lips especially at the angles of the mouth. Riboflavin or vitamin b2 deficiency is a known causes of this symptom. Riboflavin is found in milk sources but is easily degraded when exposed to light as in transparent milk bottles. When b2 deficiency is found, other deficiencies are also seen such as b1 or iron. Make sure you get checked. ...Read more
What if I have dry lips and it starts tocrck and burn I put chop stick but it. Doesn't work or make it feel better what do I do plese help?
Winter time: Not sure where you live but getting this in the winter time is quite common. Heaters can suck the humidity out of air pretty fast. This is why patients have more nosebleeds and chapped lips - the mucosa (lining) dries out and leads to problems. Try a different lip balm, you can even try vaseline and apply it 3-4 times a day. Also you may try a humidifier in your bedroom at night. ...Read more
All of a sudden my lip itched an a look burning as my lip just swoll up. It doesn't hurt and its gong down by the minute. What could it be?
My 7 year old daughter has a severe burning feeling around the outter sides of her lips. What can I use to sooth this and what can the cause be?
Cheilitis: Is inflammation of the lips. Most often this is caused by dryness/chapping and sun exposure. Allergies may contribute. Lip licking, biting or rubbing habits are frequently involved. Paradoxically, constant licking of the lips causes drying and irritation. Digestive enzymes present in saliva or even infection (herpes) can contribute. Barrier lubricants (lip salve or Vaseline) helps;discuss with Doc ...Read more
Possibly: It could be, especially if you see even a small area that is red, or blistered. You might just have a mild outbreak. If so, you should assume that you are contagious--both to yourself and others. Caution is advised. ...Read more
See doctor: Need to determine the cause in order to treat it. ...Read more
Burning Lips: There are about 13 conditions associated with itching or burning, swelling and swollen lips. Causes include: allergic reactions, angioedema, hay fever, poison ivy, cellulitis, insect bites or stings, drug allergies, heat, chemical burns, salivary duct obstruction, kawasaki disease, erythema multiforme and herpes. ...Read more