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The skin around my mouth stings. How do I help it?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Stop licking.

The most common cause is contact with saliva; you may be running your tongue over the area, sometimes without even noticing.
Or you could be eating foods that contain something you are allergic to. Try Hydrocortisone cream (available without prescription), and if that doesn't work, see a dermatologist.

In brief: Stop licking.

The most common cause is contact with saliva; you may be running your tongue over the area, sometimes without even noticing.
Or you could be eating foods that contain something you are allergic to. Try Hydrocortisone cream (available without prescription), and if that doesn't work, see a dermatologist.
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