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I use carmex and chapstick but I constantly get chapped lips daily. I keep it under control with the chapstick but i'd like for them to heal, anyideas?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: May be lip eczema
Persistent chapped lips can be lip eczema, which may be treated like skin eczema, using Hydrocortisone cream (twice a day for 1 week) plus vaseline or aquaphor to retain moisture.
Sometimes lip balm or lip sunscreen chemicals cause an allergic reaction. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can help.

In brief: May be lip eczema
Persistent chapped lips can be lip eczema, which may be treated like skin eczema, using Hydrocortisone cream (twice a day for 1 week) plus vaseline or aquaphor to retain moisture.
Sometimes lip balm or lip sunscreen chemicals cause an allergic reaction. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can help.
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