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Dry, Chapped Burning lips : One month : My lips feel like

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Dry, Chapped Burning lips
JA: How long have you been dealing with the burning? Are you experiencing any other discomfort?
Customer: One month
JA: Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.
Customer: My lips feel like they are on fire.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I have applied lip balms, carmex etc
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 4 months ago.


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What is your age & gender?

Do you have any other known medical illness?

Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 months ago.

Hi there,
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I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

These symptoms are likely due to the environmental allergies.

A steroid ointment will work better with a moisturizer.

Over the counter Cortizone ointment with aloe can be tried 3 times daily for 2 weeks.

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
38 and female. No other
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 months ago.

Ok then you should consider what I suggested above.

You should also take riboflavin supplement 200 mg daily which promotes with lip healing along with the ointment suggested above.

Best wishes

Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 4 months ago.

Dear customer

Thank you for the additional info given.

The symptoms you have described of dry, chapped burning lips since last one month can be due to various causes:food sensitivities,food allergies, emotional stress, hormonal changes,a diet lacking in vitamin B-12, zinc, folate (folic acid) or iron.

Following will help you greatly:

- Ice the area on and off. Put ice in a plastic bag, wrap the bag in a towel.Do not apply ice directly to the skin. Wrap the icepack in a towel.

-Apply Benadryl cream & apply cream containing hydrocortisone.

-Take multi vitamin supplements orally.

All these medications are available at your counter without any prescription & will help you greatly.

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