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DrRussMd, Internist/homeopath
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I had laser hair removal on my upper lip 2 years ago. I

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Hi, I had laser hair removal on my upper lip 2 years ago. I think my lip got damaged and since then my upper lip is sore and prone to irritation/redness and dry skin. I am very depressed about it as I did this to myself and am paranoid that I have ruined my lips. What can I do to toughen/heal the skin above my lip? Ykd
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


First, you need to see a dermatologist.

Laser hair removal does not typically cause this.

It sounds like you have developed eczema in the area.

I would be glad to look at a picture.

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