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Treatment for rashes on lips - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi doC
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   I am XXXXX
Doctor :   I'm Dr XXXXX
User :   I need your help
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   I am having redness on my under lips.
Doctor :   Since when are you having this complaint?
User :   I am brown in colur, this color looks so weird on my face.
User :   around 1.5 years.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   Also looks chopped due to lack of water.
Doctor :   Can you give the exact the location and description of the color change, like shape and size?
User :   No size, the entire lip.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   looks the same color.
User :   I met a doctor.
Doctor :   both or single?
Doctor :   ok.
User :   They said due to dehydrade only this proble.
User :   single - lower lips.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   no smoke, occusingly I drink. Say party, 3 to 4 month once
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Give me your age height and weight.
User :   I am taking lot of water say 2 to 3 liters. Multi vitamin tablet.
Doctor :   Location and marital status.
User :   age 26, weight - 71
User :   bangalore - Single
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Did you do any tests for it?
User :   No.
User :   The doctor said, no issue like that - 2 months before
User :   it is still the same in color.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   Also he is detromologist.
User :   Little bit costly so only I didn't go and meet him again.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   He suggested me to take vesaline or lip balm.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I am using vesaline in home. lip balm in off.
Doctor :   ok.
User :   I need an immediate solution for this.
Doctor :   Since when are using it and any improvement?
User :   My friends are teasing me like anything.
User :   I can see little bit in chopping. the color is same as it is.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I mean no chopping.
Doctor :   There is no immediate permanent treatment for that.
Doctor :   For immediate results you need to do camouflages
User :   ok. Is there any treatment needs to be taken for this? How long it may take to cure.
Doctor :   It is nothing but applying cream which are of lipstick kind, to cover the color change
Doctor :   there is treatment
Doctor :   it takes time
Doctor :   laser treatment is the option but it is costly also
User :   ok
User :   any natural way is there.
User :   Can you prefer any lotion or cream for this please?
Doctor :   If you continue applying the vasaline every 2 hours, you will see the results in around 6 to 8 months.
User :   I have to follow as early as possible.
User :   O MY GOD
User :   It takes that many long
User :   can you tell me what was the reason for this change in color.
Doctor :   natural way cannot be guaranteed
Doctor :   but
Doctor :   you can try this
Doctor :   milk cream mixed with honey
Doctor :   to be applied every day
User :   I have checked in gooogle But all are asking to get red color. My case is opposite.
User :   ok
Doctor :   has shown some good results
User :   so you mean vesaline is good.
User :   right?
Doctor :   it takes time but it is good
User :   ok. how about lip balm
Doctor :   they are all work same way
User :   can I continue or not
User :   ok
Doctor :   it forms a preventive layer which will prevent dehydration and hence keep the mucosa being cracked
Doctor :   either of the one lip balm or Vaseline
Doctor :   which you are using you can continue
Doctor :   the funda of success is
Doctor :   consistency and regularity of applying the cream
User :   My case is not only chops, the color is problem
User :   ok. I will follow vesaline as you suggested.
Doctor :   yes what i am talking is primarily for the color change
User :   ok. got it
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with ?
User :   Yes. I am woking on night shift's continously for last 6 months.
Doctor :   ok
User :   after 6 o clock I feel so tired, lazy...!
Doctor :   ok
User :   feel sleepy. I mean I dont have stamina / power to walk.
User :   I have to talk tea or something (hot drink) to get refresh.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Earlier I was not like this. I don't know how this came into my health.
User :   I am taking fish oil tablet. Horlicks.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   banana. orange juice.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Can you tell me the work timings and to work hours?
Doctor :   '
total work hours?
User :   egg fried or boiled regularly to maintain my health. 8:30 PM to 5:30 AM - IST
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   9 hours - if no work I can sleep.
Doctor :   How long do you sleep?
User :   6 to 8 hours- week day 10 to 11 hours in weekends.
User :   I feel I lost something nowadays.
Doctor :   Is it only during the night duty?
User :   Yes.
Doctor :   You said after 6 o'clock? i9s it am or pm
User :   AM. After my work. while leave from office to home.
Doctor :   At what time due you take your dinner? do you take and snack during night.
User :   8:00 PM - I take Biscuits or cookies at night.
User :   break time- or when I feel hungry.
Doctor :   At what time do you sleep? do you feel tired after getting up?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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