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Dry, dead skin on lips, bleeding, black scarring. Suggestions for scar removal?

Hi There, I had an accumulation of dry dead skin on my lips and I had a really bad habit of picking the dead skin off until it bled. Now, it has left a black spot almost like a scar tissue or a blood blister I m not sure on my bottom lip. It has been there for a while now and I m not sure how to make it go away. Please offer me any suggestions and feedback you think will help. Thanks
Asked On : Fri, 21 Dec 2012
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To treat chapped lips drink adequate amount of water, take nutritious diet and apply a hydrating lip balm or Vaseline as many times as required. Also to remove dry dead skin, do warm saline compresses twice in a day followed by application of a steroid antibiotic cream. Never try to pick dry skin as it might lead to bleeding and infection of lips. Hope that solves your query. Take care.
Answered: Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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