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Dry red area in corner of eye, cracked skin, chapped lips. Soreness, pain. How to get rid of it?

I have recently started getting red dry areas at the corner of my eye and skin is cracked. The corners of my eye sometimes look and feel like chapped lips . what can I do to get rid of this. It is sore and painful. I have tried warm compresses, cleaning with a q-tip and baby shampoo, I have put vit E oil (this seemed to make it worse). Help please
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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To treat the same, you may apply a mild steroid cream for few days like desonide cream. Also moisturise the area well, you may use cetaphil lotion for the same. Hopefully in five days to a week, your condition should improve.
Do not use baby shampoo or vitamin E oil over chapped area as it may irritate the skin.
Hope that helps. Take care.
Answered: Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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