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Peeling of skin of the lips. Treatment to cure?

Im seriously suffering from a skin disease in my lower and upper lip . This is ofr the past 6 to 8yrs my problem is my skin in the lower part of lip gets peeled off every morning and it changed into red colour becoes the noraml skin removed from that part and it slowly spreaded over to upper lip recently and my skin in the upper lip even peels off daily. Im loosing normal skin . Why should i do?pls give ur suggestion.Im 29 yrs old. Could this disease can be cured?
Asked On : Sat, 10 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

It seems that you may be having chelitis.

There is dryness and peeling of labial skin.

There may be some cause.

Sun rays,irritants,allergens,cosmetics,lipsticks,dental cream,drugs,stress,vitamin and nutritial deficiencies,anaemia,immunodeficiencies,some genetic diseases..etc can cause chelitis.

Avoid soap,cosmetics,sun exposure...

Have blood test to rule out systemic diseases.

Apply moisturising cream.

Take folic acid and vitamin E.

A void worries.

Have good sleep and healthy food.

However, you consult dermatologist.


Dr. Ilyas Patel MD
Answered: Sat, 17 Aug 2013
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