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Itchy lips and mouth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:XXXXXXX here
Doctor:Hi Dr Anvekar here
Doctor:welcome to XXXXXXX , how can I help u today ?
User:I have one question.
Doctor:sure, please proceed with ur query
User:I ahve got some ithcing at the mouth
User:and kind of ulcer outside lips
User:its very often
User:you there?
Doctor:How long have you had it ? Are u having other issues like white discloration , ulcers in the mouth, any foul smell, dental caries, etc ?
User:only it comes on lips.
User:some people told its due to heat
User:u there?
Doctor:Dr Anvekar here
Doctor:sorry, we had system disconnection , so the session was terminated
Doctor:do u have dryness of the lips ?
Doctor:yes, u had itching the mouth and a small ulcer in the lip
User:i do get a kind of ulcer on lips
Doctor:Do u have dry lips ?
Doctor:Do you keep licking your lips with your tongue ?
Doctor:licking your tongue, causes it to get drier, as the air evaporates
Doctor:dry lips and dry mouth can cause irritation, presenting as itching
User:yeah u r right
Doctor:you can sip some water regularly , and this helps to keep ur mouth lubricated
Doctor:And use a lip guard like vaceline
Doctor:this will prevent drying and ulceration of the lips
User:and one more thing
Doctor:with regard to the oral itching, you can apply Smyle cream , for a few days
Doctor:this will help you
User:one more thing...
Doctor:I hope you your issues have been solved
Doctor:sure, please proceed
User:please tell me when i get up in the morning...i do feel weak..
User:so when i go for excersize,would be more tired
User:wht r the reasons for same?
Doctor:do u have it all the time all days ?
Doctor:or only some times ?
User:most of the times
Doctor:how long have you been working out ?
User:3 months
Doctor:may i know your age ?
Doctor:the most probable cause can be lack of a refreshing sleep at night, or reduced sleep duration
Doctor:do u wake up at night , while u sleep ?
Doctor:What time do you sleep, at night ? and when do u wake up ?
Doctor:Are u there ?
User:i dont wake up
User:but in the morning i get up
User:can u read me?
Doctor:i can
User:i sleep around 11am and wake up by 8am
Doctor:are u able to sleep soon after u get to baed ?
User:it depends..if i tired then immidiate else it will take some time
Doctor:in case it has been for a long time, i would advise you to get a complete hemogram and a thyroid function tests
Doctor:thyroid dysfunction can cause similar issues
User:i will
Doctor:avoid drinking cofee and tea before u sleep
Doctor:this will help u to get a good refreshing sleep
User:what are the other things that could help me for refreshing sleep?
Doctor:I can send you a literature for good sleep
Doctor:can u provide me your email id
Doctor:I shall email you a literature of good sleep habits
Doctor:this will help u well
Doctor:You are very welcome
Doctor:take care and have a good day
Doctor:bye for now
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