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Lips becoming dry and black - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   i am
Doctor :   ok
User :   age 25
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   my lips r becoming dry and more black
User :   what to do to control this??
Doctor :   since how long
User :   i am using lip care also
Doctor :   do u have any other medical problems
User :   for the past 1 year
User :   no
Doctor :   do u smoke
User :   i am having whiezing problem
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   what can i do doctor?
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   ok
Doctor :   do u have any history of allergy?
User :   no

Doctor :   drinking excessive amount of tea or coffee
Doctor :   will cause this
User :   i dont drink cofeee & tea
Doctor :   or increased pigmentation
User :   i will drink only milk
Doctor :   will cause blackening so also the allergy
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine or do u have any other medical problem

Doctor :   other than this
User :   nothing
Doctor :   anytime u consulted for this problem
Doctor :   apply vaseline
Doctor :   also ghee at night time
Doctor :   You could also apply lemon juice to your lips daily, to lighten them slightly.

Doctor :   uv radiation may cause pigmentation.
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   ok
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   u can consult a dermatologist
User :   ok
User :   thank u doctor
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
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