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Problem of dry lips - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   ]how can i help you
User :   my lips r seems dry always
User :   i am using vaseline also
Doctor :   since when is this
User :   when i was in school life itself
User :   now i am working
Doctor :   ok
User :   i will rarely smoke
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other symptoms other than dry lips
Doctor :   like do they crack very soon, do they,bleed
User :   crack will be there but bleed no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your diet
Doctor :   daily routine
User :   s
Doctor :   i would like you to tell me your daily routine diet
User :   i am taking normal food only
Doctor :   coz there are diet also that play a role in this..
User :   i dont take oil items
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are a few things that you can follow
Doctor :   Vitamin A is very important for the growth and repair of the skin.
Doctor :   your diet must provide you with sufficient quantity of vitamin A.
Doctor :   Carrots, tomatoes and green leafy vegetables are the good sources of vitamin A.
User :   weekly twice i am eating carrot
Doctor :   vitamin rich juice by adding 1 tbsp. of water carrot and spinach juice, 2 tbsp. wheat germ oil, one glass of tomato juice, and 1 tbsp. of nutritional yeast.
Doctor :   thats good...
Doctor :   Avoid flavored tooth paste,
Doctor :   Use unflavored lip balm on your lips,
Doctor :   Increase intake of water
User :   i am using colgate tooth paste only
Doctor :   ok that will not be of trouble...
Doctor :   Rub cucumber slice on your lips,
Doctor :   Put some aloe vera gel on your lips,
User :   is ther any cream to apply in lips
Doctor :   aloe vera gel
Doctor :   Avoid Over exposure to the cold or windy conditions
User :   is it availble in all medical pharmacy
Doctor :   yes it will be...
User :   ok how long it will take to cure this problem
Doctor :   Reapply several times while outside.
Doctor :   Avoid licking your lips. Saliva evaporates quickly, leaving lips drier than before you licked them.
Doctor :   drinking plenty of fluids
User :   daily one time in enough r
Doctor :   when ever you feel it dry you need to apply
Doctor :   It could be a dermatitis.
Doctor :   if these remedies do not help pls consult the dermatologist
User :   ok thank u doctor
User :   thanks for ur kind information
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User :   thanks
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Doctor :   pls get back if you need further medical advice..
Doctor :   bye for now.
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