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Getting dry, itchy and peeling skin on lips and cuts in corner of mouth. Suggest?

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Getting dry, itchy and peeling skin on lips and cuts in corner of mouth.
Posted Sun, 22 Sep 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 17 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query.

Dry lips are a common thing and may not be related to any particular disease.
Most often they are there due to weather changes.

In some cases medication like lipid lowering agents can also cause dry lips.

Just apply white petroleum jelly ( vaseline).
This should give you some relief.

Please upload a photograph of the affected area.

You have a feature to upload the reports / image by yourself at the right side of the query page, please utilize that so that I can answer your queries better.

You can also send the reports/ image to YYYY@YYYY with the subject as 'ATTN: Dr. Rahul Kumar'."

Also I would like to know whether you are taking any medication for any other disease.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

Waiting for your response ,
Thank you

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