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How to get rid of dry skin on the lips?

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My lips get wet in contact with water. The white skin automatic remove after 3-4 days and come back after 3-4 days.This process happens in 4-5 days like a Cycle.Please help
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 50 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Answer few questions

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at Healthcaremagic
I have reviewed the attached photographs and need to ask you few questions.
Do you have history of dry skin, eczema, allergic rhinitis or asthma?
Do you have habit of lip licking?
Did you notice any improvement on using these medicines?
Do you have itching, burning or any other complaints on the lips?
Are you taking any medicines or having any ailments?
Kindly revert with the answers.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
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Follow-up: How to get rid of dry skin on the lips? 14 minutes later
Hi,

I don't have any lip-licking habit or any history.
Not found any improvements using this medicines.
Currently, i'm applying Vitamin E capsule to my lips.

 
 
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 5 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Cheilitis, topical steroid, moisturising cream & antihistaminic

Detailed Answer:
According to your complaints it seems to be cheilitis which is inflammation of the lips.
I would recommend you to apply topical steroid like mometasone cream on the affected areas twice daily along with application of a moisturising cream like elovera imf cream on the entire lips 3-4 times in a day.
Also take antihistaminic like tablet cetrizine 10 mg once daily at bedtime.
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