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Loosing lips colour, burning, dry, cracking. How can this be resolved?

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my lips have been loosing their color and the edges are as defined anymore. They seem to burn like i've got a sun or wind burn. Then peel horribly. They feel super dry all the time and i can feel them cracking and sometimes seem to excrete this clear almost sticky fluid I've never had this problem before and now i'm going on 6 days like this and it seems to only be getting worse.
Posted Wed, 23 May 2012 in Skin Rash
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 6 hours later

Thanks for your query.

Based on your description of the problem you have I consider the condition of your lips could be due to allergy or reaction to any chemicals or medications.

The discharge you getting on the lips is a inflammatory fluid .Keep your lips moist by applying petroleum jelly lip balms when you going out.

I would suggest you to take Tab Benadryl 25 mg once in night for 5 days and do apply Blistex Medicated Lip Ointment to the lip in the night times for a week.Both above medications will surely help you to get rid of the problem.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.


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