Suggest treatment for dry chapped lips in children

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Posted on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 in Child Health
Question: my kid of 6 year old,recently joined skating and can see that there is a allergy near his lips and lips are getting dry and chipped.

Pl recommend something..he goes at 7 and comes back around 10
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Answered by Dr. Arun 17 minutes later
Brief Answer:
could be due to dehydration

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for writing to us.
From your description and history it looks like your son has probably dehydration induced cracking of lips.
I would suggest
1. Plenty of fruits and liquids to keep him hydrated well.
2. Vaseline can be applied daily before he goes to skate.
3. Multivitamin supplements like.Zincovit can be helpful if it doesn't improve with above methods.
Wishing your child good health

Regards
Dr Arun
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