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Dry patch on lip, swelling visible. What do I treat it with?

Hi I have a dry patch on my top lip. It doesn t itch and it s not any other color but I feel the dryness. When I smile my lip feels tight. If I try to wipe the dry patch my lip will get swollen. I don t know what it is or how to treat it. It started with a small area on both sides of the lip and a few days ago it spread to the middle of the lip too.
Asked On : Tue, 1 Jan 2013
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hi dear it can be either an eczema or a fungal infection. with history of dryness i feel it is more probably eczema. i would suggest u to use oint clodid b for 15 days twice a day. and apply cetaphil dam moisturiser in between that is in afternoon. u ll be relieved. if it still persist please visit a dermatologist. thank u
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