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Dry upper lip, itchy, flaking skin. Tried aloe vera. Cure?

Hi, I'm having this dryness above my upper lip area. It's itchy and my skin starts to flake at that area. I tired applying aloe Vera. At first it's redness and after apply aloe Vera its much better alrdy however it's still itchy and pain. In addition I can't really stretch my mouth especially when I laugh, it's very stiff. Is there any cure for this?
Asked On : Sat, 27 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
It seems that you are having chelitis.

There are many causes.

It may be solar, vitamin deficiencies like riboflavin, drug induces like retinoidss, anaemia, internal diseases, irritation,allergic, stress induced..etc

You should be thoroughly examined and investigated to find out perfect cause.

Treat the cause.

Avoidance of sun exposure, irritant like cosmetics, toothpaste or other chemical should be done.

Take vitamins containing riboflavin and B 12, minerals like Zinc.

Apply moisturiser like liquid parrafin,lactic acid..etc

Take immunobusters.

Do not rupture the skin of lip.

Avoid stress.

Have healthy food and proper sleep.

You consult dermatologist for perfect diagnosis and treatment.

I hope you might be satisfied with my answer.


Dr. Ilyas patel MD
Answered: Mon, 10 Jun 2013
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