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My three year old son constantly is picking the skin off his lips

my three year old son constantly is picking the skin off his lips. so much to the point where they bleed and are always chapped what do i do
Asked On : Tue, 22 Feb 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
hi welcome to Health Care Magic,
u need to take care of that. keep applying some moisture on his lips as frequently as u can like some lip balm, that would help.
Answered: Fri, 5 Aug 2011
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Dentist Dr. E. Bharathikannan's  Response
hello krismas,
is your son biting off the skin over lips ? if it is so then it isnt a sound habit. advice your child about its consequences and educate him about that habit (can be effectively done by a dentist). if problem persist there are various safe and painless habit breaking appliances available for kids such as oral screen, lip bumper . take care.
Answered: Fri, 1 Apr 2011
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