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Outer line of lips turned black, patches of dry skin on lip line, earlier had swollen face and lips. Applied Blistext. What to do?

hi, ma name is micky and m suffering from kind of lip allergy .. ma face and lips swelled up and after 4,5 days that swelling disappear but ma lips outer line has turned black and there are small patches outer skin of the lip line..they r so dry ..m using blistext spf 20 balm for lips but how to get rid of dryness and black line and patches
Asked On : Sat, 10 Nov 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
Change in colour of skin can happen after an 'allergic' reaction - due to release of various mediators that happens in an acute allergic episode.
Was this after a drug you had taken?
If so, you must ensure there are no other rashes elsewhere in the body and no oral ulcers as this is a serious adverse drug reaction and you need to stop all medications if you are unsure what caused it.
If this was a random event, then take antihistamines for a period of 7 days (cetirizine or loratidine) even though the swelling has largely gone. Continue to apply the lip balm and the colour of the lips will return.
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