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Pinkish patch on lower lip since years, burns when exposed to sun or spicy food. Treatment?

hi sir, im 25m and having a pinkish patch on my lower lip at centre. it generates around 3-4 years back but was in light color .. so i ignored. now from a year it is getting more pinkish. it burns whenever i go in sunlight for more than an hour or whenever i eat something too spicy food.. i neveer smoke .. as doctors ask 1st que. whenever i go for treatment.. please suggest what to do.. n suggest good doctor in secunderabad, hyderabad (andhra pradesh) if possible...??
Asked On : Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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You might be having actinic cheilitis
To treat the same
Use a sunscreen containing lip balm with good SPF( blistex lip balm or neutrogena) as many times as required to keep skin hydrated.
Apply a steroid cream like flutivate for few days till it heals completely.

As far as adoctor in your area is concerned , you may use this healthcare portal to know about good doctors in your area. You may use the link

Hope this helps. Take care.
Answered: Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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