What are Chapped Lips?

CHAPPED LIPS occurs mostly during the winter months when the temperature is low as also the humidity. Chapped Lips to contain moisture, which because of constant exposure tend to dry up. They develop fissures.

Common Causes of Chapped Lips

1. Cold dry weather.
2. Dehydration and sunburn.
3. Allergies to lipsticks.

Clinical Features of Chapped Lips

1. Dry lips.
2. Presence of fissures that are painful.
3. Pain while eating.

Management of Chapped Lips

1. Rumbold fashioned Vaseline pomade’ 3-4 times daily.
2. Drink a lot of water.
3. Check for allergies to lipsticks.

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