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How do i cure a 15 yr olds lips which are constantly chapped

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How do i cure a 15 yr olds lips which are constantly chapped and white.....we have tried every cream possible.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
He has tried vitamin e....cream from gp....beeswax based creams . ...every lip balm but still have a white ish film on skin the next day.....would ghee work as some say it does
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Here ate some photos ..he has tried vit e past 2 days thanks
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
He is taking vitamins for teenagers eats well and drinks lots of water
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 months ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 months ago.

do you have any more pics?

are they painful?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Right now they feel tender as i have bitten the skin off and when it is growing back and it is wet it becomes white and very moist (very unsightly). When they are dry they become very hard and almost hang off of my lips to the point it becomes very irritating and unsightly.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 months ago.

could it be from biting them?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
But how can it heal?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 months ago.
Could it be?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 months ago.
Like anxious biting?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No hes totally calm and relaxed its more about clearing it up now thx
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 months ago.

have you considered a fungal infection

fungal cheilitis

have you tried miconazole?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Fucibet/betamethasone
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
He hasnt tried the one u suggrsted
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 months ago.

I would try that

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