Solution To Overcome The Broken Lower Lip?
my lower lip has broken in the middle, it’s been almost a month not healed, even though I have treated it with honey. What medicines can cure my chapped lips? thank you
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Lips become easily broken usually due to moisture damage, can be due to bad habits (such as biting or licking the lips), contact with certain foods or drinks (such as fried foods, spicy, alcohol, caffeine), exposure to dry and windy air, allergies (such as due to contact with toothpaste, mouthwash, or certain cosmetics), dehydration, malnutrition (especially vitamin C), or other diseases (such as infections, xerostomia, inflammation of the intestine, immune disorders, connective tissue disorders, etc.).
Chapped lips can be very annoying because they cause pain, tenderness, and also itching, especially when talking, eating, and other activities. Not only that, the wound on the broken lip is also susceptible to the entry of microorganisms that cause infection. When this happens, not only does it break, your lips can swell, runny, and also suppurate.
It's a good idea, considering that your condition has been going on for a long time, get yourself checked by a doctor or dermatologist. Depending on the originator, cracked lips can be handled by doctors with a variety, for example by giving special ointments or creams, oral medication, and so on. At home, the following steps can help you:
Don't get used to biting or licking excessive lips
Drink at least 10 glasses of water per day
Don't eat fried food, spicy food, caffeinated drinks, especially alcohol
If there are substances that make you allergic, stay away from the allergen first
Do not smoke
Be careful in choosing toothpaste, mouthwash, and cosmetics that are used around the lips, consult a doctor first
Expand eat fruits and vegetables that are brightly colored, especially those rich in vitamin C
Rest more, do not always exertion too tired so that the immune system improves
Do not engage in free sex, including oral sex with partners whose sexual history is unclear
Do not carelessly give medication to broken lips without doctor's advice
Hope this helps ...