The Tips Of The Lips Are Dry, Scaly And Reddish?

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Good morning, I want to ask, the tip of my left lip suddenly dried and scaly for 3hrs, it was also sore and reddish. what is the cause and how to deal with it? thanks.

1 Answer:

Hello, Ms. Gloria Lucyani, thank you for consulting us on Based on the information you convey, the possibility that happens to you can be referred to as Angular cheilitis. Where the occurrence of inflammation in ibir which usually occurs suddenly or can also occur in a long time or yearly, depending on the underlying cause. Here are some of the causes of angular cheilitis including:

occurrence of fungal infections of Candida albicans or bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus)
due to lack of iron or vitamin B complex
the contact between saliva and the corners of the mouth for a long time, causing irritation in the corners of the mouth
allergic to certain cosmetics
the presence of other underlying systemic diseases such as diabetes / diabetes

We advise you to check with your doctor directly so that your condition can be examined carefully, because usually such conditions can recur again if not treated properly. Whereas at home you can do a few simple things like often rinsing the corners of your mouth with clean water, consume iron supplements or vitamin B complex to meet your vitamin and iron needs which, if not fulfilled from the intake you eat every day, do not smoke, avoid cosmetics that seem to trigger conditions like now or that you once knew were allergic to certain substances. Thus we can convey, hopefully our information can help you. thanks.

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