Lip dermatitis is an inflammatory reaction of and around the lips. Scaling, dryness, redness and or fissuring occur when lips come into contact with ingredients unique to lipsticks and balms, such as castor oil, fragrances, pigments and preservatives. Constant lip licking is a major cause in children. Other common culprits include nickel and certain foods, such as mango, citrus fruits, and cinnamon.
Lip eczema is a chronic form of allergic lip dermatitis, characterized by constant dry, cracked, peeling rough skin. Prolonged and repeated exposure to allergens found in cosmetics, causes a reactive sensitivity to occur in lips. The condition may take years to diagnose and cure.
You might be wondering, “what is angular cheilitis?” Well, it’s an inflammatory lip condition that causes the corners of your lips to crack, burn, and become irritated. It is commonly caused by nutritional deficiencies such as iron and B vitamins, dry mouth, dentures or mouth infections. Contrary to what internet health sites suggest, angular cheilitis is not caused by a fungus; the fungus is merely a superimposed infection over the irritated area.
"I used the Response Gel on my lips for 2 weeks twice daily, and it cured my eczema I battled with more than a decade."
"I used the Response Gel on my lips for 2 weeks twice daily, and it cured my eczema I battled with more than a decade. slide2"
"I used the Response Gel on my lips for 2 weeks twice daily, and it cured my eczema I battled with more than a decade. slide3"
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