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Chapped Lips

Chapped Lips | Symptoms & Signs | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the treatments for the condition?

Chapped lips are treated the same way they are prevented, following the guidelines for avoiding exposure to the elements.

What are the side effects of the treatments?

There are no side effects to treatment, unless an individual is allergic to lip balm. Those individuals should choose unscented or hypoallergenic products.

What happens after treatment for the condition?

After chapped lips heal, no further treatment is needed.

How is the condition monitored?

Any new or worsening symptoms should be reported to the healthcare provider.

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Author: Lynn West, MD
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 07/28/01

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