Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Chapped Lips Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have chapped lips and any of the following:

  • Pus draining from the lips
  • Worsening lip pain
  • Worsening lip redness
  • Worsening lip swelling
  • Yellow or brown crust forms on the lips

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Last Updated: Nov 4, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Chapped Lips References
  1. Food and Drug Administration, HHS. Skin protectant drug products for over-the-counter human use; final monograph. Final rule. Fed Regist. 2003 Jun 4;68(107):33362-81. [12785379]
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