I've been using chapstick alot recently because my lips have been drying out more.. All yesterday and the day before I've been using chapstick non stop to keep them hydrated, otherwise I would catch myself licking them. I woke up after 2 days of using chapstick like this and now have swollen lips with tiny red sores all over the outside of them. Along with when I push my lips together it feels like puss is coming out of them. Theyre also very sore and itchy & when I dont pay attention I find myself trying to scrape off the skin with my teeth or lick them. Is this an allergic reaction to my chapstick? What do I do for this?
Itchy sore lips upon continuous use of chap stick could be due to irritation, secondary bacterial infection or allergy to the product. You need to see a physician for further confirmation on this after physical examination. Best.
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