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Lip skin problems from playing trumpet

All advice is appreciated , im in need of help. First off take a look at my middle top lip area [img] http://postimg.org/image/et4r6uxmv/ that area is what vibrates when i play and makes the sound . I have been playing trumpet for 1 1/2 years.The loss of what i believe is my lip skin did not happen over night. I slowly seen it happen but i thought nothing of it as i considered it was just an effect of playing and that it would not affect me. Here's another pic that shows how the area has no texture to it than the other parts of my lip do[/img] http://postimg.org/image/tvbzdv2wr/. I noticed that 3 months ago  the skin on my top lips slowly started to deteriorate. The skin starts to grow back if i don't play for about a week but then falls off without me touching it (Has happened several times , still no gains made). I believe the cause of this is because of overplaying and playing too loud and the lips vibrates too much.Is there any advice you guys can give me to help it heal and get me back on track?? Anything helps at this point. It kills me not being about to play. Its like not being able to talk. Thanks
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That's the reason I gave up playing the trumpet.
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way off the beaten track!, BC
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