What is it?
Cheilitis is an inflammation of the lips. It can be caused by a large number of factors.
What are the symptoms?
Symptoms of cheilitis include redness, dryness, peeling and swelling. Sometimes small tears in the lining of the lip develop. There can be a burning or itching feeling present.
What to expect?
You can try the following:
- Protect your lips from the sun.
- Avoid (excessive) liplicking as some cases of cheilitis are caused by liplicking.