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.

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