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Posted by: sweety | 2007/08/21

red outer,swollen dry lips

my husbands lips are red on the outside, it looks swollen and says it is dry and sore? is he short of vitamins or lacking something in his diet? He has abit of stress at work? can you please advise?

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Dear Sweety
This can be a vit B shortage, or just severe dryness causing a kind of dermatitis. Try using oil based lip moisturizer and boost his vit B intake with a good supplement.

Dr Bets

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