Red Ring Lips Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Red rings around your lips won't give you a reason to smile. Take our quiz to get lip care advice on removing those red rings.

The red ring around lips is commonly referred to as:

Excessive licking can remove natural oils around the lips leading to dermatitis.

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Repeated exposure to these substances can lead to lip licker's dermatitis:

Water, soap, food or even wind or cold can cause lip licker's dermatitis.

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Treating lip licker's dermatitis is simple.

Treatment involves avoiding the irritant.

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If you can't kick the habit of licking your lips, this can help:

Petroleum jelly can restore moisture and promote healing.

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The red ring around your lips can be caused by an allergic reaction.

Allergic reactions, which are different than exposure to an irritant, can cause lip licker's dermatitis.

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How many substances can cause allergic dermatitis?

There are more than 3,000 known substances that can cause allergic contact dermatitis.

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Perfume is not an irritant.

Fragrances can cause allergic contact dermatitis.

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An allergic reaction can eventually progress to:

A topical corticosteroid may be needed to treat blisters.

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Allergic contact dermatitis may clear up on its own.

While it may clear up on its own, it can require treatments including moisturizers and oral antihistamines.

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Lip licker's dermatitis can be red and itchy or:

Inflammation can take various forms including bumpiness.

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