Chapped Lips: Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors
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What causes chapped lips? 2 possible conditions

Chapped lips can be caused by the weather, licking your lips too much, and even some medications. It can develop into a more severe form called cheilitis.  Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Dehydration

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Dehydration takes place when your body loses more fluid than you drink. Learn about signs and prevention.

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2

Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki disease is a rare but serious illness that causes heart problems in children. It is a form of a condition called vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels). The blood vessels include arteries, veins, an...

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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