This stupid split lip just won't go away....

Discussion in 'Health, Safety and Vaping' started by maureengill, Mar 17, 2010.

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  1. maureengill

    maureengill Moved On ECF Veteran

    Oct 3, 2009
    Trainer PA
    I've had a split lip (chapped) for over a month now. It just won't go away. I've used blistex medicated and that didn't even work. Anybody have any good remedies for a chapped/split lip?


    DUFFMAN Full Member

    Jan 10, 2010
    Plano, TX
    Use looks the same but seems to work way better than Blistex. Are you sure it's just chapped lips?...or has it turned into the evil COLD SORE!! EEEEWWWW! If it has done that then use Abreva as it is the only thing to ever help me out when I get one of those nasty things. Oh and drink more water when vaping as it is probably drying your out your lips big time.
  3. maureengill

    maureengill Moved On ECF Veteran

    Oct 3, 2009
    Trainer PA
    I'll have to get some isn't an evil cold sore thankfully enough, but it is horrible...I can't seem to keep it moist and i want to jump out of my skin every time it cracks back open (you can imagine how often that has been happening in the last month+)....ugh.

  4. Janetda

    Janetda Super Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 24, 2009
    Orange County, CA
    Oh, I know that split lip! It went on for a couple months and even left a scar on my lip. Be sure to drink plenty of water and keep the cut moist.
  5. nicotime

    nicotime Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 22, 2009
    Germantown, MD
    I used to get cracking at the corners of my mouth for no apparent reason. I ask my dentist about it and he prescribed Nystatin/Triamcinolone Acetonide cream.

    Works great...put it on 3-4 nights at bedtime and it was gone. But I would check with you dr first as there are several serious illnesses that could cause my case I have Hypothyroidism.
  6. Dredbull

    Dredbull Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    They have flavored Carmax now my personal love affair is sidding with strawberry.
  7. buttercrunch

    buttercrunch Super Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 15, 2009
    try taking some evening primrose oil, or any omega 3 fatty acid supplements.
  8. telsie

    telsie Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 26, 2009
    Blistex Lip Medix (little blue jar). That's what I always reach for whenever my lips are painfully chapped/cracked.
  9. Toby

    Toby Forum Supplier ECF Veteran

    Dec 10, 2008
    York UK
    Maureen - what base liquid are you using?

    If it is connected to this, it is PG liquid that has the drying effect on the mouth, but VG liquid does not; or certainly nowhere near as much.

    So maybe try switching to VG liquid, if you are not already?

    I use Neutrogena Norwegian formula btw.
    And now that Spring is right round the corner, the warmer weather will be so much easier on suffering lips...
  10. maureengill

    maureengill Moved On ECF Veteran

    Oct 3, 2009
    Trainer PA
    That's what I've been using...usually that does the trick, but this bugger just won't go away. :mad:

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