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Old 12-28-2012, 05:25 PM   #59
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Originally Posted by Michelle_M
DS is 7. His lips are so ridiculously chapped. He made it worse by picking at them. Now they are swollen and scabby, and of course the scabs are cracking open and bleeding.

We're making him drink tons of water, and we're putting chapstick on him several times a day. They don't seem to be getting better.

What else can I do? Do I really need to have a trip to the pediatrician's office over a case of chapped lips?

God bless!
This has probably been answered but lansinoh lanolin (yep the nipple stuff) is the ONLY thing that's worked for me. And staying hydrated.
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