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Brookevc

766d

does anyone feel like no matter how hydrated they are (like i drink a lot of fluids) their skin or lips are just dry all the time? or does anyone know why this is happening?

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    • Brookevc

      762d

      update: got some aquaphor ointment/lotion, and it’s working well so far!! just don’t like the feeling of straight grease on my hands from it 😂 as for lip balms and such, i’m still using the same ones because it’s not making it worse and i think a couple of the kinds are helping

    • Brookevc

      762d

      update: got some aquaphor ointment/lotion, and it’s working well so far!! just don’t like the feeling of straight grease on my hands from it 😂 as for lip balms and such, i’m still using the same ones because it’s not making it worse and i think a couple of the kinds are helping

    • Brookevc

      766d

      wait who’s taking claravis i’m lost 😂😭

    • Lilocnr

      766d

      I see in your medical bio that you take claravis, and I almost guarantee you this is it. Claravis makes your lips VERY DRY. I suggest cocoa butter lip balm on Amazon, it worked the best for me when my lips would literally crack open and bleed from taking this med. it’s also probably responsible for other dry areas on your body.

    • Brookevc

      766d

      i would assume aquaphor would help so i’ll ask my mom for some (i’m 17, and she works in the medical field, and they use it in hospitals so it’s easily accessible to her)

    • Hilgart

      766d

      I get dry lips because I take so much psych meds.

    • Zoey_Val

      766d

      Yes!! I have this as well. Has only been happening to me in the past year I did not have this issue before. I swear by Aquaphor and it helps I am very hydrated so not sure what it is

    • Dollymygirl

      766d

      Yes I get that all the time. Really frustrating and hard to deal with.

    • Ena

      766d

      Oh yes I love Thera Tears

    • ThisIsFine

      766d

      I have Sjögren's so I have dry eyes and dry mouth and dry skin pretty much no matter what I do. But my favorites are Aquaphor chapstick (it's basically Vaseline I think), CeraVe face moisturizer (pump bottle or SPF tube if going out), CeraVe or Renpure body wash, Palmer's cocoa butter lotion for body/neck. Biotene and Act lozenges for dry mouth, Thera Tears for dry eyes. Oh and I use kid's SLS free toothpaste (Burt's Bees) because I get mouth sores with regular toothpaste (not enough saliva to "process" the harsher ingredients is my guess). I've tried a TON of stuff over the 5 years I've been diagnosed and these are my holy grails so far. Good luck!

    • ihearttardigrades

      766d

      yeah! personally vaseline on my lips and cerave lotion help to get rid of some of it :)

    • strugglebus

      766d

      It made my lips red and it felt like a sunburn, and I live in the desert so I thought my lips got sunburnt but it was just an allergic reaction, but allergies are different for everyone

    • Ena

      766d

      Oh geez Blistex is an allergine?? I have been using it a lot the past few days. How can I tell what the symptoms of that allergies? I already has sores. I am going to stop using it my sores are healing up. Just found a recipe to make my own healthy Non-allergenic lip balm. Lol ofc that will be an issue next year. All we can do is stay one step ahead.

    • strugglebus

      766d

      You may also want to check if you're allergic to any of the lotions or Chapsticks you're using. I'm allergic to Skin So Soft products and Blistex, and I just recently found out Red 33 and that's in a lot of things

    • Ena

      766d

      Sorry I meant 100% cotton, oopsy

    • Ena

      766d

      Some health condition makes for dry skin as do some medication. I for one am allergic to tap water as well as most body soaps. It helps me to shower less frequently. When I do before I reach for the towel. I rub natural oil into my skin then wrap up in 200% cotton without rubbing. Doesn't take long to be dry. Before I get dressed I rub a natural body butter all over. This keeps my skin hydrated for about five days. When I need to I will add more body butter. But honestly I only shower like twice a month. However, I do wash my stinky spots like every day. Oh and I am finding Aloe Vera juice is nice to put on before the oil. I just added that to the routine. Try it and see what you think.

    • Jaznix

      766d

      You may need to talk to your doctor about what might be going on and how to fix it

    • Brookevc

      766d

      i’ve used dozens of different chapsticks, apply lotion every few hours or when i notice dryness, and use a moisturizing body wash 😭😭 ever single day lmao

    • Jaznix

      766d

      Some people do have dryer skin. Try a moisture body wash and lotion and honestly don't use carmex or other medicated lip stuff unless a doctor recommends it because most of them want your lips to stay chapped so you keep using it

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