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I’ve been having burning lips for over a week, nothing I couldn’t deal with. Then I woke up a week later with swollen lips, red and burning bad! I went to dr next day and she gave me some meds for cold sores, shingles etc. my face has been dry all my life but lately haven’t noticed after I wash it is super dry flaky red and burns too now. Could this b shingles or has anyone ever had anything like this before. Thank u so much

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replied March 10th, 2019
Allergies Answer A64859
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
These are not shingles. This could be due to allergic hypersensitivity skin reaction.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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