Hi there,
I have been suffering from an extreme case of lip inflammation and cracking called cheilitis for the past 15 years or so. I have done everything to fix the problem and lately, with the use of turmeric supplements, the cracking isn't that bad as it used to be. However, if I eat something spicy or oily and especially meat and bread, it comes back in full strength and unless I have a bowel movement, the condition will not improve. I know it's something inside my gut that causes my lips to be this way. I want to know any other herbs or supplements that I can take to fix this. Also, what is this condition called?

Please help because this is driving me insane and I don't wanna live with it any more!

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replied August 1st, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Cheilitis that prolonged must be due to some underlying cause, that needs to be found out. Turmeric paste, olive oil and petroleum jelly application over the area will help relieve the symptoms.

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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