Chapped lips: What's the best remedy?

Published: Jan 02 2014 02:57:34 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 14 2014 12:13:07 PM EST
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By Mayo Clinic News Network

Most people get chapped lips from time to time. There's much you can do to treat — and prevent — chapped lips. Consider these tips:

If chapping is severe and doesn't respond to treatment at home, consult your doctor. Rarely, persistent chapped lips may indicate an underlying problem.