Can you use Neosporin on lips?

Overview The simple answer is “yes”. Are you thinking about regular Neosporin triple antibiotic ointment? If you are, you can put it on your lips if necessary. Neosporin contains the antibiotics bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin. It is used to prevent infections …

Is Angular Cheilitis Contagious?

Overview Angular cheilitis is marked by inflammation of the corners of the mouth. Sensitive, sometimes painful sores appear when the corners get irritated. Without intervention, the corners of the mouth can become dry and lesions can appear. Angular cheilitis is …

Cheilitis Granulomatosa

Overview Cheilitis granulomatosa refers to the persistent, lumpy swelling of the lips. It is also called cheilitis granulomatosa and it is one form of orofacial granulomatosis. The latter is characterized by persistent enlargement of the soft tissues of the mouth, …

Fordyce Spots

Overview Fordyce spots, also referred to as Fordyce granules or sebaceous prominence are clusters of ectopic sebaceous glands that are not associated with a hair follicle and appear as clusters on the surface of moist organs like body cavities and …

Exfoliative Cheilitis

Overview Exfoliative cheilitis (EC) is the inflammation of the lips which is an exceptional chronic condition and is basically the eczema of the lips. It is characterized by continuous peeling of the lips and the adjacent skin around it. The …