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, …

Mafucci Syndrome

Overview Mafucci syndrome is a rare congenital disorder of the skin and bones characterized by noncancerous growth of cartilages known as enchondromas, bone deformities, and reddish purple growths within the skin due to abnormal blood vessels. These abnormal blood vessels …

Fordyce Spots Treatment

Overview Fordyce spots (or sebaceous granules) are characterized as small yellow/white papules ranging in diameter (1-5 mm) and are slightly raised from skin surface. These spots usually appear on genital organs, such as on shaft or glans of the penis …

Exfoliative Keratolysis

Overview Exfoliative Keratolysis (skin peeling disease) is a common condition of the skin usually misdiagnosed as dermatitis (eczema) and characterized by local flaking, eruptions and dryness mainly of palms of hand and/or soles of feet. It can also affect the …

Onychogryphosis

Overview Onychogryphosis or Ram’s Horn Nails is a medical condition characterized by the thickening and development of a curvature in the nails. It has been called as claw nails or ram’s horn nails as it causes the nails to take …

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 …