Sun Blisters on Lips

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It’s summer time and the nice weather beckons us outside.  We all know how important it is to use sunscreen to protect our skin when we play outdoors, 22991212-dune-landscape-in-summertime-with-scots-pine-or-pinus-sylvestris-trees-in-the-background-and-hot-yelbut what about our lips?  Sun blisters on lips can be painful and irritating. Lip balm with sun protection factor (SPF) is just as important as sunscreen for the rest of our body.

Sun blisters on lips can be small and hardly noticeable or they may be large and more painful.  If not treated, these blisters can cause pain and lead to infection.  If you do end up with sun blisters there are some ways you can relieve the pain and treat them from home.

Relieving pain from sun blisters on lips can be done first and foremost by taking a pain medication such as aspirin, acetaminophen or ibuprofen.  Cooling gels that contain aloe vera or antihistamines can also be applied to sun blisters to ease pain.  Keep the area dry and cool and free from irritants.

Once you have eased some of the pain, take some steps to help the sun blisters on lips heal more quickly. Firstly, don’t try to pop the blisters, this won’t help and can lead to infection. Clean the blister regularly and apply antibiotic ointment.  Avoid petr21303829-green-getaway-relaxation-in-peaceoleum based products or lotions that contain benzocaine or lidocaine.

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