Q. I feel itchy around my mouth during monsoon season. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Nazma Parveen
and medically reviewed by Dr. Nithila A
Published on Sep 22, 2019 and last reviewed on: Sep 24, 2019

Hello doctor,

I live at high altitude 7000’ with mostly dry climate except during the monsoon, before this monsoon kicked I felt itching around and near my lips and mouth and later that day the skin darkened. Please advice.

Dr. Nazma Parveen

Family Physician General Practitioner
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have read through your query and here is my opinion. Itching and darkening of the skin around the mouth can be due to varied reasons like allergies, dermatitis, extremely dry, and cold weather. In your case, it is likely the last reason. I would advise you to use a good moisturizer, preferably containing hyaluronic acid. Natural remedies like pure Aloevera gel or coconut oil will also help. If this does not work, it is advisable to get yourself examined by a dermatologist. If you have any further queries, please feel free to ask.

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