There is a recent article published in Journal of Dental Sciences. This research aimed to investigate the prevalence of hypersensitivity in exfoliative cheilitis patients. 30 EC patients were recruited. The researchers then did a series of allergy/ hypersensitivity tests including: serum total IgE, allergen-specific IgE, and food-specific IgG. These are markers in our blood that… Continue reading Easier to get exfoliative cheilitis for hypersensitive patients?
Month: November 2022
How to get comfortable in social interactions for people with EC
I know it may be weird when you are at a social event and you feel that everyone is staring at your peeling lips. Trust me. I have been there. You may describe that as odd, embarrassing, or even intimidating. As humans, we long for social interactions. We are happy when we are somehow validated… Continue reading How to get comfortable in social interactions for people with EC
Online survey about exfoliative cheilitis
I think there is still too scanty research on EC, so maybe let’s start with some more information gathering and we can share with the community such as what treatment work for people. If you are interested to help, please complete the form below: Loading…
Is Tacrolimus or Steroid the final answer?
As I have mentioned, the treatment of exfoliative cheilitis is not easy. There is still no clear research on its aetiology. Regarding to usual biopsy results of exfoliative cheilitis sufferers, they will find non-specific inflammation. Some medical practitioners have advocated the use of anti-inflammatory drugs such as topical glucocorticoids (steroids) to treat EC. Another relatively… Continue reading Is Tacrolimus or Steroid the final answer?