A rash is an outbreak or inflammation that can appear on any part of the skin including the lips. Its signs and symptoms usually involve red or pink bumps, blisters on the lips, boils, and itchiness. Its causes range from mere exposure to allergens and pollutants to skin conditions and diseases.
If the causes of itchy rash lips are viral and bacterial infections, clinical intervention is necessary as the treatment usually requires antibiotics and professional monitoring and prescription is required. However, if the cause of your itchy rash lips are allergic reaction and prolonged exposure to sunlight and cold areas or sudden change of environment, prescription is no longer necessary since there are several home remedies you can apply to treat the condition.
Home Remedies for Itchy Rash on Lips
Itchy rash lips can be treated with moisturizers or flavored lips balms available in drugstores and supermarkets, but you can also natural cures to eliminate the itchy rash on your lips such as the following:
- Directly apply a few drops of olive oil o your lips. Olive oil is proven to have therapeutic properties that can effectively cure rashes and skin inflammations.
- Boil a glass of water and add dried or fresh chamomile flowers. Allow the concoction to simmer then drain the water into a container. You can use the concoction to wash your itchy rash lips or you can also transfer the water to a bowl and dip your lips on it for a few minutes.
- Apply aloe vera extract on your lips to moisturize and heal your lips. Petroleum jelly also has natural components that can soothe rashes on the lips and other parts of the body.
- You can also apply baking soda on your lips to treat the rashes.