Why do some people lick their lips every other minute ?

Patient : How many times does on have average does a person lick their lips? Why do some people lick them every other minute?
Symptoms:  Dry lips
Doctor :   Thank you for your question. There is no set amount of times when this occurs. If a person is experiencing dryness of th e lips, they may be inclined to moisten the lips by licking more often. Thank you for consulting AskTheDoctor.com

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