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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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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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