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