Lip pain or itch

Check your symptoms and
find possible causes with AI for free

Yukiko Ueda

Medically Reviewed By:

Yukiko Ueda, MD

Dermatology

Please choose the symptom you are most concerned about.

It will help us optimise further questions for you.

By starting the symptom checker, you agree to the Terms of Use.

Any other symptoms?

How Ubie can help you

With an easy 3-min questionnaire, Ubie's AI-powered system will generate a free report on possible causes.

Your symptoms

Input your symptoms

Our AI

Our AI checks your symptoms

Your report

You get your personalized report

Personalized Report

✔︎  When to see a doctor

✔︎  What causes your symptoms

✔︎  Treatment information etc.

People with these symptoms also use Ubie's symptom checker to find possible causes

  • Pain in the lips

  • Lips are itchy

  • Painful lips

  • Sore lips

  • Lips hurt

Free. No signup needed.
Developed by doctors.

Learn More

Content updated on May 23, 2022

When to See a Doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Edema

  • Fever

  • Facial edema

  • Numbness / sensory disorder

Possible Causes

  • Cheilitis

    Inflammation of the lips. Causes include infection (bacterial, viral or fungal) and irritants e.g. constant contact with saliva, excessive dryness.

  • Angular cheilitis

    Inflammation of the corners of the lips. Causes include infection (bacterial, viral or fungal) and irritants e.g. constant contact with saliva, excessive dryness. It is more common in people with nutritional deficiencies and immune system disorders.

  • Candidiasis (oral, hands and feet)

    Normal human skin contains bacteria and fungi. Candidiasis happens when the fungus overgrows and invades the skin. Risk factors include warm moist environments, and a weakened immune system.

  • Cushing syndrome
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Lip licker's dermatitis
  • Herpes simplex

Related Serious Diseases

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have itchy or painful lips?

Other Related Symptoms

Similar symptoms or complaints

Yukiko Ueda

Medically Reviewed By:

Yukiko Ueda, MD

Dermatology

in our Medical Expert Team

Free. No signup needed.
Developed by doctors.

Ubie is supervised by 50+ medical experts worldwide

Shohei Harase

Shohei Harase, MD

Neurology

Kameda Medical Center, Japan

Sanshiro Kato

Sanshiro Kato, MD

Emergency department

Kawai Clinic, Japan

Yu Shirai

Yu Shirai, MD

Psychiatry

Yotsuya Yui Clinic, Japan

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Internal medicine

Co-founder of Ubie, Inc.

Rohini R

Rohini R, MD

Ear, nose, throat (ENT)

Bayshore Health Centre, India

Seiji Kanazawa

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD

Obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN)

National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan

View our medical experts