A dangerous trend?
WTOP's Lori Lundin reports.
WASHINGTON -- There may be another new trend among teens looking for a buzz -- and it involves a very common personal item.
Medical experts, including Dr. Brett Cauthen, of the Today Clinic in Oklahoma City, told WTVR that applying the lip balm to eyelids can cause swelling and symptoms similar to pink eye (or conjunctivitis).
Parents are advised to keep an eye on how their children are using the balm.
Teens do not get high from the lip balm application, but say it produces an interesting tingling sensation.
Some people are doing this when they are already drunk or high for entertainment.
Watch the WTVR report below:
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