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Home Remedies For Skin Injury From Scratching
Can cetaphil help in preventing dark scar marks from occurring from insect bites and other skin rashes?
Won't prevent scar: But it will soften the area and help make it less noticeable. Normal insect bites shouldn't scar unless scratched open if this is a problem too try putting some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream on and covering with band aid. If you are dark pigmented and have dark scars try fade cream but don't use it close to your eyes. ...Read more
Some Plants Oils: Deet has proven to be the most effective repellant. For those interested in a home remedy, topical applications of vanilla extract, garlic powder, or essential oils from citronella has been anecdotally reported. ...Read more
Management: The treatment really depends on the underlying cause and condition. For dry skin, a perfume free moisturizer, white dove soap help to soothe the skin. In addition, local application of cortisone lotion to the worse areas is advised. If the condition worsens, I would recommend a follow up appoihtment. ...Read more
Any other remedy for an old bleach burn PIH apart from hydroquinone for a beige skin Indian? Thank you.
Are there any home remedies or products that will help heal the red and sore skin under my eyes from new contacts?
See your doctor: Contact lenses should not cause redness or soreness as you described. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
Finger infections: Please see your doctor right away. There are no home treatments for bacterial infections. They need to be cultured and to be treated with antibiotics to be taken by mouth. Untreated bacterial infections of fingers can easily spread upward to infect the arm and the rest of the body. ...Read more
May I know if it's to possible to heal stubborn brown scars left behind by insect bites, itch, friction? Is there any home remedies? Thank you.
Scar prevention. : After an injury, preventing prominent scars is best accomplished by careful closure of the laceration and treatment of the wound site. Depending on the location, additional procedures like scar excision, scar repositioning, dermabrasion, or laser resurfacing help to camouflage or hide the scar. Avoid sun exposure to prevent additional redness and pigment changes. See also "silicone gel sheeting". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Looking for any suggestions on immediate relief options for extreme itchy skin due to tinea versicolor. The itch ends up hurting so badly
I have a compulsive skin picking problem. I'm getting anxiety treatment for this, but what products are recommended to help torn skin heal faster?
FP or Dermatologist: Please visit your family physician and/or dermatologist about this. They'll be able to see how extensive the damage is, and can recommend the best products for you. If you need antibiotic skin ointments or other things, they will be best able tell you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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