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how do i safely remove iodine from my fingers

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Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Acetone: Acetone the main ingredient in nail polish remover is the best way to remove iodine from the skin.

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stains: Without looking at it.. it will be difficult to determine at this point. Have your physician exam it.
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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Spots: You possibly cam in contact with some sort of material "peeling a fresh walnut", or other chemicals yesterday. If not then get it checked.
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Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Septic joint?: The incident you describe can result in bacteria gaining access to other areas of your body through your cut finger, despite your diligence in cleanin ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
There are: a number of over the counter "removers" most contain salycilic acid. Warts are caused by the Papilloma virus thus can be spread! I would strongly a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Evans
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No way : Once lenses are scratched there is no way to repair them. Consider a scratch protection coating and anti-reflective coating next time. Both will hav ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Try H2o2: Try some hydrogen peroxide.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Don't try to remove: Use a hydrocortisone over the counter topical cream to facilitate the healing of your hair follicle bumps.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Wart: Salicylic acid is available over the counter for the treatment of common warts . A dermatologist will often freeze the warts with powerful liquid nit ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Normal? Hormonal?: Skin symptoms are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a hyperpigmented (darker) area of skin to see ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Time: Soap and water, alcohol, and there are some commercial products at your pharmacy.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Soak and moisteriz: Soak in nice hot water and then in hot olive oil.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Being Patient : You cannot remove a tan. But, if you stay out of the sun the tan will fade with time.
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. If you pull off the scabs now, you may end up pulling off much more skin then intended. That could not only be painful and provide a venue for ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Stop shaving: You should stop shaving: scarring is a bad sign. Consult your GYN for viable alternatives
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dabney
40 years experience Orthodontics
Popcorn: Very carefully. Try brushing and flossing. A water pik might help as well.
A male asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
33 years experience Bariatrics
No ice: Try Benzoyl Peroxide wash sold over the counter. There are also devices sold at drug stores to remove blackheads safely with minimal trauma to the sk ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Anti-fungal: There are lots of anti-fungal treatments available over-the-counter. There are creams, lotions, sprays - depending on what you like best on your feet. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Laser or electrolysi: Laser hair removal or electrolysis are the safest permanent ways to remove unwanted hair in this area.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Why tell?: If they were removed and not noticeable it is your choice. If they are in process of being removed tell them that they no longer fit with who you are ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many choices: Hair removal can be done safely with an electric feminine razor designed for that purpose. Additionally, a depilatory (hair removal cream) can be used ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Warts: A dermatologist will often treat the area with liquid nitrogen or recommend prescription topical creams that may be helpful.
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