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how long does it take to get rid of acne

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Acne: If you want to get rid of acne you need to see your dermatologist so the best treatment can be prescribed.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, f ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Usually fails: Tea tree oil is variably effective and if a man uses enough, he can grow breasts from the hormonal disruption. Please get with your personal physician ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not curable: You will manage your dandruff every day of your life, like I do. Thankfully you have many effective options.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can be a while.: Scabies can take effort to get rid of. 1st, you ; all members of family need to be treated. Ivermectin is effective for treating scabies (oral or topi ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raja Abusharr
20 years experience Family Medicine
Impetigo: This skin condition is also called impetigo and is often seen in children between 2-6. It can occur at any age however as is caused by either staph or ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kong
Dr. John Kong answered
17 years experience Dentistry
Maintenance: Gingivitis is simply, inflammation of the gums. If you remove what's causing the inflammation (in most cases, plaque and bacteria), you should get ri ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Timeline..: It takes as long as it takes you to call and get a reputable exterminator to come to your house and eradicate them. Once their treatment is complete, ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
A few days: Symptoms start getting better in a couple of days. It takes 5-10 days to cure completely.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Can be instantaneous: If the person is receiving IV fluids, hypoglycemia can be reversed nearly instantaneously. If you mean bouts of reactive hypoglycemia in someone not ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
OTC or Prescription: If it wasn't for the itch & the difficulty these kids have trying to sleep, we wouldn't need to treat this at all. Short term help using a cold wash t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Histoplasmosis: For asymptomatic people or people with acute localized infection who are otherwise healthy, antifungal treatment is usually not recommended as these p ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Depends on cause: Duration of recovery from pleurisy depends on underlying cause. There are several infectious and non-infectious conditions that cause inflammation of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
2 weeks: If treatment is correct and effective, two weeks are enough.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Benzoyl Peroxide: It generally takes about four to six weeks to see improvements in acne after beginning to use benzoyl peroxide. Use the prescription medication carefu ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
What's the cause?: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation".The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflamed stomach." The term is often ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unsure of question: Histamine is a naturally occurring mediator in our body that is released from cells especially when exposed to something you are allergic to. Histamin ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Often: Losing you"gut" will be a combination of regular exercise to burn off calories and a program where you will eat more healthy to help you lose some ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Good oral hygeine.: Probably the best treatment for most gum disease is regular trips to the dentist for check-up, and good oral hygeine at home, like brushing regularly, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: With treatment from 3 to 6 weeks.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
42 years experience Family Medicine
Treat cause: Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition usually due to Insulin resistance. Many conditions have been associated with it including genetics, obesity, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
depends: Is is usually takes from few days to couple of weeks , but is depend on your immune status and the infection is from viral or bacteria.

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