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What Do I Put On A Scratch On My Eyelid
MRSA Skin infections: There is an epidemic of dangerous drug resistant staph infections sweeping the globe. I have seen hundreds of these infections in the past five years. Every one of them thought their staph infection was a bug bite. This is an urgent problem and until proven otherwise you need antibiotics and a full evaluation by a trusted physician. ...Read more
Avoid allergens: Sounds like allergy. Is it posdible you recently rubbed something in this area that you are allergic too. Avoid itching area. Avoid makeup. Was hands (often have allergens). If this does not imprive, see a doctor. You may condider a couple of doses of benadryl (diphenhydramine). Any other treatment should come from doctor. ...Read more
Depends on severity: If you have a first degree burn (red skin only) some aloe or similar product is ok. If you have second (blisters) or third (charred skin) degree burns you should see a doctor for evaluation asap. Deeper burns can cause severe scarring and prompt intervention may help prevent complications. Prescriptions may be helpful. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Simple CAre: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more
I have a boil up user my right arm pit. It bust on its on. Wat kind of ointment can I put on a open wound?
Depends on how much: I assume you are talking about differin, or adapalene. It is normal to feel a mild burning or stinging when you first apply it. However, it should decrease over time; try rinsing with cold water. Avoid any contact with your eyes. If the pain continues to get worse, or if you start noticing swelling of your lips or tongue, you may be having allergic reaction and would need to go to er. ...Read more
Inside only?: If it appears to be in the substance of the lid, it is probably a cyst called a chalazion. This is benign and can be ignored although is can be removed by an ophthalmologist. If the skin is involved, especially with redness and pain, then it could be a tumor needing attention. ...Read more
Soap & water best,: possibly also add some topical triple antibiotic & a small band-aid daily to reduce bacterial concentration & ease/speed healing. Benzoyl peroxide is also often used to kill the bacteria. Localized salicylic acid (relative of aspirin) is also used as an exfoliant to help open blocked pores for black heads before they become an acneform cyst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itch: The sensation of itch and something crawling in part of your body is common and most of the time is related to dryness, dermatitis or allergic reaction to metal alloy in metal jewelry pierced in nose, ear and other parts of the body! start with your primary care doctor for examination. ...Read more
Rash: The first thing I recommend you do is to go to the Pharmacy and see if they could find some cream for your elbow. If they can you will have to pay (small amount) but your problem will be solved. If the Pharmacist feels that you should not take the medicine till you have seen the doctor, please do as they suggest. Hope all goes well - please let me know. ...Read more
I started putting toothpaste on my pimples and now I have big red patchs on my chin, how do I remove them?
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