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A Zit That Won T Go Away
See ophthalmologist: A scab that won't go away can mean foreign body trapped that became infected, trapped eyelash, or even a low grade cancer. You need warm to hot but not too hot compresses for 30 seconds with gentle finger rubbing through a washcloth in a circular motion for 10-20 seconds after the warm compress. Do not squeeze! if this a loculated infection it can spread rapidly. You need an eye md/do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info.: It would help to have more information about your headache to help determine what type they are, the best way to manage them, and if any additional testing is indicated. 1. Were are headaches located 2. What do they feel like 3. Any related symptoms 4. what makes it worse / better 5. what have you tried I suggest a live virtual consult with one of our Healthtap Doctors or go see a clinician. ...Read more
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More info, please!: How long have you had it? What makes it better? or worse? Do you smoke? Are there any other symptoms, like fever, weight loss, trouble breathing? Ask again, and give more details. Remember that there is a 150 character limit for questions, inc. spaces and punctuation, so keep it brief but complete! ...Read more
I have a mini pimple on my gum that won't go away it doesn't hurt me i popped it twice it goes away for a little bit but then it comes back, ?
I have a blister on my leg that won't go away. The doctor said it could of been anything but it just won't go away. Any help?
How do boils spread? Is it contagious before its popped? Do they have to pop or would it go away if i just leave it alone?
MAy have pus: A boil occurs when there is an infection of one of the many skin glands. If there is simply infection, then antibiotics will do the trick. However, most boils are collections of pus (abscess) which means that even if the infection gets better, the pus has to be absorbed which takes time. Opening abscess releases pus which promotes faster healing. Simple dressings to the wound change 3 x/week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic chalazion: You most likely have a chalazion, not a stye. A chalazion is a chronic infection in the eyelid gland, causing a small pea-shaped lump in the eyelid. This may respond to warm compresses and oral antibiotics, but sometimes this needs to be incised and drained. This is a simple office procedure that is not difficult for the patient to go through. See your eye doctor if this doesn't get better. ...Read more
Is depression just weakness? How do I deal with it? I always just "plowed through" (never medicated)but it doesn't go away, how do you make it go away
MDD is a disorder: Medical depressive disorder is a neurobiological disorder. There are many effective treatments for it. See your doctor for a thorough exam and recommendations for counseling and/or medications. Exercise is remarkably helpful in depression. Discuss this with your doctor as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What have you tried?: First , does the rash itch? What does it look like? Any new medications/supplements taken recently? How long ? We need to know at least that much otherwise it would like telling us that you saw a furry animal with four legs and a tail in your backyard and ask us to guess what it could be. ...Read more
I have a pimple on my lip line, it turns into a white puss, and no matter how hard i try to pop it it doesn't let the puss come out, what should i do?
Find a good : Medical aesthetician who will be able to help you and get you on a regimen also to help you in the future ...Read more
I have a sore bump on my armpit could it be an ingrown hair?? What can I do if anything to make it go away, will it go away on its own
Depends: Assuming the bump is on the skin, if it is associated with a hair follicle, you could have a simple case of folliculitis (inflammation/infection of the hair follicle). These bumps sometimes occur in areas of hair and friction (like the armpit). If it is growing, getting redder, draining, or increasing in pain you should consult a doctor for treatment. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medical tx: At this point - medical intervention is indicated. Take care. ...Read more
Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
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