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Best way to get rid of congestion?

Best way to get rid of congestion?

Nasal vs Chest?: If nasal and something that just started... It may be a viral upper respiratory infection. It could be allergies as well - but less likely this time of year if new onset. Afrin nasal spray is a great decongestant - use no more than 4 days. Over the counter phenylephrine/pseudoephedrine. Plain old saline nasal spary is good as well. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of chiggers?

Best way to get rid of chiggers?

Get Chiggers off : Your skin asap by rubbing w a cloth or showering in warm water w soap. You can apply Hydrocortisone cream or take oral antihistamines for itching. There are products you can buy specifically to treat chiggers. Chigger bites usually resolve in 1 to 2 weeks w/o treatment. Get medical eval for infection. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of rosacea?

Best way to get rid of rosacea?

Treat rosacea: You can control it and improve it but rosacea is not cured. Best options metrogel, Oracea and intense pulsed light. See http://www.Maasclinic.Com for an explanation if ipl. ...Read more

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Fastest way to get rid of the flu?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir) anf fluids: Start tamiflu (oseltamivir) anti viral antibiotic as soon as possible, rest and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of pockmark/pimples?

Best way to get rid of pockmark/pimples?

Seek help with skin: If actively breaking out, you should see a dermatologist or medical esthetician for possible antibiotics, acidification of skin, etc. When stable and breakouts slowed/stopped, then use of mechanical dermabrasion (not microdermabrasion), scar removal, fillers, etc can be considered. Crater-type scars are easier to treat than "ice-pick" type scarring. Sometimes use of laser or peels help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of flu symptoms?

What is the best way to get rid of flu symptoms?

Rest, fluids: Rest, get lots of water, eat healthy, well tolerated food, lay low, stay warm, keep an eye on your temperature - see a dr. If your temp goes over 103'. If you are vomiting or have so much diarrhea that you get dehydrated, also go see a dr. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of keloid?

Best way to get rid of keloid?

Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of cold sores?

Best way to get rid of cold sores?

Valacyclovir: If it is a herpes lesion, it initially will feel like an itching or burning sensation. The lesion will appear like a cluster of grapes. If you start taking the valacyclovir right away the sore will go away within a couple of days. If not the blisters will break, the skin will crust over and after a week to ten days it will heal. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of scars?

What's the best way to get rid of scars?

Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticibility. Use a cream called mederma to reduce the appearance of scars. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of warts?

What's the best way to get rid of warts?

Wart removal: See a dermatologist and see if you have have them removed at the derm's office, which is the best way. ...Read more

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Whats best way to get rid of pimple?

Whats best way to get rid of pimple?

Benzoyl peroxide : Otc Benzoyl Peroxide Gel apply directly to pimple at bedtime. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of chickenpox scars?

What's the best way to get rid of chickenpox scars?

You can't: Unfortunately you can't "get rid" of scars. They can be made to be less noticeable but this depends on the scars appearance. Often what makes chicken pox scars more noticeable is that they are depressed or indented. Sometimes fillers can help them, cutting the scar out and closing it in a line that hides in the natural wrinkles can work very well. There are lasers that may also be helpful. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of blemishes?

What's the best way to get rid of blemishes?

Individuality: Everyone is different as far as what needs to be done to eliminate blemishes. What works for one person may not work for another. Diet, soap and rinses, etc. May either help or hurt. If severe, get in to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of acne?

What's the best way to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: First, you need to understand that acne is not curable, only manageable until it self-cures. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something stronger. If you're offered isotretinoin, go for it; you're likely to get a full remission lasting a year or longer, but it's not for the faint-hearted. ...Read more

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What's the best way to help get rid of the flu?

What's the best way to help get rid of the flu?

Flu: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of bacne?

Back Acne: Depending upon any underlying medical conditions, severity, duration, and extent of the back acne (bacne), there are many treatments including changing/cleaning clothing more often, change the laundry detergent, and exfoliation. For milder cases, topical benzoyl peroxide and retinol will help. For more extensive, inflammatory lesions, oral antibiotics from a physician will be beneficial. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of vitiligo?

What's the best way to get rid of vitiligo?

Vitiligo: Really should see a dermatologist for all options. Many included topicals versus actual tattooing to darken the skin. ...Read more