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Can hardened cauliflower ear be repaired? Do jocks like to show it off?

Can hardened cauliflower ear be repaired? Do jocks like to show it off?

Sorry...: Once it happens, you can't fix it, unfortunately. It may be a badge of honor among some groups of athletes/fighters but, generally that's among insiders. ...Read more

Cauliflower Ear (Definition)

A complication that results from direct trauma to the anterior auricle and is a common ...Read more


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Upper outer ear (skin, not inside/canal) suddenly red and throbbing. Can this be like acne or a clogged pore? Can I presume it will go away soon?

Upper outer ear (skin, not inside/canal) suddenly red and throbbing.  Can this be like acne or a clogged pore?  Can I presume it will go away soon?

Yes: Can be related to Acne pimple or other possible infection. Using topical acne cream twice a day along with hot compress several times a day may help. If no improvement or worse in the next 2 to 3 days, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I need some advices as i think while cleaning my ear canal i injured it and there is dried blood in it .how to clean that or it will go away by itself?

I need some advices as i think while cleaning my ear canal i injured it and there is dried blood in it .how to clean that or it will go away by itself?

Go to doctor: A doctor should look in your ear canal to make sure you have not perforated the eardrum.You may be referred to an ENT(ear,nose and throat specialist).Don't insert anything in your ear.Good luck. ...Read more

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Think I have an external hemorrhoid w/ a bit of itch now and then. Can it be removed by itself? What to use to remove it quickly? Can it become worse?

Think I have an external hemorrhoid w/ a bit of itch now and then. Can it be removed by itself? What to use to remove it quickly? Can it become worse?

Try Prep H: External hemorrhoids can be treated with over the counter Preparation H or Anusol--they have steroid that help shrink the size of the hemorrhoid. Use an over the counter stool softener so you're not straining so hard, and eat lots of fruits and vegetables to keep your stool soft. It can get bigger and get thrombosed (when a blood clot forms in the hemorrhoid). See a doctor for bleeding, pain, etc ...Read more

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Can an ear hematoma be fixed so that it won't come back?

Can an ear hematoma be fixed so that it won't come back?

Yes, by drainage: Yes a ear hematoma should be drained. If you are not on blood thinners then it should not recur. The common reason for ear hematomas are sports or accidents so wearing protective gear may prevent future ear hematomas. ...Read more

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I am 59 and developed two moles which I am sure is seborrehic kerotosis. Can i apply freeze-on to remove them? I looked it up and they say they don't need to be treated, but they are ugly. The article said they can be freezed off or cut out. Sounds like

I am 59 and developed two moles which I am sure is seborrehic kerotosis.  Can i apply freeze-on to remove them? I looked it up and they say they don't need to be treated, but they are ugly. The article said they can be freezed off or cut out. Sounds like

Seborrheic keratosis: I would only have a dermatologist diagnose the lesions to make sure they are "only" seborrheic keratosis and nothing more serious. Cryosurgery (liquid nitrogen) should only be applied by an experienced physician since over zealous use may lead to scarring. ...Read more

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If I have clogged arteries will I be able to clean them out, or is it permanent?

If I have clogged arteries will I be able to clean them out, or is it permanent?

Not a lost cause: If you have blockages already, tx can serve to stabilize the plaque that is present & later to try & reverse it. The former is important b/c you can have unstable plaque that is vulnerable to acute blockage (ie a heart attack) & certain tx can help prevent this. The latter is important to decrease long-term risk. It will req hard wk, determination, but you can do it w/ help from a proactive doctor. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to remove the boil marks in my body? Can time fades it or it will be like this forever?

Is there anything i can do to remove the boil marks in my body? Can time fades it or it will be like this forever?

More info: Do you mean a scar from a pimple or from boiling water? Most scars tend to fade with time , some more so than others. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to drain you ears? I might need that as i have had unbalance hearing for bout a month due to sinus infect which is not completely heal. What is actually done to drain the ear?

Does it hurt to drain you ears? I might need that as i have had unbalance hearing for bout a month due to sinus infect which is not completely heal. What is actually done to drain the ear?

Antihist./decongesta: ears drain into the nose thru the eustacian tube, if nasal congestion it backs up so need over the counter antihistamine and decongestant like zyrtec d or other similar generic. the best is flonase now otc too , but use all three , always flush nose first with nasal saline if thick mucus to help too. wait 2 weeks to dry up the inner ears , if not working or getting worse see your dr. ...Read more

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Just removed nail polish from a big toe and found 2/3's of it lifting. It doesn't hurt. Should I clip off as much as I can and use topical meds?

Just removed nail polish from a big toe and found 2/3's of it lifting. It doesn't hurt. Should I clip off as much  as I can and use topical meds?

You can trim the: loose nail carefully as long as there is no redness or drainage near the nail or surrounding the nail, in that case seek help from a foot specialist ...Read more

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I have a skin issue (upper body) which seems like pore congestion - they seem clogged with hard, white material that's easy to scratch off. Any ideas?

I have a skin issue (upper body) which seems like pore congestion - they seem clogged with hard, white material that's easy to scratch off. Any ideas?

Arms?: If they are bumps predominantly on the backs (extensor surfaces) of your arms and sometimes on your upper legs, it sounds most like keratosis pilaris. Benign condition caused by excess keratin plugging hair follicles. Lotions and exfoliation can help. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can genital warts look like the thread on a wash rag but closer together and can be popped out with white squishy substances?

Can genital warts look like the thread on a wash rag but closer together and can be popped out with white squishy substances?

Not usually: It usually looks like white, coarse, nubby skin there can be 2-3 mm islands of warts or they can be grouped together forming a matt of warts under magnification it looks like a series of pointy skin outgrowths usually one cannot express anything from warts. ...Read more