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Do I Let Impetigo Scabs Dry Or Do I Moisturize Them
Dry flaky skin around the eyelids. How do I treat it without steroids. Do I let it dry and flake or keep putting moisturizer?
Why do my scars/cuts itch? I keep wanting to scratch them which i know is a bad idea. Why do they itch and what can I do to make them stop?
Healing: As nerves heal they fire randomly with minimal stimulation and itching is one of the most commonly reported events as healing progresses. A numbing cream with xylocaine (lidocaine) and tetracaine will help you with the symmetry. Are you still seeing your orthopedist? He can help with desensitization exercises. ...Read more
Why do I get scars even from surface scratch wounds? And how can I treat injuries better so they wont scar, i don't scratch them off when they itch.
Why do my armpits breakout with painful pimples? They dont pop and they leave scars. I dont think its because of my deodorant or razor I use to shave.
I have tiny bumps on my upper lip. You can barely see them but i feel them. They also itch sometimes. I use vaseline. What do I do to get rid of them?
Why do flea bites take ages to heal and why do they keep bleeding when I get out of shower or bath ? Help
Air drying: prevents tension/ tugging of rubbing with a towel. ...Read more
What can I do for my dry, cracked lips? I normally use burt's bees, but it doesn't heal the lips and I have to keep applying. Chapstick doesn't work.
Carmex: Try carmex. It works well and lasts longer/heals better than other options. ...Read more
What to do if I get plump lips when they're dry, but they ont stay dry forever, how can What to do if I get plumper lips wthout surgery?
If I kept my lips dry n don't apply chapstick..by doing that I think there won't b excess oil... Will fordyce spots fade away??
Here are some ...: Fordyce's spots are ectopic sebaceous glands beneath the skin, which are not hair follicle-related and not affected by applying anything on the lips but obscuring their appearance. Of course, these spots will persist forever. More? Seek pro-evaluation & counseling timely. Best wishes... ...Read more
I don't really know how to treat the blisters on my skin. Do i leave them be or pop them or put cream on it?
Blisters: Please don't pop them as that will create a portal for infections. ...Read more
Sores (red&scabby) on head/scalp from dandruff/pimples. Cant stop picking them. How do i stop so they can heal?
See Your Doctor Now: Chronic scalp sores that wax & wane suggest possible Tinea Capitis (aka ringworm); a fungal skin infection. Does NOT involve worms as name implies. Causes flaky, itchy scalp plaques in mild cases; can progress to scalp sores, blisters, hair loss. Is contagious; requires oral anti-fungal therapy. Do not pick sores, can lead to bacterial infection. See doctor now for prompt diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
Doctor says, superficial face wound, wash face with soap in morning, let it dry, apply antibiotic oinment at night, how long do I need to do this?
At least 1 week: 7-10 days or until well healed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hydrate!: Try to find out what causes your dry skin. Is it something you use on your skin? Some food you ingested? How much fluids do you take and what kind? Drink adequate amounts of water! avoid scented soaps and creams, try using creams with few ingredients and apply frequently. Avoid very hot baths and very long ones as they may strip your skin from natural oils. You may try olive oil in your bath. ...Read more
My hands are peeling and leaving dry lumps if i put them near water they peel even more what can I do x?
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