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Does anyone know a good way to get rid of keloids caused by piercings?

Does anyone know a good way to get rid of keloids caused by piercings?

Several: There are a number of treatments for keloids. We have had good luck with surgical removal of the entire keloid (for example, on the earlobe) and then a series of injections of steroid directly into the scar from the excision beginning 3 weeks postop and continuing every three weeks for a total of 3-4 injections. Other treatments include pressure and low dose radiation. ...Read more

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Piercing (Definition)

Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which ...Read more


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What would be a good way for me to get rid of scars cause by acne?

What would be a good way for me to get rid of scars cause by acne?

First control acne: Acne is a complex disease treated with a variety of approaches ranging from topical anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, as well as hormonal, medical regimens and surgery. Each case is individually treated and it is difficult to recommend a single cure. See a dermatologist first. Subsequent to that scars may require peels, lasers, resurfacing, dermabrasion, fillers or fast injection, excision, flaps, . ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a burn scar that was caused by an iron?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a burn scar that was caused by an iron?

Can only Improve: You cannot "erase" scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). Consult with a plastic surgeon to find out which combination of these would best work for you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of keloids caused by piercings?

How to get rid of keloids caused by piercings?

Steroid shots: Talk with your doc about having steroid medicine shot into your keloids. Other options too! good luck. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what's a good way to get rid of acne?

I'm curious as to what's a good way to get rid of acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: Use 5% 2x/day. If you are not clear in two weeks, get on the phone to your personal physician. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that is a serious personal and professional liability. It can be managed until it self-cures. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of a keloid from my industrial bar?

Tricky....: treating a keloid is very tricky.... excision can lead to further keloid formation. cortisone injection may have some benefit. ssome topical therapy exists as well. consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a yeast infection, leads to, and ways to get rid of them?

Anyone know what is a yeast infection, leads to, and ways to get rid of them?

Yeast: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching.>>. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a faster way to get rid of acne?

Docs can you explain what is a faster way to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: Benzoyl peroxide for starters. If not sufficient, topical Clindamycin and/or a topical retinoic acid derivative the latter especially if there are a lot of blackheads. Next step for a lady is the oral contraceptive pill if it is right for her. Then a systemic antibiotic right for the person. The big guns is accutane, not pleasant cheap or without risks but hugely effective and very much worth it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of inflammation caused by razor bumps?

Can you tell me how to get rid of inflammation caused by razor bumps?

Razor bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. 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 ...Read more

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What is a good way to get rid of scars from a bad sunburn?

What is a good way to get rid of scars from a bad sunburn?

Encourage you to: See either a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for scarring. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of scars from self harm?

Please look into: A consultation with a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist regading your scars. Take care. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a fast way to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more

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Does anyone have a good idea how to get rid of nasal polyps?

Does anyone have a good idea how to get rid of nasal polyps?

ENT specialist: An ent/otolaryngologist can operate to remove them. Aspirin use is reportedly linked to their development. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of a keloid from my industrial bar earring?

Keloid: There are several treatments for keloids including excision, injections and even radiation treatment. Have your ear evaluated by a board certified surgeon with expertise in treating keloids. ...Read more

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Docs, wanted to know if I can get rid of a double chin caused by genetics somehow?

Docs, wanted to know if I can get rid of a double chin caused by genetics somehow?

Double chin: There are several surgical treatments to improve the appreance of your chin and neck. You can seek a consultation with a board certified surgeon with expertise in these procedures. ...Read more

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How can I know a fast way to get rid of acne, or something that really works getting rid of it?

How can I know a fast way to get rid of acne, or something that really works getting rid of it?

Scientific Rx: For someone with a serious acne problem who wants fast results, perhaps for the prom, topical benzoyl peroxide, topical clindamycin, and systemic tetracycline perhaps 500 2x/day is one possible combination; it would be adjusted after. All acne is manageable. If you're responsible for a teen's health, it's your duty to get him/her seen. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a keloid without surgery?

How can you get rid of a keloid without surgery?

Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (usually for earlobe keloids in combination with surgery.) we have had good luck with surgery and steroid injections and that is generally my recommended treatment. See a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss the option in your case. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of sebaceous filaments on nose? What is an easy way to do at home that can remove a good portion of them?

How can you get rid of sebaceous filaments on nose? What is an easy way to do at home that can remove a good portion of them?

Wash and clean face: Several times a day , with soap and water , several cleansing soaps are available , some times touching ; cleaning with rubbing alcohol or nail polish removal ( with out getting into eye ) may help for excessive accumulation of sebaceous material .Even better see a dermatologist for permanent solution ...Read more

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What is an easy way to get rid of scars from acne?

What is an easy way to get rid of scars from acne?

No such thing: I see you are a 23 year old woman. I'm sorry your acne was neglected when you were a teenager, producing scars. All the "pop" remedies for scars you find on the internet are phony. The actual depressed scars can be managed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon using fillers, laser and/or microsurgery. Please try to lose weight and have a competent physician rx the acne you presently have. ...Read more

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Keloids (Definition)

Hypertrophic scarring. More common in certain ethic groups. See dermatologist or facial ...Read more