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Home remedies to cure cold sores fast?

Home remedies to cure cold sores fast?

Lysine?: Cures are difficult. Palliative treatment (less pain while healing) include otc's like zylactin, herpecin. If cold sores are frequent and debilitating, your doctor can prescribe preventative medicines. Staying healthy helps cold sores heal faster. Some believe lysine helps. ...Read more

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Sunburn (Definition)

An intense inflammatory response to excessive exposure to the sun that causes damage ...Read more


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Home remedies for sun burn?

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Home remedies for sun burn?

Ibuprofen and aloe: To reduce the immediate inflammation from a sunburn, Ibuprofen (ie advil, (ibuprofen) motrin) every 6 hours and frequent application of moisturizers such as sarna, aloe or Hydrocortisone containing lotion will help. Drink plenty of fluids to remain hydrate. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for sunburn relief & ways to prevent peeling?

What are some home remedies for sunburn relief & ways to prevent peeling?

Simple Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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Fast effective ways to get rid of cold sores?

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Fast effective ways to get rid of cold sores?

Oral Antiviral: "cold sores" on lips is caused by herpes simplex virus. One usually feels burning sensation before the blisters appear. If you start the oral antiviral Acyclovir or valcyclovir early, at the onset of your symptoms, you can reduce the extent of the flare, and sometime even prevent a flare. See your doctor for the rx. ...Read more

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What're some home remedies to get rid of acne and acne scars fast and effectively?

What're some home remedies to get rid of acne and acne scars fast and effectively?

Time: Scars can't be removed. They can be revised to look better, but once you have a scar you will always have a scar. For best way to revise a scar you should see a plastic surgeon. Fading takes time, but can speed it up with retin-a. ...Read more

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Home remedy for heart burn & food to avoid?

Home remedy for heart burn & food to avoid?

Chocolate,caffeine ,: Tobacco, alcohol.Wait 3 hours after eating to recline.Elevate head of bed 30 degrees.If all this fails, c ur doc.There are very effective meds and u may need your esophagus scoped , at some point. ...Read more

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Got a sunburn and now my face is peeling. Any home remedies to heal/speed up peeling process? Tried face scrubs & Cetaphyl & Aveeno (oatmeal) face lotions

Got a sunburn and now my face is peeling. Any home remedies to heal/speed up peeling process? Tried face scrubs & Cetaphyl & Aveeno (oatmeal) face lotions

Avoid face scrubs: for sure as this will just irritate your healing skin. I would be very gentle using only cetaphil like non-soap cleansers, and vaniply cream. Skin will heal but if you remove peeling skin you can have scarring. ...Read more

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Any remedies for painful sunburn?

Any remedies for  painful sunburn?

Yes: Trying to keep skin cool with cold compresses, cool showers as well as keeping skin hydrated with moisturizer and/or aloe vera gel. To help with the pain, taking a pain reliever like Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) on a scheduled dosing as recommended on the label can help as well. ...Read more

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Can aloe vera cream cure redness sunburn overnight?

Can aloe vera cream cure redness sunburn overnight?

Not that fast.: (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns. ...Read more

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Home remedies for really dry fragile skin?

Home remedies for really dry fragile skin?

Yes: Eat a diet that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, vit c, beta-carotene and magnesium to nourish your skin from the inside out. (fatty fish like salmon, halibut and sardines, walnuts, flax seeds, yellow and orange fruits and veges, and chocolate!) long showers and baths can dehydrate skin! use moisturizers (and or olive oil) and gentle cleansers. Exfoliate with yogurt, and drink plenty of water! ...Read more

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Best remedy for sunburn skin discoloration?

Best remedy for sunburn skin discoloration?

Sunblock/BBL therapy: Sun burn discoloration can be a pink or brown color and if you use sunblock over a few weeks to months, it will settle. If not settling then there were likely other problems like infection that may have prolonged the inflammation. Rarely, broad based light (bbl) treatments may be needed to lighten the area. ...Read more

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What home remedies and recipes to help clear acne real fast actually work?

What home remedies and recipes to help clear acne real fast actually work?

None: Adult acne manifests from a number of different causes and is best managed and prevented using prescription strength topical acne preparations. Rather than over-the-counter options i would consider an evaluation with a reputable med spa or area dermatologist who can provide you with these types of solutions. ...Read more

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How can get rid of sunburn redness fast!?

How can get rid of sunburn redness fast!?

Not fast !: Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns. ...Read more

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Chemical burn from overusing acne face wash? Any home remedies?

Chemical burn from overusing acne face wash? Any home remedies?

FACE WASH BURN: You have a fire on your face! how do you put out a fire? Water! warm (not hot or cold) compresses with plain warm water every 3 or 4 hours with a soft cloth. Apply for 3 or 4 minutes. At night, use buttpaste on the "burn." send me a thank you note. ...Read more

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What home remedies I can use toget rid of keloids scars?

What home remedies I can use toget rid of keloids scars?

Scars & VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. ...Read more

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What makes cuts fast, any home remedies better?

What makes cuts fast, any home remedies better?

Superfast healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Which fast and effective home remedies to get rid of black spots due to acne?

Which fast and effective home remedies to get rid of black spots due to acne?

Hydroquinone: This is a bleach that is probably available over the counter. Don't overdo it or you'll disfigure yourself. Since the spots fade in any case, think about leaving them alone altogether. Sorry this happened -- all acne is treatable nowadyas. ...Read more