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How to remove a broken off hair under stuck under the skin on my cheek?

How to remove a broken off hair under stuck under the skin on my cheek?

pluck it: See your medsp[a doctor to discuss laser hair removal and she will also be able to remove the hair for you if it is not easily plucked. ...Read more

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Will a splinter under my nail grow out?

See below: You can wait to see if the splinter slowly moves to the tip of the nail as the nail grows. If infected or lodged, you may need to have an office procedure. ...Read more

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How do I remove a mass of splinters? They've gone under the skin

How do I remove a mass of splinters? They've gone under the skin

Do not attempt: Best to have a doctor do that if there is a large mass of splinters. Risk of infection if not. ...Read more

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How can you remove a deep splinter under nail?

See below: You can wait to see if the splinter slowly moves to the tip of the nail as the nail grows. If infected or lodged, you may need to have an office procedure. ...Read more

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I got a splinter under my fingernail from a thorn i could never get out. I have tough dry skin forming there now under nail and at end of finger? Fix?

I got a splinter under my fingernail from a thorn i could never get out. I have tough dry skin forming there now under nail and at end of finger? Fix?

See dr.: Foreign bodies should be removed when able, as they can lead to infection. Irritation, inflammation, and pain. See a dr. To have the area examined and treated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Skin flabs under my tongue that look pointed, almost like skin tags but they just come out from under my tongue. What is it? Contagious ?

Skin flabs under my tongue that look pointed, almost like skin tags but they just come out from under my tongue. What is it? Contagious ?

Normal anatomy: The little finger like projections under your tongue are completely normal. They can look quite scary and to be honest, the first time I noticed them I thought for sure they weren't supposed to be there! Don't worry though. And no they are not contagious! ...Read more

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I have very small pieces ok skin coming out from my body (eye back under arm). Can my dermatologist cut them without a biopsy first?

I have very small pieces ok skin coming out from my body (eye back under arm). Can my dermatologist cut them without a biopsy first?

Yes; skin tags: Benign skin tag likely. These are common protrusions of normal skin that tend to crop up in areas of the body, usually in creases around arm pits, groin, eyelids, neck. May be clipped without anesthesia or with. If classic appearance without atypical appearance , then complete excision may be performed without histo-pathological tissue evaluation. ...Read more

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Got metal splinter in foot and white puss is coming out, i can't get it out. Will it draw out itself?

Got metal splinter in foot and white puss is coming out, i can't get it out. Will it draw out itself?

Foreign body: Not necessarily. And the fact that you have pus coming out of the foot shows that there is an infectious process. I would recommend evaluation by a podiatrist asap. If you can't be seen, go to the er. You need someone to look at the foot, get the metal out, place you on antibiotics and make sure your tetanus status is up to date. ...Read more

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Can cut skin tags off my under arms?

Can cut skin tags off my under arms?

Will bleed: Multiple tags can be removed in one visit safely .The doctor will numb area with Lidocaine and remove with sterile scissors and cauterize any bleeding spots. ...Read more

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How do you get an eyelash out from under the top eyelid?

Q-tip: I usually wet a Q-tip and use it to snag the lash. It can be a 2 person chore, If you press down on the upper lid while pulling outward, it flips down the fleshy under lid. The q-tip can be touched to the lash and drawn away, the lash coming out with the q-tip. ...Read more

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Why are my finger nail pulling away from the skin underneath?

Why are my finger nail pulling away from the skin underneath?

This is called: onycholysis and is most frequently seen secondary to a nail fungal infection, but there are other causes, See dermatologist for answers ...Read more

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Where can I get a foot health practioner to scrape out my hard skin?

Web: Look up podiatrists on the web site for the apma (american podiatric medical association). ...Read more

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Thick skin under my fingernails how to treat?

Thick skin under my fingernails how to treat?

FUNGUS INFECTION: It is treated with oral antifungal rx like Lamisil (terbinafine) 250 mg. Daily x 3 months. Make sure to check liver function tests. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bags under eyes, milia or milkheads, and skin peeling in 2 hours.?

How can I get rid of bags under eyes, milia or milkheads, and skin peeling in 2 hours.?

Make-up: There is no no way to get rid of bags under eyes in 2 hours other than with makeup. Cool compresses or lymphatic massage may help to diminish the fullness due to fluid deposition int tissues but is only likely to produce a modest improvement. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of skin tags under the breast?

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How do you get rid of skin tags under the breast?

Removal: Surgical removal by snipping them off is the best way. Most family medicine doctors or other pcps are willing to do this procedure. ...Read more

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I've got several skin tags under my arms, is it safe to cut them off?

It is much safer: To have this done by a medical professional. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ingrown hair from under a scab?

How to get rid of ingrown hair from under a scab?

Extraction: It is difficult to remove an ingrown hair since the crust must be removed and the the hair extracted. It is difficult to do this on yourself as you can cause infection and scarring. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get skin tag off of eyelid?

Skin tag: pain is a variable experience but most patients have no problems with skin tag removal, Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of thickened skin underneath a toenail?

Soak: Try soaking the foot with warm water and use a soft brush to remove the dry buildup of skin. ...Read more

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