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Cheap ways of getting rid of fleas?

Cheap ways of getting rid of fleas?

Borax: Sprinkle borax on the outer parameter of your home and on all carpets. Vacuum often with a disposable vacuum bag. Dispose of bag after use. Plan lavender or marigolds around your home to repel fleas. You can also place small amounts of lavender essential oils through out the house. The original formula “dawn” dishwashing liquid detergent can be used well on your infested animals (rinse well). ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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Can you get rid of moles using mole removal cream?

Can you get rid of moles using mole removal cream?

Don't think so: Over-the-counter "mole removal" creams probably work like the "wart removal" creams, using some irritant or acid to destroy cells on the skin. Moles have pigmented cells that include cells that are deeper down in the skin surface, so the cells that are not destroyed will likely reproduce to prevent the mole from going away. It's best to have a dermatologist look at any moles a person doesn't want. ...Read more

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Any tricks for getting rid of scars after removal of a lymphagioma?

Any tricks for getting rid of scars after removal of a lymphagioma?

No tricks.: Lymphangioma scars are notoriously wide and thick. You should wait 6-12 months from the original surgery for scar revision. If the patient isn't too young, then consider a silicone tape for scar reduction. ...Read more

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What are ways of getting rid of a cough at home?

What are ways of getting rid of a cough at home?

Cough: In general, a symptom of coughing can first be addressed by over the counter measures. Cough specific syrups or tablets are readily available. Decongestant medicines can help if the cough is related to sinus drainage. Giving the cough ample time to clear is advisable but if you develop fevers, shortness of breath, chest pains, or bloody sputum, it may be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are good tips on getting rid of acne?

What are good tips on getting rid of acne?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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What are some ways of getting rid of poisen ivy without buying creams?

What are some ways of getting rid of poisen ivy without buying creams?

Poison Ivy: Poison oak treatments and home remedies include applying calamine lotion on the affected area for instant relief from pain and itching. Calcium supplements and foods high in beta-carotene can boost the immune system and help reduce the severity of the rash. Poison ivy home remedies such as making a paste with water and baking soda, oatmeal, cornstarch or epsom salts can reduce the blistering. ...Read more

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Natural ways for getting rid of pores in face?

Natural ways for getting rid of pores in face?

Keep it clean: Keeping your face clean and not oily is the key. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/skin-glow-13/minimize-pores ...Read more

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Anyone have any home remedies of getting rid of bed bugs?

Anyone have any home remedies of getting rid of bed bugs?

Bed Bugs: Some professional exterminators use portable devices to raise the temperature of a room to a lethal temperature. All stages of bedbugs can be killed at 122 f (50 c). In some cases, you may have to throw out heavily infested items such as mattresses or couches. ...Read more

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What is one way of getting rid of pimple scars?

What is one way of getting rid of pimple scars?

Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options include fractional lasers or subscision. ...Read more

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Good way of getting rid of under eye bags?

Good way of getting rid of under eye bags?

Surgery: The only effective means of getting rid of bags under the eyes is either to have fillers injected around the bags or to have the bags surgically corrected. See an oculoplastic surgeon who specializes in treating eyelids. ...Read more

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Any tips into getting rid of pimples over night?

Any tips into getting rid of pimples over night?

Not overnight: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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What helps get rid of dark spots from acne?

What helps get rid of dark spots from acne?

Time: They fade by themselves in a few weeks. I trust your acne is being controlled now -- if topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, your physician's prescription-strength rx will handle it. A topical hydroquinone bleach applied skilfully can make the pigment less visible, but it's probably not worth the trouble. ...Read more

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At 55 what are ways to hide large pores and get rid of blackheads?

At 55 what are ways to hide large pores and get rid of blackheads?

Blackheads: Tretinoin (retin-a, atralin, renova) is the mainstay of treatment for whiteheads and blackheads. Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin a and works by increasing cell turnover and reducing the "stickiness" of the sloughed cells. It helps expel the plugged material returning the pore to normal. Tretinoin can be irritating, so specific instructions should be followed. ...Read more

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What are products the help get rid of pimple scars?

What are products the help get rid of pimple scars?

Tincture of time: Most of the dark marks and red spots left when pimples go away are not scars, they are just marks. They go away by themselves, although they sometimes take their sweet time about it. True scars - depressions in the skin - are permanent, although dermatologists and plastic surgeons have a variety of techniques for making them less obvious. ...Read more

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Can dermabrasion get rid of freckles? I have a lot of freckles and i hate them. Will dermabrasion lessen the appearance of my freckles? .

Can dermabrasion get rid of freckles? I have a lot of freckles and i hate them. Will dermabrasion lessen the appearance of my freckles?

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Microdermabrasion : Microdermabrasion will not reduce or remove freckles. Have you considered laser treatment? Many patients have used ipl laser for freckles and noticed a dramatic reduction in their appearance. Please consult a dermatologist that specializes in this type of laser treatment. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ugly brown spots that are left behind from pimples?

Time: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation goes away in a couple of months. If you are hard-core you can experiment with over-the-counter hydroxyquinone creams. Most people would probably say this is not worth the trouble and nuisance, but it's your decision. ...Read more

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Nevi (Definition)

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