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Verucca goes left with hole then skin grows back weird. What should I do?

Verucca goes left with hole then skin grows back weird. What should I do?

Hmm: If you mean verruca as in warts and they are not on the genitals , over the counter medicines and freezing would be indicated. If they are on the private area then I would see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to cure acne holes on skin?

How to cure acne holes on skin?

Dermabrasion: Both chemical & physical dermabrasion by expert physicians can minimize acne scars. Ask your family doc who has best reputation in your area, whether dermatologist or plastic surgeon, etc. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions with acne holes in skin please?

Can you give me suggestions with acne holes in skin please?

Specialist treatment: I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with depressed scars. Nothing you can do will make them less visible, but a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with a laser, filler, or microsurgery can do this. Manage any active disease with your physician's help. Several hollywood leads kept their scars for the tough guy look. It's your choice. ...Read more

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Why do tick bites make a hole in skin?

Fangs: Because the evil little ticks sink their fangs as deep as they can into your skin to get to your blood. When the tick is pulled off they tear a tiny chunk of skin with them. ...Read more

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Ingrown hair in the bikini line area that keeps coming back. And sometimes leaves an open deep hole in skin. 1/16 diameter oozes from time.

Ingrown hair in the bikini line area that keeps coming back. And sometimes leaves an open deep hole in skin. 1/16 diameter oozes from time.

Infected cyst?: Sounds like an infected cyst. Speak to your doctor. You may need to see a surgeon to have it drained surgically, and/or removed. ...Read more

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Had boil on right Breast a year ago. It popped and I got it all cleaned up so it could heal. Still a hole in skin tho. No pain, no discharge. Help!!

Had boil on right Breast a year ago. It popped and I got it all cleaned up so it could heal. Still a hole in skin tho. No pain, no discharge. Help!!

Sebaceous cyst: This may be a leftover sebaceous cyst. Do you recall a very foul odor coming from the boil last time? A sebaceous cyst has a thin shell and a very smelly cottage cheesy filling? They get infected and rupture, but if the shell is not completely removed the cyst can recur and it leaves a little pit in the skin ...Read more

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My vagina hole and skin around it has been burning, red and irritated since I had unprotected sex 6 months ago. I have NO std. What could be wrong??

My vagina hole and skin around it has been burning, red and irritated since I had unprotected sex 6 months ago. I have NO std. What could be wrong??

Yeast infection?: This sounds typical for vulvovaginal candidiasis, i.e. vaginal yeast infection. Probably nohting to do with the sex 6 months earlier, just a coincidence; yeast isn't an STD. Best to see doctor for professional diagnosis and treatment. But could first try an OTC yeast treatment. Select a product with active ingredient ending in "azole" (miconazole, clotrimazole, etc). For sure see doc if no better. ...Read more

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What kind of insect bite leaves a hole in the skin?

What kind of insect bite leaves a hole in the skin?

Almost any can ...: There are classic insect bites that leave a hole--the mosquito & the tick, for example. Truly any bug with a "proboscis" or snout that is genetically designed by nature to drill or puncture a hole into our skin for a nice blood meal from beneath our outer epidermis. Several varieties of spiders may leave "holes" as well. So, best use your insect repellent (something with deet usually works best!). ...Read more

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When a boil breaks does it leave a hole in the skin ?

When a boil breaks does it leave a hole in the skin ?

Yes: When a boil erupts, what is left is generally a defect of the skin that can extend deep into the dermis. ...Read more