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How can I get rid of scabies?

How can I get rid of scabies?

Difficult: You want to see a dermatologist and get a prescription for a medication like elimite (permethrin). You will tx your whole body once, then repeat in one week. It is also critical to address your clothing linens , etc. Your dermatologist will go into details about how to address each area. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Scabies (Definition)

A skin disease caused by a mite infection. Symptoms include an extremely itchy, linear rash where the mite has ...Read more


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How can I get rid of pinworms?

How can I get rid of pinworms?

Oral Medication.: Pinworm can be treated with a simple oral medication. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of lice?

How can I get rid of lice?

Ulesfia: It's the latest, and probably the best, prescription medication for killing lice and eggs. But you must follow the directions to the letter. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of rash..?

How can I get rid of rash..?

Depends: There are many different types of rashes and in many different locations on the body. Treatment is totally dependent on the type and location of the rash. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of molluscum?

How can I get rid of molluscum?

Options : You could have them frozen, but that will leave tiny dot-like scars forever. It is better to let them run their course. They will go away eventually. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ezcema?

How can I get rid of ezcema?

No cure: Eczema can be controlled but not cured. Routine skin care includes avoidance of drying the skin by avoiding hot baths, perfumed soaps and the routine use of moisturizing creams. Treatments usually involve topical cortisone often supplemented with oral antihistamines and either Protopic or elidel (pimecrolimus). Occasionly oral antibiotics may become necessary. See your dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dandruff?

How can I get rid of dandruff?

Try Some Shampoos: Otc shampoos such as selsun blue or head and shoulders can help. Others are neutragena t gel and nizoral (ketoconazole). Try one of these to start and see what works. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of herpes?

How can I get rid of herpes?

Can't, yet. : Herpes can be managed with antiviral medications, which can both treat and suppress outbreaks. Depending on frequency, your doctor can help decide what's best for you. Although most people have fewer outbreaks after several years, and rarely may eventually clear the virus, there is no cure yet. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of rosacea?

How can I get rid of   rosacea?

IPL for Rosacea: I think the best treatment for rosacea is ipl light treatments. In addition you may want to add some Metronidazole gel topical treatments twice a day. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of follicilitis?

How can I get rid of follicilitis?

Self-limited: Folliculitis usually resolves on its own, with or without drainage. If you want to, you can apply warm compresses three times a day. Avoid shaving in the affected areas. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my impetigo?

How can I get rid of my impetigo?

Antibiotics: Impetigo can be treated with topical or oral antibiotics. Have a doctor check the infection and prescribe the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of psoreasis?

How can I get rid of psoreasis?

Treating psoriasis: There's no cure for psoriasis, but there are many ways to treat it. Treatment depends on severity and location. There are medicated shampoos and liquid or gel medications for the scalp. To[pical steroids and vitamin d products (dovonex, vectical) and tar are used on most body areas. Ultraviolet light helps many people. Internal meds like methotrexate, soriatane, enbrel, etc. Help severe psoriasis. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scbies?

How can I get rid of scbies?

Scabies: First in many instances the product that is available over the counter is no longer strong enough to rid yourself of these bugs. There is a prescription strength of Permethrin cream at 5% concentration and there is a pill that many physicians are now prescribing to rid you of these bugs. Your family physician should be able to help you get treated. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples?

How can I get rid of pimples?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. 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). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of milia?

How can I get rid of milia?

Newborn or adult?: If in a newborn, leave it alone and it will resolve itself within a few weeks of life. Milia on the eyelids are caused by the plugging of hair follicles by keratin. Puncture of the lesions with a pin may resolve the issue. You may not want to try it at home and have your doctor do it instead. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of herpis?

How can I get rid of herpis?

You can't.: "herpes is forever" because..... So far you can only minimize symptom distress (a bit), prevent (some) outbreaks and not spread it to others (as much). But i know no definite way to get rid of it from your system . Sorry. Always use condoms unless you'd still want to conceive - probably not, right? Do this for sure if you have sores. Stay healthy and reduce stress. Best! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of lice completely?

Clean your surrounds: The biggest issue with lice is the ones that aren't on your body when you undergo treatment. Wash bedding and clothes in hot water. Any personal items can be put in an airtight container for 48 hours to suffocate the lice. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of candida?

How can I get rid of candida?

Real science here: On the skin or mucosal surfaces, candida generally response to simple measures. Deep candida infections are seen only in critical illness. "Systemic candida" is a cult diagnosis and its believers never seem to be cured. Most physicians don't believe in it; if you've self-diagnosed, get with an evidence-based holist in your community for guidance. ...Read more