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How can I remove ringworm on my thigh?

How can I remove ringworm on my thigh?

Topical anti-fungal: Ringworm is actually a fungal skin infection- not a parasitic infection. Therefore, depending on the size and extent of the infection, one can first try an over-the-counter anti-fungal creme. If in doubt, see your doctor to determine if a prescription for an anti-fungal pill is right for you. ...Read more

Dr. Ritu Saini
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Trichophyton (Definition)

Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more


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How do I remove ringworm on my thigh?

Antifungals and a: Mild steroid ointment should do it. See your doctor if no better after 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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How could i best remove blackheads on my legs?

How could i best remove blackheads on my legs?

Are they blackheads?: Look at an internet image of keratosis pilaris. It might be that this is the condition you have. It will help to have more info about where they are located, whether you also have similar rash on the back of your upper arms and/or cheeks (face). If they really are blackheads, buying some benzoyl peroxide cream or gel and applying that 1-2 x per day after washing well with an acne wash can help. ...Read more

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What can I do to remove ringworm on my leg?

What can I do to remove ringworm on my leg?

Topical antifungals: Apply a topical antifungal treatment that you can buy over the counter to the involved skin several times a day for 2 to 4 weeks until 1 week after the rash has resolved. You can use the same treatments that are advertised for athlete's foot in the drug stores. They can contain terbinafine, miconazole, Clotrimazole or another azole. ...Read more

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How can I treat scabs on my testicle?

How can I treat scabs on my testicle?

Vaseline: The real question is why are you getting scabs on your testicles? You should see a urologist or a dermatologist to find out why. ...Read more

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How do I remove frictions on my inner thighs?

How do I remove frictions on my inner thighs?

Thigh friction: Typically either caused by large body habitus or fat that localizes on the inner thighs. Powders may relieve chafing and clothes that do not cause friction when they rub together is best like lycra for instance. ...Read more

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How could i best remove blisters on my feet?

How could i best remove blisters on my feet?

Blisters: Are caused by friction to the skin so first stop the cause of friction. You can pop the blister with a sterile needle bot leave the roof of blister on. Cover with neosporin and bandage. If pus or increased redness comes then consult with doctor asap. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the spot rash on my arms?

How can I get rid of the spot rash on my arms?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the rash. Common rashes that can occur in isolated spots include nummular eczema, tinea corporis, psoriasis, lichen simples chronicus, or another etiology. These are treated differently. Consult a dermatologist to have the site evaluated while it is active for treatment. ...Read more

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How do I remove skin patches on my back?

How do I remove skin patches on my back?

Patches: This is tough to answer without seeing the patches. Are they light, dark, dry, itchy, red, etc. Too many various "patches" to diagnose and treat without seeing. If they are red or dry, use a heavier moisturizer after bathing. Let your doctor take a look to be sure... ...Read more

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How can I prevent ingrown hairs on my thighs?

How can I prevent ingrown hairs on my thighs?

Soap and hot water: as often as convenient. Do not shave the area and no dilapidation creams (hair removal creams) . Avoid tight fitting clothes and no lycra. Loose cotton and airing out are best. ...Read more

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I have this wart on my lip and it's ugly on my face! how can I remove it?

I have this wart on my lip and it's ugly on my face! how can I remove it?

Please don't try to: Remove it yourself. Encourage you to consider seeing your dermatologist or even a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ringworm on my skin?

How can I get rid of ringworm on my skin?

Antifungal cream: You can use an antifungal over the counter preparation twice a day for 2-3 weeks. If not change then go and see a dermatologist for a stronger antifungal prescription. ...Read more

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How can I remove my darkspots on my face?

How can I remove my darkspots on my face?

Depends on the cause: A dermatologist can look at facial spots to see how to remove them. Some spots go away with differin (adapalene) gel (also used to treat acne), even though the spots are not acne. Other spots go away after light freezing with liquid nitrogen. Lasers may be used for some spots. Other spots may be removed by scraping with a special blade. People who tan easily may get a new dark spot "scar" after spot removal. ...Read more

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How can I treat a blister on my inner lip?

How can I treat a blister on my inner lip?

Blocked duct: By blister, I am going to assume a bubble on your inner lip. It is most likely a pinched off saliva gland with the exit blocked. Increasing your saliva flow may reopen it. You can do that with sugarless sour hard candy. If things don't improve in a few days get it checked because there are other possibilities. ...Read more

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How can I remove this tumor under my skin on my shoulder.?

How can I remove this tumor under my skin on my shoulder.?

See a surgeon: A good start would be to see a surgeon. The surgeon can tell you the risks and benefits if removal as well as what you can expect after surgery. ...Read more

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How could i best remove black spot on my face?

How could i best remove black spot on my face?

Recommend that you: Obtain dermatological evaluation to diagnose what the black lesion is. The physician can than make specific recommendations on how to address that lesion. ...Read more

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How can i cure boil on my armpit?

How can i cure boil on my armpit?

Warm compress: Apply warm compresses 3 to 4 times a day and it will come to a head and open up on its own or you may have to see a medical practitioner to have it drained. If it comes very often,avoid shaving your armpit and make sure you are not reacting to your deodorant. If no relief see a surgeon./dermatologist ...Read more

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How can I remove acne spot on my face .And how to remove the permanet black spot on my face.

How can I remove acne spot on my face .And how to remove the permanet black spot on my face.

Big picture: The key is long-term acne control. If topical benzoyl peroxid has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Post-acne pigmentation will fade on its own in a month or two at the most. If you have a black mole or something similar on your face, get it seen. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have the nastiest cellulite on my butt and a bite on my legs and i was wondering how to get rid of it?

I have the nastiest cellulite on my butt and a bite on my legs and i was wondering how to get rid of it?

Tough problem: This is a very difficult condition to treat and present options are generally short lived or only offer a partial correction. ...Read more

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Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

A superficial fungal infection (dermatophytosis) of the arms and legs. The same appearances of ringworm may also occur on the scalp (tinea capitis), beard area (tinea ...Read more