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How can you get rid of a birthmark?

How can you get rid of a birthmark?

Depends: Birthmarks can be variable in their color and cause. Vascular birthmarks can respond to laser treatment but there are other options. Pigmented birthmarks carry with them the concern for malignancy (i.e. Melanoma) and should be addressed with that in mind. I would suggest you find a good dermatologist or plastic surgeon who can consult with you on the best options for you. ...Read more

Birthmark (Definition)

A birthmark is an unusual mark or blemish anywhere on the skin ...Read more


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How to get rid of a birthmark?

Lots of ways: It really depends on what kind of "birthmark" you have. Surgery, laser, occasionally topical medicines and others are all possible options. You should have someone take a look to help you decide what may be best for you. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of birthmarks?

Dr. Ted King Dr. King
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How can you get rid of birthmarks?

Depends: There are many ways, depending on the birthmark. A pigmented birthmark without vascular involvement might be able to be treated with certain types of laser. A small birthmark could be removed with a minor surgery. Vascular birthmarks can sometimes be treated with laser, surgery, and/or sclerotherapy. Going to a center that specializes in birthmark treatment is the way to go. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a spider nevus?

Dr. Karen Han Dr. Han
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How can you get rid of a spider nevus?

Laser treatment: Spider nevus, also called spider angioma, is a blood vessel lesion. When blanched with a glass slide, we often see pulsating feeding arteriole at the center (the "body" of the spider). Cosmetically, this is successfully treated with vascular lasers. ...Read more

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How can I hide or get rid of a birthmark?

How can I hide or get rid of a birthmark?

Depends on type.: Some birthmarks are hidden well with makeup/foundation or concealers. There are professionals who also specialize in the best way and products to do that. Depending on the type of birthmark, laser treatments for removal may be an option. You may want to consult in person with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to find out your options. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a stutter?

How can you get rid of a stutter?

Be patient & keep : the home environment calm. Slow down your own speech. Current therapies for adults who stutter address learning to slow down speech, regulate one's breathing & gradually go from single-syllable responses to longer words & more complex sentences. Most therapies also address the anxiety a person who stutters feels when speaking. Long-term efficacy of electronic devices has not been proven. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a pimple fast?

How can you get rid of a pimple fast?

Can't.: Hot compresses and alcohol pads may help, but pimples go away best by preventing them with appropriate medications. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a birthmark entirely?

Dermatologist: See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. They can explain the options to you. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of zits without a dermatologist?

How can you get rid of zits without a dermatologist?

Several OTC products: There are several otc products that will help with the appearance of acne. These include antibiotic ointment, salicylic acid ointment, Hydrocortisone and benzoyl peroxide. The most important thin is not to squeeze the lesion, this typically will make it worse. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a sty?

How can you get rid of a sty?

Sty treatment: The usually treatment consists of warm dry compresses, steroid antibiotic drops or ointment, and if this does not resolve the issue, minor surgery may be required if the process continues into a chronic stage. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a migraine?

How can you get rid of a migraine?

Depends: There are prescription meds that can be used and sometimes over the counter pain reilevers work . However, it may also depend on the underlying cause for the migraine. A visit with your physician is the best way to find something that can work for you. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a tapeworm?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How can you get rid of a tapeworm?

Tapeworm: From undercooked or raw pork, beef or fish. Stool exam can detect larvae & eggs. If you have them, you would experience diarrhea, vague abdominal cramps, distentions, flatulance & nausea. Prevention is cooking meat or fish well, and treatment is with Praziquantel drug or surgery to remove the head of the worm or the cysts. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a keloid without surgery?

How can you get rid of a keloid without surgery?

Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (usually for earlobe keloids in combination with surgery.) we have had good luck with surgery and steroid injections and that is generally my recommended treatment. See a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss the option in your case. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a lipoma?

How can I get rid of a lipoma?

Excision: Lipomas are usually surgically excised. Liposuction is an option for some lipomas, but there is a higher incidence of recurrence. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a bruise?

How do you get rid of a bruise?

Time: Local heat (warm compresses) can help speed resorption, but mostly will just take 7-14 days to reabsorb. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a numb leg?

How can you get rid of a numb leg?

See a neurologist: First you need to find the cause of numb. Once you know then appropriate treatment could be possible. ...Read more

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What can I do to quickly get rid of a keloid?

What can I do to quickly get rid of a keloid?

Keloid Rx: The safest approach is silicone tape/gel (myscaraway, from walgreens/online), steroid/bleomycin injections immunosuppressant/chemotherapyagent) only in pro hands, electron-beam radiotherapy, almost never excision unless radiotherapy can be guaranteed within 24hr after excision. Be very careful or it will be made worse by cutting it! close follow up for 2yrs+ to monitor for recurrence essential! ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a stye fastest?

How can you get rid of a stye fastest?

Warm compresses: Warm moist compresses as often as you can apply them for 10-15 minutes at a time. They sometimes need antibiotics and rarely incision to drain. ...Read more

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