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How can I get rid of a pimple really fast?

How can I get rid of a pimple really fast?

Youcant: The best is to try and prevent new lesions and reduce the current. Daily use of benzoyl peroxide 10% ( clearacil) helps and the addition of a rx formula of retin _A like apaoelene. Other retin-a preps are inactivated by benzoyl p. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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How do I get rid of a pimple scar?

How do I get rid of a pimple scar?

It would be unlikely: To be able to completely eradicate scars but would consult with dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a coldsore fast?

How do I get rid of a coldsore fast?

No fast ways: There are no fast ways to get rid if a cold sore. See your doctor or a dermatologist for possible proscription medication. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a popped pimple fast!?

What can I do to get rid of a popped pimple fast!?

No way: There is really no way to get rid of a popped pimple except for waiting for it to resolve try not to pick at it since that will make it take longer to go away. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a stye?

Hot compresses: A style is a clogged oil gland, moist heat, wash cloth treatment for 10 minutes 4 times a day will eventually cause this to unclog. But give it weeks, if very big it needs to be drained, a simple in office procedure. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a zit really quickly?

How can I get rid of a zit really quickly?

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 do I get rid of a corn?

How do I get rid of a corn?

Depend on cause: Trimming or having corn non-invasively removed will temporarily work. However, if what caused this to form is not corrected, then corn will return. May need different shoes, padding and even surgery to correct any deformities. Consult with podiatrist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a wart?

How do I get rid of a wart?

Many options...: 65% of warts resolve on their own within 2yrs without treatment. If you like, you can try home remedies such duct tape, rubbing raw garlic over then cover, tea-tree oil application etc...Have been reported with success. Otc med such as compound -w etc...If severe or persistent, consult your doc as there many treatment options..Topicals vs freezing/electrodesication etc...Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a piercing pimple?

How do I get rid of a piercing pimple?

Remove piercing: After removing the foreign object clean the area with alcohol and wash the area with salicylic acid wash. Apply acne cream to the area. Avoid putting the contaminated piercing back on your body. Consider getting checked for hepatitis due to the increased risk of piercings and hepatitis as well as hpv and hsv. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a zit scar?

How do you get rid of a zit scar?

Depends: There are different types of scars from acne. Pits, craters, etc.. Often use of mechanical dermabrasion for crater-like scars helps reduce their visual effects. Occasionally dermal fillers help with these also. "ice-pick" like scars are more difficult to deal with, and may remain looking like enlarged pores. If very extensive and close together these are removed surgically to help. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of pimple fast!?

What can I do to get rid of pimple fast!?

IPL/ cosmetic laser: If you are looking for rapid results that can do it. Otherwise good skin care will help, cleanser and moisturizer. Proactiv is great for acne. ...Read more

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I am wondering how to get rid of a pimple faster?

I am wondering how to get rid of a pimple faster?

Don't be popping: 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 do I get rid of pimples and a unibrow?

How do I get rid of pimples and a unibrow?

Regular care: If you are sure this is what you want, you can have the unibrow fixed with electrolysis. All acne can be managed; if benzoyl peroxide has failed, your physician can write for topical clindamycin, a retinoic acid derivative, or if it's a bit worse a systemic treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a big ear pimple?

How do I get rid of a big ear pimple?

Pimple: Warm towel soaks may help. Retin -a cream helps decrease pimples . See a dermatologist who may inject the area with corticosteroid or drain the area. At times , oral antibiotics are prescribed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a pimple overnight?

How can I get rid of a pimple overnight?

You can't: This won't happen. If the problem is occasional acne pimples, you can usually keep most of them at bay with a salicylic acid face wash. It's not pleasant but is likely to be enough. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a cold?

How do I get rid of a cold?

Will take its course: Common cold is caused by a virus and there is no antibiotic used to treat it. It is self limiting and usually one gets better within 5 to7 days.But you can take some symptomatic meds like decogestants with or without cough medicine if you need relief for cough and Tylenol or Ibuprofen for aches or fever. And drink plenty fluids and refrain from smoking ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this scab fast?

How do I get rid of this scab fast?

GETTING RID OF SCAB: WHICH SCAB? WHERE IS IT LOCATED? HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD IT? SIZE OF SCAB? DOES IT ITCH? DOES IT HURT? DOES IT BURN? DO YOU HAVE ANY PETS? SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a cough?

How do I get rid of a cough?

Cough: One needs to first identify the cause of the cough before it can be treated. Common causes are certain post nasal drainage, post viral cough, medications such as ace inhibitors, and extraesophageal or laryngopharyngeal reflux. Other more obscure causes can also treatable - eg ear wax impaction. Rarely, a cause cannot be identified. See a medical provider if your cough persists. ...Read more

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