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How do I get rid of the chiggers on my skin?

How do I get rid of the chiggers on my skin?

Should be gone: Chiggers should bite and release, and not stay adherent to your skin. If there is evidence insect is still attached i would be concerned it is something else such as a tick. To treat the bite use hydrocoritonse and take an antihistamine. If still uncomfortable see your dermatologist for prescription strength treatments. ...Read more

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Chiggers (Definition)

'chiggers' is an itchy rash casue by the bite of an immature (larval) stage of a mite. The mite secrets chemicals which trigger an intense itchy reaction from humans. The larvae do not burrow under skin but rather secret chemicals to help digest skin. The mites are found in tall grass at the edges of forests. Wear long clothing & use ...Read more


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How do I get rid of the moles on my face?

How do I get rid of the moles on my face?

Plastic surgery: You need to consult a plastic surgeon that does this procedure a lot. Make sure you interview a few plastic surgeons and then decide who to have the procedure done with. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of chiggers on my body?

How do I get rid of chiggers on my body?

Immediate soapy bath: The missouri dept. Of conservation says chiggers are baby mites that can only bite through areas of thinner, tender skin (so chiggers like women & children). Chiggers bite to inject saliva to dissolve flesh and eat it up. They do not suck blood nor burrow into the skin. Once scratched, the chigger falls off easily, but the site swells, and itches a lot. A scrubby, soapy bath washes away chiggers. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the folliculitis scars on my butt?

How do I get rid of the folliculitis scars on my butt?

Soaks, Dermatologist: If actual scarring has set in as a result of the healing process, then that is a permanent change, which would probably require plastic surgery. On the other hand, if you are still healing, or if this is a recurring problem, then regular warm soaks 1-2 times daily for about 15 minutes & a visit to the dermatologist should help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the eczema on my skin?

How can I get rid of the eczema on my skin?

Creams/Ointments: For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Daily moisturization is important as well. Other tips: Take quick showers (10-15min) in lukewarm water while avoiding harsh and drying cleansers. Pat away excess water and immediately apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. Avoidance of triggers. ...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 do I get rid of acne on the backs of my thighs?

How do I get rid of acne on the backs of my thighs?

ACNE: The treatment is the same as the face acne using benzoyl peroxide or retin a (tretinoin). Make sure it is not folliculitis where you can also use steroid cream. For severe cases take antibiotics like tetracycline, Doxycycline and apply Erythromycin cream. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of rash on my face?

How do I get rid of rash on my face?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to do I completely get rid of spots on my skin?

How to do I completely get rid of spots on my skin?

That would depend on: What the spots are. Dermatological evaluation can provider accurate diagnosis which will lead to a treatment plan. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of the loose skin on my belly?

What can I do to get rid of the loose skin on my belly?

Skin thightening : Depending on the degree of elasticity and laxity of the skin some doctors are using skin thightening devices such as ultherapy by ultera. It has been fda approved for facial area but has been used of label for the abdomen. That said most cases will require a surgical procedure such as a tummy tuck if the laxity is severe! good luck! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the wart on my foot?

How do I get rid of the wart on my foot?

Many treatments: There are over the counter topical meds. They can be frozen off they can be removed by surgery. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks on and around my arms? What should I use to completely get rid of them?

How do I get rid of stretch marks on and around my arms? What should I use to completely get rid of them?

Sorry: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of all the moles on my face?

How can I get rid of all the moles on my face?

Mole removal: Many techniques exist to remove moles (also called nevi) from the face: excision, shave, curretage, laser removal. There are many factors to consider when choosing the most appropriate technique for you as an individual including location, skin type, and risk for skin cancer. It's best to visit with a dermatologist, facial plastic surgeon or other experienced physician for specific treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples on my arm?

How can I get rid of pimples on my arm?

Dx:Hidradenitis supp: If you have 'infected follicles' under the arms then you may have an 'acne' related condition: hidradenitis suppurtiva. You should get seen by your primary care doctor or dermatologist to get a diagnosis and get proper treatment (e.g. Oral antibiotics, possible injections). Hope you are better soon! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the spots on my vagina from shaving?

How can I get rid of the spots on my vagina from shaving?

Pubic hairs: (not vagina) Ingrown Hairs- A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. ...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 get rid of spots on my skin?

What kind of : Spots are you referring to? Freckles, birthmarks, hypopigmentations, moles, scars ?!? You may want to discuss this with your physician for different options or see a dermatologist about it. Hard to recommend without seeing them. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of loose skin on my stomach area?

How do I get rid of  loose skin on my stomach area?

Tuck: The only way of getting rid of loose skin to remove it surgically. Those procedures are known collectively as tucks (witch hazel). The tummy tuck is probably the most common and effective. Some lasers will tighten skin but only a little bit. ...Read more