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Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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How do you get rid of cellulite on your thighs?

How do you get rid of cellulite on your thighs?

Cellulite: Laser liposuction is ideal for this problem. Get some plastic surgeon who uses cellulaze equipment. It may help. Good kuck. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hives on your back?

How do you get rid of hives on your back?

Out damn spots!: If the eruption is hives and no cause is obvious oral antihistamines are first line therapy. If not adequate see your primary care physician or board certified allergist for further evaluation and care. ...Read more

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How do you treat blisters on your underarm?

How do you treat blisters on your underarm?

See your doctor: It is important to be seen by a dermatologist so a proper history and exam can be performed. There are many causes of blisters and i would need more information to give you a more informed answer about possible causes and treatments. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of fat on your stomach?

How do you get rid of fat on your stomach?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Get regular aerobic exercise. See plastic surgeon to specifically v ab fat. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of fungus on your stomach?

How do you get rid of fungus on your stomach?

Get a topical antifu: L cream, apply daily for 4 weeks, u stop growth and skin grows it out so be patient. Mix it with Hydrocortisone at first if it itches. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a boil on your vagina lip?

How do you get rid of a boil on your vagina lip?

Warm compresses: If you are not getting resolution with warm compresses or lying in epsom salt bath - let your doctor know. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of acne on your back?

How do you get rid of acne on your back?

Challenging: The back is a difficult area to treat acne. We have many oil glands in the v of the upper back, but the skin is thick especially for men and difficult to apply medication to without help. Decreeasing sweating and not wearing occlusive clothing helps. I frequently use a combination retinoid an Clindamycin topic product in addition. ...Read more

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What can you do to naturally get rid of pimples on your face.?

What can you do to naturally get rid of pimples on your face.?

Avoid triggers: Acne triggers include genetics (pick different parents), sun damage, hormone imbalance, stress and lack of sleep. If you are unable to do these see your medspa doctor and get treatment to include laser skin care, products and prescriptions. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have skin cancer on your back and butt?

How do you know if you have skin cancer on your back and butt?

Biopsy: See a doctor so that if needed a biopsy may be taken to be examined by a pathologist for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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How does your body know you will start your period when you are on bc?

How does your body know you will start your period when you are on bc?

It does not know: Your body does not know when you will start a period on birth control. The birth control is in charge not your body. When you withdrawal from hormones this triggers the bleeding. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blister on your lip?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blister on your lip?

See Dentist/MD: Cold sores, also called fever blisters, are small blisters on the lip and around the mouth. The blisters may break open, leak a clear fluid, and then scab over after a few days. They usually heal after several days - 2 weeks. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. If you have a persistent problem with these blisters than you need to see a dentist or an md for farther diagnosis and tx. ...Read more

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How to get rid of painful boils? And how do you get them?

Heat: I typically tell my patients to put a cup of uncooked rice into a sock. Tie off the end of the sock & place in the microwave on high for 1 minute. Rice is a terrific insulator of heat. Apply the sock to the boil for 5 seconds and pull away once it gets too hot. Repeat the process for a total of 20 minutes. Perform 3-4x/day until it resolves. If it continues to worsen, go to the er. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have scalp fungus and how do you get rid of it?

How do you know if you have scalp fungus and how do you get rid of it?

Skin scraping: A scraping can typicaly be done in your doctors office and examined under a microscope. For difficult cases sometimes a small biopsy can be taken and sent to a pathologist for staining and more close examination. Scalp fungi (or involving any hair) can typically require medicine by mouth (not shampoos, lotions, etc) to clear up completely. ...Read more

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What to do to get perfect skin on your legs?

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What to do to get perfect skin on your legs?

Sunscreen/moisturize: Like skin anywhere else, the best care is routine use to sunscreen during the day, and moisturize in the evening. As we age, our skin barrier repair is not as efficient, resulting in dry skin. No amount to drinking water can correct dry skin. I recommend barrier repair creams that contain ceramides. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how you get rid of acne on your face?

Can you tell me how you get rid of acne on your face?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. He/she may be able to add a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin, a retinoic acid derivative, a systemic antibiotic, topical sprionolactone or some other rx. All acne is manageable nowadays. Take advantage of what the 21st century offers. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes on your thighs?

Can you get herpes on your thighs?

Yes: You can get herpes infection anywhere on your body. It is transmitted by contact. ...Read more