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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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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 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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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 do you get rid of a coldsore fast?

How do you get rid of a coldsore fast?

Fast ?: If the tingling has just begun, you may check with your doctor. Dentist or md and ask if they agree with taking acyclovir. This many times can stop it in a few days if it has just started. ...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 do you get rid of a sunburn quickly!?

How do you get rid of a sunburn quickly!?

Not fast. Aloe : Barbadensis (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; acetomenophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. ...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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What can I do to get rid of a blister fast?

What can I do to get rid of a blister fast?

Sorry: I am sorry, but unless an antiviral drug is used at the onset, one must wait out the 7-14 days they commonly last. Antiviral meds usually shorten the duration, but rarely stop the lesion(s). Good luck! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a pimple that you popped?

Spot treatment : Popping acne lesions at home can sometimes worsen the infection. Spot treatments for acne can contain benzoyl peroxide, clindamycin, salicylic acid, sulfur, or other topical retinoids. Consulting a dermatologist to find a product which suits your skin is recommended. ...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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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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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 zit overnight?

What can I do to get rid of a zit overnight?

Can't: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangea organics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a virus?

How do you get rid of a virus?

Give It Time: I'm assuming you're asking about a minor viral respiratory illness, like the common cold, etc. There are many such viruses and there is nothing we can do, once you are infected, to directly attack the virus itself. There are medications to improve symptoms, like fever, aches, etc. But antibiotics have no effect (unless you also have a bacterial infection too). Body will heal by itself most times. ...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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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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