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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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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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What do I do to get rid of a pimple overnight?

What do I do to get rid of a pimple overnight?

Not likely: Unlikely to remove that quickly under any circumstance. Some light treatments by dermatologists have accomplished very rapid responses, but very challenging to do. ...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 you get rid of a pimple that you popped?

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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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 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 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 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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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 can I get rid of a coldsore overnight?

How can I  get rid of a coldsore overnight?

You Can't: Cold sores are caused by viruses and like any virus, it must run it's course. If you have a warning sign (prodrome) that one is coming on you can take precription meds that usually are effective at preventing the outbreak. Talk to your dentist or md for the prescription. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of a coldsore overnight?

Can you get rid of a coldsore overnight?

No: They are caused by a virus and usually last 7-10 days. Certain anti viral meds can keep the virus at bay and decrease the outbreak by a few days. ...Read more

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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 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 pimple inside your nise?

How do you get rid of a pimple inside your nise?

Time, antibiotics: These things generally resolve by themselves with time. They hurt and itch but don't scratch or try to squeeze it. You might try some warm, moist compresses to encourage it to come to a head sooner. Antibiotic ointments (otc) can help. Don't play with it-can spread infection (potentially a very big deal, given the anatomy). ...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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