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How Do You Get Rid Of Lumpy Thighs
Benzoyl peroxide.: Back acne can often times respond to over the counter benzoyl peroxide washes. Depending on the severity, prescription topical medications can be added including antibiotic, such as Clindamycin lotion. For more severe disease states a systemic antibiotic may be necessary to help clear the acne. ...Read more
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more
SCROTUM RASH: How long have you had it? Change your soap to a milder one (dove or cetaphil); change your clothing detergent to all free & clear; wear boxer (not jockey) shorts. If it persists, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Surgery Helpful.: Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated to treat persistent gynecomastia. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposuction surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A Pain in the Neck: Stretching, stretching and more stretching. Regular stretching is essential to help relax and condition the muscles of the neck since they are under constant tension, especially if you sleep in a bad position. Ensure proper support in the cervical curvature with a properly positioned pillow or support while sleeping. Heat, massage and trigger point injections may also help in severe cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gynecomastia: Begin with observation only. Stop causative medication. Treatment underlying medical problems (hypogonadism,hyperthyroidism) If not resolved or having pain, last more than 12 months then consult specialist for medical and surgical treatment. Pubertal gynecomastia starts at 10 to 12. Peak at 13 to 14. Should regress in 6 months to 2 years. No treatment needed. If persist beyond 17 years old see Doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tone thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, plyometric squat, stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze ; single leg circle. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
Milia: are tiny white bumps that occur when keratin becomes trapped below the skin's surface. Most go away on their own and in most cases, no treatment is recommended. Attempts to treat milia outside of a dermatologist's office can result in infection and scarring. Some people have had success by using saunas or steam baths. ...Read more
Stress bumps: Stress bumps are due to histamine release and are also known as urticaria. First you need to make sure that there is no other cause of the bumps (i.E: doctor visit). Treating stress is complicated and 400 characters woun't cover it! stress reduction techniques need to be employed. Antihistamines or short term use of otc low dose topical steroids may be help. ...Read more
You can't: My daughter always felt she had fat fingers. While ovderweight individuals may have a little more fatty tissue in their fingers than a thinner person, the overall amount of fatty tissue in the fingers is small. So even losing weight may not slim down your fingers all that much. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Manage them: Acne is unrelated to lifestyle, diet or hygiene. It's not curable but you can manage it until it goes away on its own. I was able to stop using medication at age 50. If topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid has not cleared you in a few weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength medication. ...Read more
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