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How do you make pimples go away?

How do you make pimples go away?

Start with: Good at-home skin care. Wash twice a day. Use benzoyl peroxide cream on active spots. See a dermatologist and consider Retin-A cream. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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What can you do to make pimples go away fast?

What can you do to make pimples go away fast?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can you do to make a boil go away faster?

What can you do to make a boil go away faster?

Boil: You can apply warm compresses intermittently. However, if there is significant redness, warmth, pain, tenderness, streaking, swelling or fever -that would warrant medical assessment. ...Read more

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How do I make acne go away and how do I treat the scars?

How do I make acne go away and how do I treat the scars?

Scientific Rx: A chronic disease not related to anything you did. If topical benzoyl peroxide fails after 2 weeks, get with your physician. Options will include topical clindamycin, topical retinoic acid derivatives, systemic antibiotics, and for hard cases a dermatology referral for isotretinoin. Dermatologist scarring for the scars when you settle down; fillers etc can help or keep them as seems best. ...Read more

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What should I do to make my acne go away fast?

No quick fixes: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more

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How do you make a couple of pimples go away fast?

How do you make a couple of pimples go away fast?

Yes: Witch hazel is great for numerous problems, especially for skin irritation. Try using it before and after shaving, that should help. Call doc if you experience any shortness of breath, itching as these may be symptoms of allergic rxn. Also check with doc if you are pregnent/breast feeding. Any astringent (witch hazel is one) will help. Witch hazel also helps lock in moisture keeping skin supple. ...Read more

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How can you get pimples to go away for good?

How can you get pimples to go away for good?

Get older: You need to get used to the fact that acne is a chronic, non-curable, non-lifestyle-related disease that eventually goes away on its own. Until then, if topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician and talk about managing it with additional Rx. ...Read more

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What to do if i want these ugly marks to go away how long will it take to the flea bites go away?

What to do if i want these ugly marks to go away how long will it take to the flea bites go away?

Fleabites: Without a picture i can only assume that the ugly marks you are talking about represent scratch marks from scratching your flea bites.Use pyrethrin to kill the fleas and remove your dog or cat from the environment if they are the source if the fleas. They can be treated by your vet. The pyrethrin should work after several treatments. You can use 1 percent Hydrocortisone to remove your ugly scratch. ...Read more

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How do you make ear swelling go away?

How do you make ear swelling go away?

First, diagnosis: Swelling of the outer ear can be allergic in origin. The most common disease that ENT doctors see that is associated with swelling of the ear is called external otitis. This is an inflammatory, usually painful, swelling of the ear canal skin. Sometimes, the ear canal is swollen shut and requires a wick into the ear canal so that the medication can get down the canal. Do not use q-tips. ...Read more

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What should I do to make a pimple go away ?

What should I do to make a pimple go away ?

Dermatology consult: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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What should I do to make a burn go away quick?

What should I do to make a burn go away quick?

Care for wound: Partial-thickness burns heal on their own, given good wound care and good nutrition. Facial burns should be gooped up with antibiotic ointment several times a day; no dressings are necessary. Burn wounds elsewhere can be dressed daily with antibiotic ointment or silver sulfadiazine in conjunction with a bath/shower. If it seems infected or doesn't heal promptly, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What should I do to get cuts away quicker?

What should I do to get cuts away quicker?

Superfast healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Can you please explain canker sore and how do you make it go away or prevent it?

Can you please explain canker sore and how do you make it go away or prevent it?

Zilactin B: A good economical fix is to go to your local pharmacy an buy a product called zilactin. Dry the ulcer with cotton tip applicator the apply a small pea sized drop of the gel. Wait until the gel becomes opaque. Plain zilactin stings. Zilactin recognized this and added Benzocaine to their product. The mixture is called zilactin b. You might have a vitamin deficiency. Check with your primary care. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of warts that wont go away?

How do you get rid of warts that wont go away?

5fu, (fluorouracil)candida: For non genital warts topical 5th cream can be very effective in removing warts. Another option for resistant warts is pulse dye laser which damages the blood vessels at the base of the warts. Another option is the injection of candida or yeast extract into the warts to cause an allergic reaction. For genital warts, interferon can e injected three times a week for three weeks to boost immunity. ...Read more

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How do I make the voices go away?

See a Psychiatrist: First, it is important to figure out what may be causing voices. Then, it is possible to try treatment. If you have not seen a psychiatrist, that will be the next step that i recommend. Psychiatrist will be able to help you figure out how best to make the voices go away. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how you make a sunburn go away fast?

Can you tell me how you make a sunburn go away 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 ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. ...Read more

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How do you get a quote to go away ?

How do you get a quote to go away ?

???: A quote to go away ?? Did you mis-type ? Do not understand the question. Present again. ...Read more

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Pimples! how to get them to go away and help them stay gone?

Chronic disease: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more

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How do I make a wrist phlebolith go away? Do they go away on their own?

How do I make a wrist phlebolith go away?  Do they go away on their own?

Possibly: A phlebolith is a calcium mass in the wall of a vein. Some proponents believe phleboliths can be self-treated - via hot compresses, prescription antiinflammatories and activity. However, deposited calcium is not going to mobilize itself out of tissue without chelation-type therapy or surgical removal. Phleboliths are generally benign, cause no harm and are not treated. If its a concern see a doc. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more