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How Do You Remove A Hickey
Soak it first: First, soak the area in warm water for about 15 minutes to loosen it up. Then, sterilize a needle either with a flame (let it cool off) or with alcohol. Then, try and coax the splinter out with the needle. After if comes out, clean the area with soap and water and bandage to prevent infection. If this fails, you may need to seek some medical assistance. Good luck. ...Read more
Nevus excisiom: Moles are known as nevi to doctors. Nevi can be regular or irregular, and can rarely evolve into melanoma. These are often removed under local anesthesia. This means that lidocain can be injected beneath the skin, and the lesion is removed with a small healthy margin of skin around it. They are often sent to a pathologist to make sure they are not irregular or cancerous ...Read more
Treatment of Moles: The most important thing in mole removal is proper diagnosis. Assuming you do not have a suspicious looking mole(that is one in which the doctor suspects that it may be changing into a skin cancer) many moles are shaved off, resulting in little trace that it was once there. Sometimes they may come back. Especially if hair is growing out of it. If the mole is suspicious it should be excised. ...Read more
Tattoo wound care: Your tattoo artist may have printed instructions for you. But, keeping the tattoo clean and dry for the first few days is often wise. Then keeping the area clean as you normalize your activity. Some tattoo artists may recommend cream or gels to cover or protect the work while the skin heals from the trauma of having the tattoo placed on it. ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Scars don't heal...: They are the result of healing and are permanent. They do, however, mature, i.e. With time. There are some treatments and procedures that may hasten their maturation and make their appearance less objectionable. Your regional burn treatment center would be a good place to start. ...Read more
Put hand over it.: There is no way to make a bruise go away any faster than several days. You could camouflage it by beating yourself around the face and neck making the hickey a small part of a much larger injury, but i would never suggest that. Other than concealing it with clothes or makeup I am afraid you are out of luck. A warm compress could increase blood flow and potentially reduce total dwell time. ...Read more
Cut time in 1/2: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Can take up to a week. Can cut time in 1/2. ...Read more
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