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How Long Would It Take Me To Get Rid Of Thick Calluses From Going Barefoot In The Islands
Barefoot calluses: If the calluses are from walking on coarse material the skin can repair itself by sloughing over a period of one to six month. You may use soap and wash cloth to help speed up the process daily. ...Read more
Callus is a noun meaning a localized thickening of the skin, and a verb meaning to form that skin thickening (especially on the palm of a hand or the sole of a foot, caused by repeated pressure or friction). Callous has a meaning related to callus, but callous is not used to describe skin. As an adjective, it means toughened or unfeeling. As a verb, it means to make or ...Read more
How long does it take to get rid of fluid in the ear which came about from a bad cold earlier in the year and how do I get rid of the fluid?
How can I get rid of a tonsel stone if it is hard to access using a toothpick? Can it hurt me in the long run if I don't get rid of it?
Don't use toothpick : Might cause significant bleeding which could be serious so please avoid. Usually they don't cause serious problems. I would usually recommend an ENT opinion about them and where removing the tonsils as a way of getting rid of the tonsolith is required or appropriate - they are often associated with recurrent tonsillitis. I suggest doctor or ENT consult to take things further. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Heat rash: Heat rash is caused by the build up of sweat from the glands under the skin. The "treatment" is to (1) avoid heat and sweating as much as possible. Being out in the sun a lot, as you say you are, is NOT helpful. (2) Let skin air-dry instead of using towels or cloths; (3) loosen clothes and don't wear clothes that are "skin-tight" like neoprene or lycra; (4) avoid lotions which block the glands. ...Read more
How do you get rid of a puss filled blister on the top of your toe? Is it serious? How long does it take to go away?
Can you tell me how to get rid of the bad cholesterol that is starting and a grown blister on my eyelids?
Diet: 'Bad' cholesterol (LDL, VLDL & Triglycerides) can often be managed by tight diet control. Limit starches and fats in your diet. They may require medications to achieve safe levels. I usually recommend the DASH diet as a starting point.. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/dash/ ...Read more
How to get rid of a fungus infection in your foot, in the nails? what does it mean when its red? im going to ask for a referral to a foot doctor
Good plan: It is a good plan to seek out a podiatrist for this problem . Fungal infections of the nails and feet are common and there are significant remedies that a podiatrist can help you with. ...Read more
Check out these: Links. Take care and god bless you! https://www.arthritis.org/conditions-treatments/disease-center/calcium-pyrophosphate-dihydrate-crystal-deposition-disease-cppd-pseudo-gout/ http://m.Healthline.Com/health-slideshow/herbs-arthritis-pain. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/arthritis/ds01122. ...Read more
Can you tell me what you suggest if i cut my toenail all the way down to the cuticle part, and cut most of the infected nail off, how can I get it to grow baack healthy?
See below: This will be a long process since it takes almost 1 year to grow the toenail from base to tip. I would recommend a daily use of a liquid antifungal and make sure to use a cuticle stick to push the skin away from the nail to allow it to grow out ...Read more
I have a clogged sweat gland on my foot. It is so painful to walk on sometimes. What can I do to get rid of and how long does it take to get rid of.
How can you permanently get rid of a warts on hands? Using the over-the-counter liquid for warts, i seem to get rid of them for a few years. Then they grow back in the same exact locations on my fingers. Clearly, the virus is still present in the tissues
What a good way to get rid of stretch marks on the inside thigh and also get raw in the summer time what could help prevent that it very painful?
Hand hygiene!: You can stop disinfecting the house. What is more important is enforcing handwashing before eating a meal and after going to the bathroom. Viral infections can contaminate surfaces from dirty hands, only to be picked up by another person touching the contaminated object. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if i cut my toenail all the way down to the cuticle part, and cut most of the infected nail off, how can I get it to grow baack healthy?
See Podiatrist: A professional should examine it and assess situation. Any remaining infection will be treated and measures can be taken to prevent recurrence. If this is first time ingrown nail occurred, probably will grow back normal in time with proper care. ...Read more
I know I have toenail fungus. What can I do or buy over-the-counter to get rid of the fungus? How long does it take to completely disappear?
Onychomycosis: The use of topical agents should be limited to cases involving less than half of the distal nail plate or for patients unable to tolerate systemic treatment. Agents available in the United States include ciclopirox olamine 8% and efinaconazole 10% nail solutions. Amorolfine and bifonazole/urea are available outside of the United States. Best to see your doctor. ...Read more
A callus is an area of skin that has become toughened, thick, and hard as a result of repeated pressure, friction or other irritation. Most commonly found on the feet due to walking. Generally calluses are not harmful. Calluses can also form on the fingers due to use of writing utensils, musical instruments, or even rock climbing. They are formed by keratinocytes in the ...Read more
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