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Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of A Fungus On The Skin

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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more


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How to get rid of a heat rash on the face?

How to get rid of a heat rash on the face?

Topical cortisone: Try an otc Hydrocortisone cream for a few days. If this does not work, see your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my arms?

Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my arms?

Cream: If it is just common dry skin try thick cream instead of watery lotion but if persists see your doctor to make sure it is not something more like eczema or psoriasis. ...Read more

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How to get rid of under the skin whiteheads?

How to get rid of under the skin whiteheads?

WHITEHEADS TREATMENT: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. THERE IS NO QUICK OR EASY WAYS TO DO THIS YOURSELF. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a rash on inside of elbows?

How to get rid of a rash on inside of elbows?

INSIDE OF ELBOW RASH: HOW LONG? DOES IT ITCH? COULD BE ANY NUMBER OF THINGS: DIFFERENT SOAPS, DETERGENTS, HOBBIES, FRAGRANCES, EXPOSURES TO CHEMICALS, ETC. A CAT OR A DOG, PERHAPS? IF NO BETTER, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dead skin on your lips?

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How to get rid of dead skin on your lips?

Keep moist: Use chapstick or coconut oil, to keep the skin moist. It will naturally be eliminated. Another approach is to use a green tea bag (see figure), ...Read more

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How to get rid of ringworm on a child?

How to get rid of ringworm on a child?

Topical antifungals: There are numerous antifungal creams available. Let your doctor prescribe. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a tag in the viginal area?

How to get rid of a tag in the viginal area?

Skin tags...: ...Cannot be removed with medications, but your gynecologist or a dermatologist can snip it off for you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of rough skin on the foot?

How can I  get rid of rough skin on the foot?

See below: Use a good moisturizing lotion and pumice stone to scrape down the rough skin. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dead skin on your face?

How to get rid of dead skin on your face?

Exfoliation: For general exfoliation of the "dead skin" cells on your face simple washing with a mild cleanser should do just what you want. If you are trying to "rejuvenate" then this may require a more aggressive approach such as an abrasive skin cleanser. However, do not expect your skin will reverse it's aging with just face washing. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dead skin on your feet?

How to get rid of dead skin on your feet?

One method: Is gentle use of a pumice stone. ...Read more

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How to get rid of flaky skin on the chest area?

Sounds like dandruff: this is a typical area , also found in eyebrows around nasal alar, and scalp. Try topical hydrocortisone mixed with lamisil (terbinafine) twice a day but if not clear see derm for prescription strength ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my face?

Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my face?

Hydration: Skin that is dry may be related to allergies, or the use of dying cleansers or dry weather. Hydration of the skin and the use of mild cleansers and tepid water is essential/ remember to put moisturizer on slightly moist skin. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of the peeling skin from a sunburn?

How do you get rid of the peeling skin from a sunburn?

Moisturize: Keep it. Oust and dead skin will gradually peel off. Cerave is good choice.Limit sun exposure because you are more sensitive after burn. ...Read more

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How can one get rid of dry/rough skin on the elbows?

How can one get rid of dry/rough skin on the elbows?

Good Moisturizer: Try a medical grade moisturizer like the md performance avocado co-q10 body balm - excellent for hands and elbows http://mdperformance.Com/store/products/category/md-performance-moisturizers. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of ringworm on the scalp?

What's the best treatment to get rid of ringworm on the scalp?

Anti-fungals: Ringworm is actually a fungal infection (not a worm) of the skin. You can treat it with over the counter antifungals such as Clotrimazole cream (and there are many others). Clean the area, dry it and then apply the cream several times per day. If it persists longer than about 2 weeks, you might want to see a dermatologist for alternative applications. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cracked skin on my nose and how to get rid of a hole on the top of my nose which was cause by a pimple?

How to  get rid of cracked skin on my nose and how to get rid of a hole on the top of my nose which was cause by a pimple?

Pre or poss skin Ca.: If u were 1 2 have a lot of sun exposure in ur younger yrs. May have a pre cancerous lesion & the whole may b a skin cancer, especially if it just never seems 2 heal. C a dermatologist 4 the answer. His/her exam can tell u, & rec the rx. 2 common types r basil cell & squamous cell. Each has a different mode of treatment. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a boil and heal the skin up?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a boil and heal the skin up?

Drainage: The fastest way is for physician to incise nd drin. This ill leave small permanent mark. Antibiotics and hot compresses are lso option but will take over one week to work. ...Read more