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How to get rid of a scar on my forehead?

How to get rid of a scar on my forehead?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with time. See a dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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How to get rid of mole on your face painlessly?

How to get rid of mole on your face painlessly?

It'll hurt: A shave biopsy or mini-surgery isn't nearly as nasty as a simple dental procedure. The question is why you'd want it off -- hollywood stars generally keep theirs (marilyn monroe, ahnold). ...Read more

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How to get rid of blemishes on your face?

How to get rid of blemishes on your face?

Acne treatment: Adult acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products or prescription medications including topical cream with or without oral medications. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scabs on your face?

How to get rid of scabs on your face?

Scabs on face: Apply a warm compress for 15 minutes to soften the scabs, then gently wipe them off. Keep the wounds well lubricated with vaseline or antibiotic cream to prevent the scabs from coming back and to allow the wounds to they heal completely. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sun burn on your face?

How can I get rid of a sun burn on your face?

SImple means: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Gentle cleansing and anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) help. Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a really big blemish on your rear?

How to get rid of a really big blemish on your rear?

See dr: You probably need antibiotics and it might even need to be drained. One thing you can do to help at home is get domeboro packet and mix in water as directed then apply soaks over the area for 15 minutes at least 3 times a day . It is over the counter. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a pimple scar on cheek?

How to get rid of a pimple scar on cheek?

Time : Oftentimes time is your best ally let it heal , if no better in 3-6 months , see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a rash on my face?

How to get rid of a rash on my face?

Too many possible: There are hundreds of rashes and treatments. See a doctor to get the rash diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rash on your forehead?

How to get rid of rash on your forehead?

Facial rash: Depending on the type of rash, the treatment differs, it may be acne, eczema, contact dermatitis, etc. It is best to have a doctor look at it and determine what it is to treat it properly. ...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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What is a good way to get rid of tiny pimples on your forehead?

What is a good way to get rid of tiny pimples on your forehead?

Sweating: Sweating level exercise keeps skin pores clean. Vit a supplement, facial hyzine. Avoiding caffine, nicotine, chocolate, fried food, indoor cotaminants.....Pets. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackheads on your nose?

How to get rid of blackheads on your nose?

Tretinoin: Prescription topical -- generic tretinoin, one brand is Retin-A. There is also adapalene and tazarotene. All can be helpful in clearing out pores. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a bad rash on your leg?

How to get rid of a bad rash on your leg?

Depends: It depends on what kind of rash you have and what is the mechanism for the rash. Thus no good answer without a better description. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ingrowing pimple on your chin?

How to get rid of ingrowing pimple on your chin?

Seeing your doctor : You certainly don't want to pop or squeeze it as it can lead to scarring and even an infection. Facials are not recommended for this condition either. The safest way is to consult your doctor or dermatologist who can prescribe medications and possibility do an intralesional injection or employ other interventions. ...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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How to get rid of a mole on nipple?

How to get rid of a mole on nipple?

See your doctor: Your doctor will want to know if you have had it since birth or if it is new has changed or become raised or itches. You may need mole removal or biopsy or both. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a scar by my eye?

How to get rid of a scar by my eye?

Improve NOT remove: It is possible to improve scars but nearly impossible to remove scars. This requires an assessment of thickness, width, depth, color, texture, location, direction, behavior, adjacent/adherent tissues etc. Depending on the evaluation, an apporopriate intervention(s) is prescribed or recommended. Techniques used may inlcude excision, incision, flap/graft, rearrangement, resurfacing, laser, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more