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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 skin tags without a scar?

How to get rid of skin tags without  a scar?

Skin tags: If the tags are bothersome, multiple home and medical treatment options are available:tie off tag at narrow base with a piece of dental floss or string.Freeze tag with liquid nitrogen.Burn tag using electric cautery or hyfrecator. Cut skin tags with scissors with or without anesthesia. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a skin infection?

How do you get rid of a skin infection?

What type?: Fungal, bacterial, parasitic, etc? If depends on the type of skin infection. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin blisters?

How to get rid of skin blisters?

Need a diagnosis: You need to get the proper diagnosis from your dermatologist in order to properly treat your skin condition. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a body rash?

How to get rid of a body rash?

Many different Rx's: Depends on what is causing the rash: allergy, fungal vs bacterial infection? See your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ear fungus?

How to get rid of ear fungus?

Vinegar/ debridement: First order of business it to remove the fungus and debris in your ear. An ENT will do that. If your ear drum is intact, irrigating it with vinegar/water mixture is helpful. Other possibility is a ink dye that your ENT has. You need both to succeed as ear fungus can be stubborn. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of thickened skin underneath a toenail?

How can you get rid of thickened skin underneath a toenail?

Soak: Try soaking the foot with warm water and use a soft brush to remove the dry buildup of skin. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a fungal toenail infection?

How can I get rid of a fungal toenail infection?

See a Podiatrist.: A fungal nail infection can be very difficult to cure. Over the counter treatments are usually not very effective. Prescription medications are available. Oral medication called Lamisil (terbinafine) is often effective for toenail fungus. Blood tests must be done to monitor liver function. It is a generally a safe and effective treatment for many people. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ringworms?

How to get rid of ringworms?

Use Antifungal Cream: You can use an over the counter Antifungal Cream like Lotrimin (clotrimazole) twice a day ...Read more

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How to get rid of discoloration from a scar?

How to get rid of discoloration from a scar?

Depends: On how much money you are willing to spend. Once the scar tissue is there, little options exist outside cosmetic laser therapy with dermatology, likely cosmetic and expensive. Best is to prevent scarring. Keep tissue away from sunlight and use sunblock 50 SPF or higher when outside esp on face. Mederma can help prevent scarring. Hydroxyquinone creams can help lighten some areas. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin reaction?

How to get rid of skin reaction?

See your doctor: Unfortunately, this is going to be nearly impossible to answer without knowing what kind of skin reaction you are having. If it's bumps,itching, or redness, or other discoloration, or scaling,burning, pain, dryness/flaking, swelling, or having any kind of discharge or warmth- any of these things could fall into a ton of different diagnoses that can only be determined with an exam by a doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a birthmark?

How to get rid of a birthmark?

Lots of ways: It really depends on what kind of "birthmark" you have. Surgery, laser, occasionally topical medicines and others are all possible options. You should have someone take a look to help you decide what may be best for you. ...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 to get rid of a pimple's mark?

How  to get rid of  a pimple's mark?

Control: You have to be on a therapy that stops the acne otherwise you will continue to have blemishes. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a foot blister?

How to get rid of a foot blister?

Pop and soak: Sterilize a needle and open the blister to remove pressure. Cool tap water soaks for 20minutes--do 2 or 3 times-will help with any swelling or tenderness. You may cover with a band aid when you have shoes or socks on, but leave open as much as possible. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ingrown hair from under a scab?

How to get rid of ingrown hair from under a scab?

Extraction: It is difficult to remove an ingrown hair since the crust must be removed and the the hair extracted. It is difficult to do this on yourself as you can cause infection and scarring. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema?

How to get rid of eczema?

No real cure: Although there is no real cure, proper moisturizing, topical steroids (triamcinolone, hydrocortisone, etc) and avoiding offending chemicals (alcohol-containing products, drying soaps, etc) can all help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema?

How to get rid of eczema?

No cure yet: Eczema is considered a chronic skin condition which is not curable, but treatable. It tends to get worse during dry/colder weath and better with warmer and more humid temperature. Keep skin moist, avoid excessive cleansing/scrubbing/hot bath/showers etc...Generous use of skin lotion helps. At times, topical meds/steroids, or oral medications may be needed. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema?

How to get rid of eczema?

HC cream; moisturize: To treat mild or moderate eczema, hydrocortisone 1% cream (a thin coat on the rash twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, found at most stores and works well. A daily moisturizing cream (Cetaphil, CeraVe, Eucerin, etc.) used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema and to prevent return of the rash. One can avoid creams with lanolin, aloe, or fragrances if sensitive to the ingredients. Avoid soaps. ...Read more

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