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How To Get Rid Of Freckles With Lemon Juice
A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more
How do I get rid of natural freckles? Also is it good for your skin to use things like lemon juice to get rid of them.
Sun precautions: Freckles are a localized increase in pigment in your melanocytes and cannot be permanently removed. Decreasing sun exposure and sun protectice clothing and sunblocks topically are best. They can be lightened by a number of topicals including azealic acid, retinoids, kojic acid and colloidal oatmeal. These topicals are mild and slow acting. ...Read more
Better treatments: Lime juice does contain acids that will have an impact on skin but it can be irritating. There are many other topical treatments that would be more effective and less irritating. Laser treatments are also quite helpful in the management of acne scars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne scar: Me too. If you can actually "get rid of " acne scars with some lemon and eggs, please let us know. That would make all the LASERs useless. Obviously you have have very mature acne scars at 43 and you would only be able to improve them after a consultation with your cosmetic dermatologist and determine what type of scar you have to begin with and then prescribe a treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Must be seen: I am sorry, but as you must know, you are describing something and asking a question that can only be answered in person after examination. Please go see your family physician. ...Read more
How do I soothe isopropyl alcohol-irritated skin? What will get rid of the discoloration fast? I used it to try to get rid of pimples.
Topical therapy : Isopropyl alcohol is a drying agent. The skin will need moisturizing and sun protection. Sometimes a mild corticosteroid cream will decrease the inflammation. If the discoloration is pigment you my need to see your dermatologist for topical care and sun screens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. I am not aware of honey having any effect on the appearance of scars. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably no help..: You can drink it, but will it help?...Maybe, mabe not. If it contains caffeine, it may help the symptom a bit but won't get rid of it. Only fluids and time..A new med called blowfish, to be available otc by independence day this year which may help. It contains Aspirin and caffeine..Maybe something else... Best treatment is not to get a hangover! stay sober, don't drink and drive.. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have natural Rosie cheeks I heard lemon juice can bleach the colour of my skin and get rid of the redness ...I'm willing to try anything ?
Not Likely: The citric acid in lemon juice is not going to bleach your skin. If your cheeks are Rosie it is something you where born with and you should not be ashamed of them. You should embrace this as who you are. If other people can not look past your natural self, then it is their loss and not yours. You are fine the way you are :) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne Treatment: There are many over the counter options to try. In general, you need one medication to kill bacteria, like benzoyl peroxide, and a second medication to help unplug your pores, like salicylic acid. There are also many prescription treatments if these fail. Hormonal therapy can work as well, like birth control pills or spironolactone. In severe cases, Accutane is another option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Milia: are tiny white bumps that occur when keratin becomes trapped below the skin's surface. Most go away on their own and in most cases, no treatment is recommended. Attempts to treat milia outside of a dermatologist's office can result in infection and scarring. Some people have had success by using saunas or steam baths. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complicated: First, please know that acne is a systemic problem, not limited to skin -- and requires working with a homeopath who takes your complete case into consideration before prescribing a remedy. There will also be a course of healing, in which your acne may temporarily worsen. This is because your healing system may use skin as a way to discharge previously suppressed imbalance. It can work, though! ...Read more
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