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How to get rid of freckles?

How to get rid of freckles?

I wouln't try it: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

Freckle (Definition)

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


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How to get rid of moles on face?

How to get rid of moles on face?

See Doc: See Dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon.

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How to get rid of moles?

How to get rid of moles?

Moles???: Best to see a doctor to evaluate and decide if surgical excision is indicated... ...Read more

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How to get rid of pigmentation?

How to get rid of pigmentation?

Genetics/DNA: It all depends, but if you want to change your skin completely that is impossible and not a wise endeavor. If you have a blemish then there are some surgical and laser options that a good dermatologist may have ideas and expertise to manage. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots or blemishes?

How to get rid of spots or blemishes?

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 more

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How to get rid of melasma?

How to get rid of melasma?

Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone over-the-counter remedies are available, but you must be patient and stay out of the sun. A dermatologist can offer stronger treatments. Be sure that this is what you want to do rather than something you think you should do or need to do -- it's your choice. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of freckles/ eliminate them?

How can I get rid of freckles/ eliminate them?

Enjoy them: Freckles can be endearing. Some beautiful movie stars are noted for their freckles. Sun exposure is a major factor but you should not become a recluse. Vampires never go in the sun, normal people just use sunscreen. Celebrate who you are. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of skin moles?

How can I get rid of skin moles?

Go to Dermlink : You need a diagnosis before attempting any home remedies which are not risk free. If you can't find a doctor in your area there is a service at dermlink .Com which can assist you in getting an accurate diagnosis ...Read more

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How to get rid of uneven/acne-prone skin?

How to get rid of uneven/acne-prone skin?

Control it: There are many unknowns about acne, but the key is managing it until it remits on its own. If your disease is mild as you suggest, consider a salicylic acid wash twice a day. If this is not sufficient, get with your physician. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sunspots on lips?

How to get rid of sunspots on lips?

Sunspots : A dermatologist may use liquid nitrogen to "freeze" away these sunspots or lentigos . It is important to have a dermatologist evaluate the area to ensure no cancer is present first . Daily lip balm with sunscreen is important. ...Read more

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How to get rid of hyperpigmentation?

How to get rid of hyperpigmentation?

Difficult!: It is very difficult to get rid of this problem. Where is y our hyperpigmentation? I can only answer on the face... Is your hyperpigmentation from diabetes? So far, hydroquinone is the only FDA approved medical treatment as far as I know. I hope this helps ...Read more

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How can I get rid of moles/freckles?

How can I get rid of moles/freckles?

Moles and freckles: You can have your moles and freckles evaluated by a board certified doctor with expertise in treating these issues. First and foremost, the moles can be evaluated for any cancer risk. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of freckles on face?

How can I get rid of freckles on face?

I wouldn't try it: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of these freckles!?

How do I get rid of these freckles!?

I wouldn't try to: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

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How to get rid of tanned brown skin?

How to get rid of tanned brown skin?

?: I'm not sure i completely understand the question but if you would like to prevent your skin from getting darker make sure to apply sunscreen everyday and throughout the day. Make sure not to go out into the sun between 10-4, and wear sun-safe clothing. I hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my spots and acne scars?

How to get rid of my spots and acne scars?

Manage your acne: Depressed scars can only be managed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with special equipment. Post-inflammatory red and/or brown spots are best left alone; the redness is new vessels for healing. Better late than never -- start treating your acne effectively. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in 2 weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark lips?

How to get rid of dark lips?

It's just U: It may b ur ur genetics if has always bn there. If a new appearance i need 2 b cn 2 find out why now. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this freckle?

How can I get rid of this freckle?

Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How are strechmarks formed .. And how to get rid of them?

How are strechmarks formed .. And how to get rid of them?

Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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How to get rid of permanent sunburn/tanned skin?

How to get rid of permanent sunburn/tanned skin?

Treatment sun damage: It sound as if you are describing brown and red discoloration related to long-term sun exposure. This can often be treated with a combination of topical products and laser surgery. I suggest you consult with an expert laser surgeon in your area. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of moles/freckles?

Moles and freckles: You can have your moles and freckles evaluated by a board certified doctor with expertise in treating these issues. First and foremost, the moles can be evaluated for any cancer risk. ...Read more

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How to get rid of moles?

Moles???: Best to see a doctor to evaluate and decide if surgical excision is indicated... ...Read more

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How can you get rid of moles ?

See your derm: Surgical excision of suspicious moles is the best way. This can be performed by your friendly dermatologist. ...Read more

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How could i get rid of moles naturally?

How could i get rid of moles naturally?

Some ideas.: Some ideas: http://www.top10homeremedies.com/home-remedies/home-remedies-moles.html Make sure you don't have any "warning signs" of problem moles described in the article. If you do, or think you might, see a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon for assessment before you start self treatment. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a home-made remedy to get rid of moles?

Anyone know what is a home-made remedy to get rid of moles?

Mole: No home remedies recommended. A dermatologist would remove the mole and have it tested to make sure there is no cancer present. ...Read more

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How to get rid of moles on face?

See Doc: See Dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon.

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What is the best way to get rid of moles? Laser?

Surgery: Moles removal must be done urge ally. Laser cn not vaporize a mole only use is as a cutting tool. ...Read more

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Will lemon helps to get rid of moles?

Will lemon helps to get rid of moles?

No : Lemons have not been studied as a way to remove moles. I recommend evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of moles without getting cancer or havingsurgery?

How can I get rid of moles without getting cancer or  havingsurgery?

Seek Dermatologist's: A good dermatologist can check your moles and advice you whether your moles are benign or suspected to be cancerous. More than 90% of the moles are benign and do not need surgery, yet they need to be monitored carefully both by you(for any changes) as well as your doctor, and you need to use sunb protection on your skin on a regular basis. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of moles on your face and neck naturally? What causes moles on the face and neck area and what causes them to get bigger?

Moles : Mole development, size, shape, location are under genetic influences. One tends to see more moles over time . Moles should be evaluated and treated by a dermatologist if necessary. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of moles using mole removal cream?

Can you get rid of moles using mole removal cream?

Don't think so: Over-the-counter "mole removal" creams probably work like the "wart removal" creams, using some irritant or acid to destroy cells on the skin. Moles have pigmented cells that include cells that are deeper down in the skin surface, so the cells that are not destroyed will likely reproduce to prevent the mole from going away. It's best to have a dermatologist look at any moles a person doesn't want. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of these little facial moles?

How can I get rid of these little facial moles?

Minor surgery: See dermatologist re treatment options including cryosurgery, electric needle, laser or excision. Do test spot first to determine healing before committing to removal of multiple moles. ...Read more

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How do I naturally get rid of small facial moles ?

How do I naturally get rid of small facial moles ?

No "natural" Rx: Please forgive my frankness. You're involved with "natural healing" but it won't touch the pigmented lesions on your face. If you develop a melanoma, you'll need surgery or you will die. If you want the nevi / lentigos off your face, you'll need laser or microsurgery. You can also consider keeping them -- it's a personal preference. Find an evidence-based holist in your community. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to get rid of my moles but how?

What to do if i want to get rid of my moles but how?

Mole removal: A small injection of numbing medicine such as Lidocaine is used prior to the procedure. An instrument is then used to remove the mole ( this is painless now that area is numb) sometimes stitches are placed other times the area is allowed to heal on its own. Talk to a dermatologist to determine which technique is best for certain moles in certain locations. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of skin moles?

Go to Dermlink : You need a diagnosis before attempting any home remedies which are not risk free. If you can't find a doctor in your area there is a service at dermlink .Com which can assist you in getting an accurate diagnosis ...Read more

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How can I get rid off moles on face?

How can I get rid off moles on face?

Surgery: Your doctor can remove your moles safely in his/her office under local anesthesia. No problem! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of new moles on face?

How do I get rid of new moles on face?

Go to a doctor: New moles on a 35 year old patient need to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a flat mole fast?

Get it removed!: Any moles can be easily excised by your doctor or by a dermatologist(skin specialsit). This is the fastest way to get rid of it, if so desired or medically indicated. ...Read more

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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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Nevi (Definition)

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