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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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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...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 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 boils on my face?

How to get rid of boils on my face?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. Boils will need a bacterial culture and internal antibiotics for treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rashes on my face?

How to get rid of rashes on my face?

Type of rash?: Treatment will vary with cause fungus, bacteria, virus, allergy? If mild combination of micatin (miconazole) and hydrocrotisone. Ream could be used. If it persists it is best to see physician for evaluation , tests if necessary and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of "raised pours" on legs?

How to get rid of "raised pours" on legs?

Depends on DX: Depending on what the cause of your "raised pores" is, would determine the treatment that would hopefully get rid of the condition. Impossible to DX over the computer, it is best to see a dr. For an evaluation of the condition to get properly DX and treated, best wishes. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackheads on my face?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...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 pimple/boil on face?

How to get rid of pimple/boil on face?

TLC: You can gentle soak the area with luke- warm water and gently express the contents but do not manipulate too much. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of chapped spots on your face?

How can you get rid of chapped spots on your face?

Plan: This question for cosmetologist or dermatologist who will see you. It's impossible to give recommendations Not seeing these spots. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of tinea on your torso?

How can I get rid of tinea on your torso?

Antifungal creams: Tinea is a fungal skin infection (often mis-leadingly called "ringworm") that is easily treated with over-the-counter antifungal creams (found in the ahtelete's foot section at you pharmacy) such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). Follow the directions; if not better see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of large pimples on my face?

How to get rid of large pimples on my face?

Facial pimple: Unfortunately, there is no easy fix. I would recommend that you see your pmd or a dermatologist for management. If this is inflamed, cystic acne, a steroid injection can be helpful to calm it down while other treatment kicks in. Try not to touch or otherwise manipulate the pimple, so as not to make things worse. Gentle cleansing with a benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid cleanser is helpful. ...Read more

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What to do to get rid of pimples on my back?

What to do to get rid of pimples on my back?

Modern Rx: If this is acne, and they are abundant on the back, an initial trial of a topical agent such as Clindamycin long with either benzoyl peroxide or a retinoic acid derivative may be worth a try, but a systemic antibiotic that's right for you is generally required. If you're a lady and can and want to take the oral contraceptive pill, this is another option. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hives on your back?

How do you get rid of hives on your back?

Out damn spots!: If the eruption is hives and no cause is obvious oral antihistamines are first line therapy. If not adequate see your primary care physician or board certified allergist for further evaluation and care. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples on your legs that never go away ?

See your doctor: Pimples that do not go away may not be pimples but instead another problem. See your doctor for a look see to find out what it is. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of black marks on my leg and pimples on my face?

How can I get rid of black marks on my leg and pimples on my face?

ACNE, BLACK MARKS: For acne, Retin-A dry the pimples and exfoliates the scars. For the black marks, try using eldoquin 4percent 2x/ day. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark spots on my legs caused by pimples?

How do I get rid of dark spots on my legs caused by pimples?

Skin discoloration: Any sun exposure will continue to keep the dark patches noticeable. Your best option is sunscreen or long pants or skirts to keep the sun away. It is not common to have pimples on your legs, so you might want to investigate if the breakouts are from sensitivity to a fabric, a detergent or softener. Sweat can cause a rash. Don't pick at any breakouts as that will only increase the pigmentation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of scars on my legs caused by pimples?

How do I get rid of scars on my legs caused by pimples?

Discuss with derm/PS: I would schedule a consultation with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to review some of the treatments and medical options available. In the meantime cleanse with a mild soap and apply mild antibiotic ointment, avoid sun and tobacco, and don't pick. ...Read more

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Almost black bump on the inside of my leg.Reminded me of a pimple,and it hurt?? how can I get rid off that??

Almost black bump on the inside of my leg.Reminded me of a pimple,and it hurt?? how can I get rid off that??

Dermatology: Really tough to give advice through the computer regarding dermatological skin conditions. There are multiple different possibilities of what you may have and the best way to properly diagnose you so the best treatment can occur is for you to get a clinical exam from a Doctor. best wishes. ...Read more

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Do the foods i eat have relation to the pimple-like spots in parts of my body such as leg, thighs, arms and shoulders? Even in my stomach i have but only few? How can i get rid of it?

Do the foods i eat have relation to the pimple-like spots in parts of my body such as leg, thighs, arms and shoulders? Even in my stomach i have but only few? How can i get rid of it?

Usually not, but...: If an individual person sees that a particular food, drink, activity, medication, etc..., repeatedly precedes a flare-up of acne-like spots, then he can ask his doctor whether or not it would be fine to avoid that particular item. If the spots are pustules that are not typical teen acne or young adult acne, he may need evaluation and treatment for a skin infection. ...Read more

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I have oily skin and prone to pimples all over my body. How do I get rid off acne scars from years ago on my back and legs?

I have oily skin and prone to pimples all over my body. How do I get rid off acne scars from years ago on my back and legs?

There are no: "quick fixes" however a Board Certified Dermatologist with an interest in Cosmetic Dermatology has equipment/treatment which can help a good deal I suggest that's the "direction" you should take! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I get very warm on my legs at night and also feel itchy near my knees. I also have acne and how can I get rid of it on face and back?

I get very warm on my legs at night and also feel itchy near my knees. I also have acne and how can I get rid of it on face and back?

See a doctor : For the warm legs at night and the itchy knees there is not much that can be advised without a thorough evaluation. As far as acne is concerned it is eminently treatable and u shd see a dermatologist to get urself started well. Now a days very good and effective medications are available for local use. Only thing is to be regular and consistent in their use. ...Read more

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I get small pimples on my arms and legs after a week of waxing. What should I do to prevent them?

I get small pimples on my arms and legs after a week of waxing. What should I do to prevent them?

Red bumps and waxing: Red bumps after waxing are know as folliculitis or inflammation of the hair follicle. Low dose (1%) Hydrocortisone cream one can buy over the counter should help. You might consider laser hair removal(lhr). See http://www.Accskin.Com. ...Read more

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I have dry skin and i get small good bump pimples on my body, legs pubic region as i shave.. Very annoying. How can I prevent this? Big pores on pubic

I have dry skin and i get small good bump pimples on my body, legs pubic region as i shave.. Very annoying. How can I prevent this? Big pores on pubic

Pimples: The pimples sound like you are getting folliculitis when you are shaving. There are various different methods you can use in shaving your pubic area. One method would be waxing or the use of an electric shaver. ...Read more

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Get rid of pimples on face?

Get rid of pimples on face?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist will be best to evaluate and treat you-especially where your face is involved. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples on my rump?

How do I get rid of pimples on my rump?

Don't scratch/squeez: There is great temptation to squeeze these, however that is the best way to spread them and cause more. Keep them clean with soapy water and pad dry twice daily; an otc antibiotic cream, perhaps alternating with a otc Hydrocortisone cream (0.5-1.0%) may help them clear. If they are persistent or new ones keep cropping up, see gp or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am wondering how to get rid of pimples on chin?

I am wondering how to get rid of pimples on chin?

Scientific Rx: If they're confined to this area and not very severe, a salicylic acid wash or topical benzoyl peroxide, as tolerated, should be sufficient. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples on my face? I have a good hygiene and i still grow pimples on my face. Im 16 some of them are just red its not pimples. Ty

How do I get rid of pimples on my face? I have a good hygiene and i still grow pimples on my face. Im 16 some of them are just red its not pimples. Ty

Pimples: Your pimples are due to acne which is often present during adolescence..You should consult your doctor or a dermatologist who can provide you with the proper medication to help your complexion. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more