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How to get rid of razor bumps scars?

How to get rid of razor bumps scars?

Razor bump scars: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in ...Read more

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How do I get rid of razor bumps and scars?(neck)

How do I get rid of razor bumps and scars?(neck)

See dermatologist: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples and pimple scars?

How can I get rid of pimples and pimple scars?

Manage it: I'm sorry you had scars. This didn't have to happen, and if you want to be rid of them, you'll need specialized health care -- laser, filler, or microsurgery. If you've had scarring, your acne is still probably bad enough to require a physician's care. Home remedies probably won't be sufficient. Benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid until you can get seen. This is the truth. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to get rid of razor burn scars?

How to get rid of razor burn scars?

Razor bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple scars?

How to get rid of pimple scars?

Acne scarring: Acne scarring can be treated with topical tx such as retin a (tretinoin) if mild, if more severe , laser , dermabrasion and other procedures can be performed. ...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 bumps pimples and scars under my boobs?

How to get rid of bumps pimples and scars under my boobs?

Under breast problem: This sounds like intertrigo, which is especially prevalent in women with large breasts. Avoiding irritation is helpful- keeping the area clean and dry, keeping padding between the chest and breast, using an anti-fungal cream if there is a whitish discharge, and losing weight to reduce the amount of tissue in the breast and abdomen. In some patients, breast reduction is required to reduce contact. ...Read more

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How to get rid of marks left by pimples?

How to get rid of marks left by pimples?

Hydroquinone: One of the most effective treatments for "skin stains", or darkening of the skin after acne, is hydroquinone. It is available without a prescription in 2% strength and should be applied twice daily to the dark spots only, not the surrounding normal skin. Some formulations contain glycolic acid, which help as well. It often takes 6 or more weeks to see any improvement. ...Read more

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How to get rid of razor bumps down there.

How to get rid of razor bumps down there.

Razor bumps: http://www.webmd.com/beauty/hair-removal/razor-bumps-topic-overview keep the area clean prior ro shaving. shave in direction of hair growth and moisturize afterward.Avoid products on the skin that contain alcohol ...Read more

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How to get rid of zit scars with laser?

How to get rid of zit scars with laser?

Resurfacing: Resurfacing or ablative lasers such as co2, fractional co2, erbium, fraxel can help with the skin texture making the indentations or depressions of acne scarring look better. The discolorations associated with acne scarring can be improved with pulsed dye, ktp, nd:yag lasers and ipl (intense pulsed light). ...Read more

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How to get rid of bumps, pimples, and scars under my boobs?

How to get rid of bumps, pimples, and scars under my boobs?

Answer: You may not be able to get rid of everything, but wearing well fitting bras and using starch or similar powders after showers, will keep the area dry and in better hygiene. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple marks?

How to get rid of pimple marks?

Red Marks from Acne: Apply a tea tree oil solution to the affected areas. Mix a solution of 85% water and 15% tea tree oil. Tea tree oil has anti-inflammatory properties. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples marks..?

How to get rid of pimples marks..?

Topical creams: If you are referring to pimples you may try over the counter acne treatments such as face wash for acne, topical acne treatments such as Benzoyl peroxide cream. You may also consult with a dermatologist for more effective treatment. Finally, some patients require oral medications. You may try Mederma, a scar cream which doesn't help everyone, otherwise scars become less visible over time. ...Read more

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How to get rid and prevent razor bumps?(facial)

How to get rid and prevent razor bumps?(facial)

Condition skin: Condition skin with showering or a warm moist washcloth to face for 5 min prior to shaving. Apply lubricating shaving gel (edge or aveeno (oatmeal)) or shaving oil and leave on for a few minutes prior to shaving. Use aveeno (oatmeal) PFB bump fighter razor or the flicker shave razor. Shave with the grain of the beard and do not stretch the skin. An electric razor may also help. See doctor if not improving. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples and scars of pimple on face?

How can I get rid of pimples and scars of pimple on face?

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. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of oily skin and pimple scars?

How can I  get rid of oily skin and pimple scars?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea australian wild plum & willow cleanser. It is plant based (not dangerous chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone & helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of all these razor bumps?

How can I get rid of all these razor bumps?

Razor bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics.Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples and black marks due to pimples.?

How to get rid of pimples and black marks due to pimples.?

See below: Try washing your face multiple times a day with soap and water. If that does not control pimples, see your doctor for a course of antibiotics. To control pigmentation, try using sun screen or find another way to avoid sun exposure. Both problems will subside with time. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of shave bumps?

How can you get rid of shave bumps?

Shave bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How can I naturally get rid of razor bumps?

How can I naturally get rid of razor bumps?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more