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Dr. Ed Friedlander
2,191 doctors shared insights

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 can you get rid of blotchy, red skin?

How can you get rid of blotchy, red skin?

Hydrocortisone: For a mild problem use Hydrocortisone cream. If however it persists, then see a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and prescription treatments or self care instructions. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a red rash?

How to get rid of a red rash?

Rash: Without seeing the rash it is impossible to make a diagnosis and treatment plan. The rash could be due to medication, a contact dermatitis as in poison ivy, or a virus as in seen in pityriasis rosacea. See your local dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of my red pimple?

Best way to get rid of my red pimple?

Do NOT Squeeze: Don't sqeeze the pimple. Often best to draw the pimple with moist warm compresses to get it to come to a "head". Squeezing is not good, and may spread the infected area, plus lead to permanent scarring. If large, should see a local md or dermatologist to do the draining or provide antibiotic coverage to help resolve. ...Read more

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How to get rid of red spots and pimples on my forehead?

How to get rid of red spots and pimples on my forehead?

Acne care: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acne/basics/lifestyle-home-remedies/con-20020580 This site gives you a nice overview of acne management. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of scalp pimples and little red bumps there?

I think it best to: be sure of the cause. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...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 to get rid of acne scars and red spots ?

How to get rid of acne scars and red spots ?

Red spots first: First, you need to get control of the acne (red spots): use otc benzyl peroxide and salicylic acid wash. If that doesnt work, talk to yoir derm. Depending on the size, depth and number of scars you can consider peels, laser treatments, dermabrasion, etc. Seek consultation with a good dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to get rid of little red bumps after waxing?

How to get rid of little red bumps after waxing?

Waxing 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. ...Read more

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How to get rid of itchy dry skin?

How to get rid of itchy dry skin?

Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red blotchy skin on face?

How can I get rid of red blotchy skin on face?

That is really: dependent on what the cause is. Many conditions may present with a rash. You would likely need medical eval to find out the reason for your red blotchy skin. ...Read more

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How to get rid of red spots of acne instantly.. ?

How to get rid of red spots of acne instantly.. ?

Cosmetics: Other than cosmetics, there's no way to get rid of acne instantly. There are many topical preparations (eg, Benzaclin, (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) Evoclin, or even spot treatment with salicylic acid) which can help fairly rapidly as well as (in more severe cases) an oral form of Clindamycin (or Accutane) can be prescribed to help. Talk to your doctor or dermatologist about what might be most appropriate for you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my pimple?

How to get rid of my pimple?

Acne: For simple acne, you can apply topical Benzoyl Peroxide 10% gel nightly for this. If further acne worsens, you can make a virtual appt with Derm MD thru health tap. Welcome, I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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How to get rid of red acne blemishes on chin?

How to get rid of red acne blemishes on chin?

Acne Troubles: Acne is the great esteem crusher of adolescence. You can usually keep it under control with gentle facial cleanser, 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and light facial moisturizer. If these fail, a dermatologist could prescribe antibiotics, topical retinoids, or Accutane as a last resort. If you would like more personalized advice, click the Send Message button at healthtap.com/saurbornmd ...Read more

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How to get rid of red bumps on neck area?

How to get rid of red bumps on neck area?

Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blood- filled pimples?

How to get rid of blood- filled pimples?

This is serious: I'm going to assume that this is severe acne. You aren't going to be able to manage this by yourself. Your personal physician may start with topical benzoyl peroxide plus an antibiotic, perhaps an oral tetracycline. If you are offered a dermatology consult for isotretinoin, consider doing it though it is not for the faint-hearted. Best wishes, and be strong. ...Read more

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How to get rid of white yeast spots on skin?

How to get rid of white yeast spots on skin?

Sun Spots: Sun spots or tinea versicolor is a superficial yeast infection often seen in young adults especially in the hotter sunnier months. Otc creams such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) can help as can selenium sulfide lotion applied daily for at least 2 weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...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