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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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How to get rid of red spots on legs after shaving?

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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How to get rid of red spots on legs after shaving?

Try this: Try using a different shaving cream for sensitive skin and get a razor for sensitive skin also. It is best to shave your legs after taking a bath of hot shower as the pores open up and the legs would be most susceptible to a close shave. Be sure to clean your razor often and or use disposable sensitive ones. God luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Board Certified, Dermatology
24 years in practice
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How do I get rid of red spots/scabs that are on my legs?

Dr. Glynis Ablon
Board Certified, Dermatology
24 years in practice
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How do I get rid of red spots/scabs that are on my legs?

First question is: the cause of the scabs, (? infection), see dermatologist for correct diagnosis, possible biopsy, and treatment. hope that helps ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I have red spots on my legs. When i squeeze them a hair follicle pops out. What is the best treatment to get rid of these please?

Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I have red spots on my legs. When i squeeze them a hair follicle pops out. What is the best treatment to get rid of these please?

Keratosis Pilaris: You most likely have keratosis pilaris, symptoms include: small bumps that look like "goose bumps" on the back of the upper arms and thighs bumps feel like very rough sandpaper, skin-colored bumps are the size of a grain of sand, slight pinkness may be seen around some bumps, bumps may appear on the face and be mistaken for acne. Treatment is with exfoliants like cerave sa. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Board Certified, Dermatology
33 years in practice
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I get red spots on my legs (back of calfs, just above inside of knees, just below hip) what are they and how do I get rid of them?

Dr. Michael Tomeo
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I get red spots on my legs (back of calfs, just above inside of knees, just below hip) what are they and how do I get rid of them?

Unclear : Could be a variety of skin conditions need more information and/or photo to diagnose. ...Read more

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Please explain which food can help get rid of red spots?

Dr. Matt Wachsman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
31 years in practice
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Please explain which food can help get rid of red spots?

Not sure: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. There are different types of red spots (acne, residual inflammation from acne, age related pigmentation, many others). residual acne redness MIGHT be helped by a balanced diet with vitamin A/C from vegetables. Maybe. Othewise it is doubtful the diet matters much. ...Read more

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Dr. Chris Oh
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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How do I get rid of red spots on my face?

Dr. Chris Oh
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
16 years in practice
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How do I get rid of red spots on my face?

Need to see doctor: There are many types of red spots ranging from birthmarks (hemangiomas etc) to brown hyperpigmentation lesions and treatment varies from excision, cryotherapy, radiofrequency ablation to laser, ipl (intense pulse light) therapies. For brown hyperpigmentation spots hydroquinone/tretinoin combo works well. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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How do you get rid of red spots or rash on baby's face? The baby is just 3 weeks old and it gets worse in evenings and after feeding.

Dr. Gregory Hines
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How do you get rid of red spots or rash on baby's face? The baby is just 3 weeks old and it gets worse in evenings and after feeding.

Normal: Those spots are called milia, or baby acne. They are normal, and will go away in time. They are baby skin reaction to the fact that their world is now cold and dry, after 9 months of being wet and 98.6 all the time. Give it 6 months, and most of it will be cleared up. ...Read more

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Dr. Aleks Radovic
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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Can any doc tell me what's the best way to get rid of red spots?

Dr. Aleks Radovic
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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Red spots where?: It is important to tell us where they are and any specific reason you think they appeared. We need to figure out what caused them before we can treat them. Thanks! ...Read more

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Dr. John Gaffney
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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How to get rid of red spots of acne instantly.. ?

Dr. John Gaffney
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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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, 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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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Does clear eyes get rid of red spots on your eyes?

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Does clear eyes get rid of red spots on your eyes?

Depends: Clear eye drops constricts the blood vessels in the eye then helps to get ride of the redness. Eye docs do not recommend it. Your blood vessel may get use it if the person uses frequently. ...Read more

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