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How can you prevent scarring from skin lesions?

How can you prevent scarring from skin lesions?

Sometimes scarring..: ...Occurs no matter what you do. Other times it depends on the skin lesions. With acne, you can often prevent scarring by not picking or squeezing your zits. Wound scars heal with smaller scars if kept clean and free of infection. Some people just naturally inherit skin that scars easily (or less easily). ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Skin Lesions (Definition)

Skin lesions is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Possible cystic lesions on head of pancreas vs dilated distal common dt. If it is gallstone, will I need surgery to get rid of it?

Possible cystic lesions on head of pancreas vs dilated distal common dt. If it is gallstone, will I need surgery to get rid of it?

Possibly: Cystic abnormalities of the pancreas are not uncommon. Mri imaging characteristics can raise or lower our suspicion of it representing or becoming something more worrisome that would require surgery. If you have gallstones in the common channel between the liver and the intestine, ERCP is necessary to remove the stone from the duct and the standard recommendation is to remove the gallbladder. ...Read more

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Periodically I get sm 2mm or less skin lesions. They start dark like a burn that part falls off leaving a light the mid and drk around. No itch/pain.

Periodically I get sm 2mm or less skin lesions. They start dark like a burn that part falls off leaving a light the mid and drk around. No itch/pain.

Skin lesions: Thank you for your question. Skin lesions that burn and then leave pigmented marks may be caused by many things. There are forms of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external/internal sources such as allergies or otherwise. Having an examination performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I get skin lesions that are extremely painful at times?

Why do I get skin lesions that are extremely painful at times?

Painful lesions??: Few lesions are painful, but there are some which are very painful: ie- one is typically located on the rim of the ear which are exquisitely painful. The only treatment for these is to excise them. If you have skin tags which are catching on clothing, they can become very painful as well. I recommend having the painful lesions looked at to see if there is a treatment to prevent the pain. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tabs?

How do I get rid of skin tabs?

SKIN TAGS: I believe you mean skin tags. For the common, small skin tags, it's a simple procedure for a dermatologist to snip them off, usually under a local anesthetic. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tags?

How do I get rid of skin tags?

Easy: Take a stout thread and make a double loop. A friend should hold the loop over the tag while you pull the tag outwards. The friend should tighten the loop over the base of the tag (you will feel a bit of a pinch), and then tie a second knot. Put a bandaid over it after cutting the thread ends and leave it alone for a week. At a week, "voila" remove the bandaid and off comes the tag/ no scar. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin reaction?

How to get rid of skin reaction?

See your doctor: Unfortunately, this is going to be nearly impossible to answer without knowing what kind of skin reaction you are having. If it's bumps, itching, or redness, or other discoloration, or scaling, burning, pain, dryness/flaking, swelling, or having any kind of discharge or warmth- any of these things could fall into a ton of different diagnoses that can only be determined with an exam by a doctor. ...Read more

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What is an easy way to get rid of skin tags?

Skin Tag Treatment: Skin tags are benign lesions and do not usually require treatment. Depending upon their size and location, acrochordae (skin tags) may be treated surgically, including liquid nitrogen cryosurgery, excision, or electrodesiccation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tags so they won't regrow?

See Your Doctor: Go and see your doctor, usually after a little numbing medicine is applied, they can be painlessly cut off in the office. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tags by myself--no insurance?

How do I get rid of skin tags by myself--no insurance?

Too Much Danger: With the risk of scarring and infection, self treatment should be avoided. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of skin discoloration?

What is the best way to get rid of skin discoloration?

Determine Cause: Skin discoloration may have many etiologies including local irritation, hormonal imbalance, pregnancy, excessive sun exposure, or drug reaction. Evaluation by a dermatologist will aid in this determination in order to provide the appropriate treatment. Reduction of sun exposure and use of a broad spectrum sunscreen will help. ...Read more

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What is the best ways to get rid of skin fungul? What is it caused by?

Skin fungus: Fungal infections are commonly caused by t. Tonsurans in scalp infections and t. Rubrum in foot infections. Dermatologist prescribed topical creams or oral medications are curative. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of skin tabs?

Scissors: You can remove tiny ones yourself with a small scissors. Bigger ones can be removed on a cosmetic basis by your doctor. It's quick and easy. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can get rid of skin?

Please clarify: Do you mean get rid of dead skin? And where? ...Read more

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How do you get rid of skin parasites in your skin?

How do you get rid of skin parasites in your skin?

What parasites?: Before anyone can tell you how to get rid of parasites, s'he needs to identify, 1st, do you truly have a parasitic infestation and, 2nd, if so, what type. Fleas, ticks, bedbugs and scabies mites are common skin parasites is the U.S. There are other skin parasites that are mostly found in the tropics. The treatment varies depending on the species. See a dermatologist! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of skin parasites in your skin?

Depends on the Bug: Scabies is probably the most common skin parasite in most parts of the us. They are easily treated with topical medications. Close contacts are also usually treated to prevent reinfection. There are however many other parasites that are endemic to certain locales and countries. Treatment varies and depends on an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to get rid of skin pigmentation?

You would: You would have to see a dermatologist to have this answered because your problem may not be treatable. ...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 skin blisters?

Need a diagnosis: You need to get the proper diagnosis from your dermatologist in order to properly treat your skin condition. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin tags without a scar?

Skin tags: If the tags are bothersome, multiple home and medical treatment options are available:tie off tag at narrow base with a piece of dental floss or string. Freeze tag with liquid nitrogen. Burn tag using electric cautery or hyfrecator. Cut skin tags with scissors with or without anesthesia. ...Read more

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How can I instantly get rid of skin redness?

Depends on the: Cause and where the redness is. Brimonidine works for facial redness but it is temporary ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin swelling caused by sunburn?

How to get rid of skin swelling caused by sunburn?

Cool soaks: Soak some washcloths or small towels in cool water and apply them to the burned areas. And learn mr. Sun's lesson: apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion whenever you go out in the sun! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can instantly get rid of skin redness?

Can you tell me how I can instantly get rid of skin redness?

That depends: On the cause of the redness. Red skin can have many different causes. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tags on my neck? Put string around them?

See Your Doctor: Go and see your doctor, usually after a little numbing medicine is applied, they can be painlessly cut off in the office. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of skin discoloring due to holding and smoking cigarettes?

Smoking stains: Continued smoking cessation remains the best way to get rid of skin discoloration from smoking cigarettes, as well as improving your overall health. Skin discoloration should fade over time with avoidance of the culprit (cigarettes), as the stained skin sloughs off naturally. Avoid use of harsh solvents in attempts to remove stains, as these can irritate & damage the skin. ...Read more