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How to get rid of some birthmarks without laser?

How to get rid of some birthmarks without laser?

Depends on birthmark: Ultimately, it depends on what the birthmark is. Birthmarks that result from pigment deposits in the skin or a collection of blood vessels are best treated using pulsed dye or similar lasers. Some vascular lesions are treated surgically and yet others will eventually resolve (small, superficial hemangiomas). Visit a center that specializes in treatment of birthmarks to discuss best options. ...Read more

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Birthmark (Definition)

A birthmark is an unusual mark or blemish anywhere on the skin ...Read more


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What are some ways to get rid of pimple scars without professional treatment?

What are some ways to get rid of pimple scars without professional treatment?

Improve not remove: Unfortunately there is no way to eliminate scars only improve them. Prevention with good skin care and hygiene and topical and/or oral antibiotics if needed are the best. Once scars are formed, avoiding sun exposure and tobacco use are important to help resolve the scars. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots or blemishes?

How to get rid of spots or blemishes?

Acne Treatment: There are many over the counter options to try. In general, you need one medication to kill bacteria, like benzoyl peroxide, and a second medication to help unplug your pores, like salicylic acid. There are also many prescription treatments if these fail. Hormonal therapy can work as well, like birth control pills or spironolactone. In severe cases, Accutane is another option. ...Read more

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What are some ways to quickly get rid of pimple scars?

What are some ways to quickly get rid of pimple scars?

Improve not remove: Unfortunately there is no way to eliminate scars only improve them. Prevention with good skin care and hygiene and topical and/or oral antibiotics if needed are the best. Once scars are formed, avoiding sun exposure and tobacco use are important to help resolve the scars. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin tags without a scar?

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 to get rid of pigmentation?

How to get rid of pigmentation?

Genetics/DNA: It all depends, but if you want to change your skin completely that is impossible and not a wise endeavor. If you have a blemish then there are some surgical and laser options that a good dermatologist may have ideas and expertise to manage. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of sunspots without laser treatment?

Is there any way to get rid of sunspots without laser treatment?

Yes: Over the counter treatments may help a little but not as effective as prescription topicals and medical procedures such as microdermabrasion, glycolic peels, chemical acid peels, lasers. Try topical bleaching creams, glycolic acid, Retin-A (tretinoin) or retinol. There are also home peels that you can try. Avoiding the sun and protection is most important to prevent worsening of the sun spots. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of birthmarks?

How can you get rid of birthmarks?

Depends: There are many ways, depending on the birthmark. A pigmented birthmark without vascular involvement might be able to be treated with certain types of laser. A small birthmark could be removed with a minor surgery. Vascular birthmarks can sometimes be treated with laser, surgery, and/or sclerotherapy. Going to a center that specializes in birthmark treatment is the way to go. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of zits without a dermatologist?

How can you get rid of zits without a dermatologist?

Several OTC products: There are several otc products that will help with the appearance of acne. These include antibiotic ointment, salicylic acid ointment, Hydrocortisone and benzoyl peroxide. The most important thin is not to squeeze the lesion, this typically will make it worse. ...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 a blister without scarring?

How to get rid of a blister without scarring?

Scarring: Simply leave the blister alone. You can place antibiotic ointment on a no adherent gauze pad and cover thee area with the blister. The area of injured skin beneath the blister will heal more quickly in a moist clean environment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of prominent veins without having to do laser therapy?

How can I get rid of prominent veins without having to do laser therapy?

Yes: There are several other options: surgical to sclerotherapy . I would consult with a vein expert to see all the options. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of minor acne scars without going through expensive lasers?

How can I get rid of minor acne scars without going through expensive lasers?

Obagi blue peel : It depends on if you have been on a skin care regime preparing your skin for the blue peel you can actually see a dramatic change after one. ...Read more

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What are some quick ways to get rid of pimples forever?

What are some quick ways to get rid of pimples forever?

Sadly: Quick and forever are not two words that are used in referring to acne. For many people acne is a chronic problem that tends to get better over many years. Steady, consistent care is the best treatment. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies/solutions to get rid of stretchmarks, birthmarks and scars?

What are some natural remedies/solutions to get rid of stretchmarks, birthmarks and scars?

Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a birthmark?

How to get rid of a birthmark?

Lots of ways: It really depends on what kind of "birthmark" you have. Surgery, laser, occasionally topical medicines and others are all possible options. You should have someone take a look to help you decide what may be best for you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of freckles/ eliminate them?

How can I get rid of freckles/ eliminate them?

Enjoy them: Freckles can be endearing. Some beautiful movie stars are noted for their freckles. Sun exposure is a major factor but you should not become a recluse. Vampires never go in the sun, normal people just use sunscreen. Celebrate who you are. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on how to get rid of scars naturally?

Can only Improve: You cannot "erase" scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). Consult with a plastic surgeon to find out which combination of these would best work for you. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a keloid without surgery?

How can you get rid of a keloid without surgery?

Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (usually for earlobe keloids in combination with surgery.) we have had good luck with surgery and steroid injections and that is generally my recommended treatment. See a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss the option in your case. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of teeth discoloration without empyting the bank?

How can I get rid of teeth discoloration without empyting the bank?

Depends: Depends on the cause of your discoloration, what treatment would benefit you based on this cause, and what your budget is for cosmetic dentistry. It may be as simple as professional bleaching, or as complex as porcelain laminates for dark grey teeth. A local dentist who can examine you is the best person to answer this question for you. All the best... ...Read more

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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more