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How To Get Rid Of Sun Bumps
Heat rash: Heat rash is caused by the build up of sweat from the glands under the skin. The "treatment" is to (1) avoid heat and sweating as much as possible. Being out in the sun a lot, as you say you are, is NOT helpful. (2) Let skin air-dry instead of using towels or cloths; (3) loosen clothes and don't wear clothes that are "skin-tight" like neoprene or lycra; (4) avoid lotions which block the glands. Read more
Lots of small flesh colored bumps on cheeks and chin after gardening (with sun screen that I have used previously.) What is it and how do I get rid?
Keratosis pilaris?: Not sure where the bumps are, but I suspect on your arms? This could be thickened hair follicles. It is a genetically inheritted, common skin disorder called keratosis pilaris, which cannot be cured, but treated with topical emolients etc...Severe cases may benefit from retinoid compounds-- a type of acne med. Keeping the skin moist helps, thus this is often softer in summer time due to sweating.. Read more
Depends: Check wikipedia for fordyce spots. Fordyce spots to not need to treated, however you might like to consider laser ablation. This would likely be performed by a dermatologist. Tyson's glands can cause a ring of tiny bumps around the corona of the penis and are entirely bengn and do not need to be removed. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. Read more
GOOSE BUMPS: If your goose bumps are on the back of your arms and some on your outer thighs you may have a conditin called keratosis pilaris, also known as red bump disease. Not serious or contagious. Cannot tell you without a photo. There are several over-the-counter lotions for this but first a diagnosis should be made. A dermatologist can tell you in a few minutes what you have. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dermatologist: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. Read more
Antibiotic treatment: Forgive my frankness -- if you believe this is syphilis, why are you even asking here? You need to get with a scientific practitioner -- any competent mainstream physician -- and get an accurate diagnosis and an appropriate antibiotic. If superstition or talk from a smiling charlatan is preventing you from doing this, you will pay with your health and perhaps ultimately your life. Read more
Keep clean/HC: These bumps are a skin reaction to the scabies mite burrowing under your skin & craping in the burrow. The itching and redness will gradually fade over time after the mite is gone. If you keep the skin clean & avoid scratching, it will heal over time (weeks). Sometimes a mild steroid cream 1% hydrocortisone can reduce the itching & help, but can be omitted. Scratching can lead to focal infection Read more
If you are: Talking about telangiectasia, these are superficial dilated blood vessels that are benign and it's best to leave them alone. They are harmless and may be congenital, effects of sun damage, aging and steroid use, part of acne rosacea, etc http://www. Skinsight. Com/adult/telangiectasia. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal to have them: It is normal to have bumps in the back of your tongue. They are called circumvallet papilla. They are about 8 to 10 bumps surrounded by moats locate in a v in the back on the tongue. They are part of the taste bids in your tongue. They are normal. They will not go away. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress bumps: Stress bumps are due to histamine release and are also known as urticaria. First you need to make sure that there is no other cause of the bumps (i.E: doctor visit). Treating stress is complicated and 400 characters woun't cover it! Stress reduction techniques need to be employed. Antihistamines or short term use of otc low dose topical steroids may be help. Read more
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