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Hi! Can you tell me how to get rid of heat bumps? I've been out in the sun a lot.

Hi! Can you tell me how to get rid of heat bumps? I've been out in the sun a lot.

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

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How do I get rid of these white bumps?

How do I get rid of these white bumps?

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

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Can I get rid of these bumps on my ding ding?

Can I get rid of these bumps on my ding ding?

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 more

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How to get rid of these bumps in my back please help?

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

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Gouse bump on my body since I was a baby how do I get rid?

Gouse bump on my body since I was a baby how do I get rid?

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 more

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Have little bumps and dots all over my body, how do I get rid of them?

Dermatologist: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. Read more

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How to get rid of a syphilis bump?

How to get rid of a syphilis bump?

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

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How do I get rid of scabie bumps?

How do I get rid of scabie bumps?

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

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What are blood bumps and how to get rid of them?

What are blood bumps and how to get rid of them?

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 more

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How do I get rid of the bumps in the bck of my tounge?

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 more

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How to get rid of shaving bumps on my vagina?

How to get rid of shaving bumps on my vagina?

Stop shaving: You may now have ingrown hairs from too much shaving. Would allow these to grow out and use a new shaver next time and everytime you shave there. Read more

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How to get rid of genital bumps warths itchiness?

How to get rid of genital bumps warths itchiness?

Warts?: If you have warts then seek medical care as these are contagious. They are viral in origin and can spread or persist awhile, if not treated. Read more

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How can I get rid of stress bumps?

How can I get rid of stress bumps?

I am not sure what: You are referring to? Hives? There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. Read more

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How can you get rid of shave bumps?

How can you get rid of shave bumps?

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 more

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How do you get rid of stress bumps?

How do you get rid of stress bumps?

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