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How do I get rid of itchy skin? I get small bumps on ears that itch bad, also red itchy welts on cheeks & around jaw. Lotion stops some of the itching but dosnt reduse the red swelling. Thank you

How do I get rid of itchy skin? I get small bumps on ears that itch bad, also red itchy welts on cheeks & around jaw. Lotion stops some of the itching but dosnt reduse the red swelling. Thank you

Seborrheic Dermatiti: If this is a recurring problem, it may be seborrheic dermatitis. This is a troublesome condition of unknown cause, although it can be worsened by stress. Try small amounts of over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream. Your skinseb should clear it up in a few days. Unfortunately, the condition will probably recur--but you can control it with judicious applications of the cortisone cream. ...Read more

Welts (Definition)

Welts is another description of hive or swelling in the skin. They are pink, raised and with a vague border. The term welts is used more often for larger pinkish swelling in the skin, whereas, hives are often smaller pinkish swellings. Both are caused by histamine release in the skin which usually ...Read more


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How to get rid of scrapes n bruise marks on your skin?

How to get rid of scrapes n bruise marks on your skin?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of a bruise on my head? Fell on my head almost a wk ago and its embarrassing having to explain my black eye all the t

How long does it take to get rid of a bruise on my head? Fell on my head almost a wk ago and its embarrassing having to explain my black eye all the t

Gradual slow fading: Your black eye will fade away in a matter of 10 days to 2 weeks. There will be a change of colors from bright red to pink to brown as the hematoma gets absorbed.
Within 24 hrs of the injury cold compresses are indicated. After this warm hot packs applied for 30 minutes 3 x daily help to get rid of the black eye. ...Read more

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Had 3 bug bites 2 months ago. Formed a hard welt on one bite. All 3 continue to really itch. One scabbed. How to get rid of?

Had 3 bug bites 2 months ago. Formed a hard welt on one bite. All 3 continue to really itch. One scabbed. How to get rid of?

But bites: The firm mass at one bite site may be a small blood clot (hematoma) from bleeding under the skin which occurred at the time of the bite. As long as these bite sites are not hot and reddened no secondary infection is likely and you can apply a cortisone type ointment to relieve itching. The hematoma may very slowly resolve. ...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 to get rid of tanned brown skin?

How to get rid of tanned brown skin?

?: I'm not sure I completely understand the question but if you would like to prevent your skin from getting darker make sure to apply sunscreen everyday and throughout the day. Make sure not to go out into the sun between 10-4, and wear sun-safe clothing. I hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of pains in my head?

What should I do to get rid of pains in my head?

TMJ/Muscle Problems: You may also have a TMJ or muscle dysfunction problem that is getting worse. There are times that a bionator (one type of function orthopedic appliance) may be of great help especially when using for sleeping as well as when you can during the day. This tends to retrain and heal the muscles to help them function normally. Find a dentist that is familiar with TMJ & use of a bionator. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bump in head?

How to get rid of bump in head?

Bump on head: Many possibilities. See your doctor for diagnosis ...Read more

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How do I get rid of cists on my head?

How do I get rid of cists on my head?

See your DR: These are probably "wens" and if you desire, they will be surgically removed in the DR's office.
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How do I get rid of voices in my head?

How do I get rid of voices in my head?

Hearing voices?: ? Voice expressing your own thought process, than it is a abnormal symptom called auditory hallucination. Do you have any others like insomnia, agitation, depression, racing of thoughts- mania and schizophrenia are 2 dz with aud. Hallu. Without psychiatric problems, it can happen in epilepsy. In musical ear syndrome, exploding head synd. It happens with brainstem stroke, lesions, encephalitis but rare. ...Read more

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What gonna get rid of redness on your skin?

What gonna get rid of redness on your skin?

Sin redness: The answer to skin redness lies in the cause. If you have rosacea there are topical medications and also sometimes you can reduce redness with ipl (intense pulsed light) or vascular laser.
Rosacea redness tends to "flare" when you get hot, eat spicy foods or exercise. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bruise?

How do you get rid of bruise?

Just a bruise?: Leave it alone! If painful or swollen or hot, see pcp. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a bruise?

How do you get rid of a bruise?

Time: Local heat (warm compresses) can help speed resorption, but mostly will just take 7-14 days to reabsorb. ...Read more

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How to get rid of itchy dry skin?

How to get rid of itchy dry skin?

Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of loose arm skin?

Arm Lift: An arm lift (brachioplasty) can dramatically improve the contour of your upper arms by removing the excess loose skin that you have. The improved contour does come at the expense of scars, however, most patients who undergo this operation love their new contour and find it much easier to fit into the clothes they enjoy wearing. Meet with a board certified plastic surgeon to find out more! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of anal skin tags?

How can I get rid of anal skin tags?

Anal tags?: See a derm or proctologist for removal surgery. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of very dry skin?

How can I get rid of very dry skin?

Ceramide Moisturizer: Shower less than 5 minutes with luke warm water, and use a soap free cleanser. Daily application of a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizing lotion (cerave) will promote normal desquamation and exfoliation of the epidermis. In addition, it contains ceramide that will reduce insensible water loss and enhance the barrier function and epidermal and dermal water content. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dry/burning skin?

How can I get rid of dry/burning skin?

Dry skin: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use high SPF sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergenic & unscented. 5. Only need frequent soap/cleanser on areas that are dirty, oily or create body odor. 6. Use moisturizer as needed. 7. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. 8. Maintain a healthy diet. Hyaluronic Acid, Astaxanthin, Vitamin's A ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark spots on skin?

How can I get rid of dark spots on skin?

Combination Therapy: Combination therapy is the best way to get rid of dark spots. This means using a prescription retinoid and fade creams. Chemical peels and laser are also very effective. Sunblock is also critical. Dermatologists specialize in removing dark spots. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ganglion cysts on head?

I'm guessing you: Mean sebaceous cysts in the scalp, hair area. See a general or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pain in head and body?

It depends/relax,,: It depends on the cause of pain. If it's a migraine, then medicine may help it. If muscle pain, then rest and inactivity may help. If nonspecific, probably the best thing to do is simply relax as tension can be a common cause of pain. If this doesn't help, a visit to your doctor might be needed to find out the source of pain. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots on face and skin?

How to get rid of spots on face and skin?

Sun spots?: If you talking about brown flat freckles or sun spots (we called it Lentigo), Laser probably is the best treatment, more precise and effective than other options. But it's expensive, you pay out-of-your-pocket. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of oily skin on my face?

How can I get rid of oily skin on my face?

See derm: See your dermatologist to get started on a treatment plan. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of cellulite on dark skin?

How do I get rid of cellulite on dark skin?

Almost impossible: Certain modalities such as endermologie may temporarily diminish the appearance of cellulite but they do not remove it. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of dry and painful skin?

Dry skin: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use high SPF sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergenic & unscented. 5. Only need frequent soap/cleanser on areas that are dirty, oily or create body odor. 6. Use moisturizer as needed. 7. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. 8. Maintain a healthy diet. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the eczema on my skin?

How can I get rid of the eczema on my skin?

Creams/Ointments: For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Daily moisturization is important as well. Other tips: Take quick showers (10-15min) in lukewarm water while avoiding harsh and drying cleansers. Pat away excess water and immediately apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. Avoidance of triggers. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the chiggers on my skin?

Should be gone: Chiggers should bite and release, and not stay adherent to your skin. If there is evidence insect is still attached I would be concerned it is something else such as a tick. To treat the bite use hydrocoritonse and take an antihistamine. If still uncomfortable see your dermatologist for prescription strength treatments. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bruise under toenai l?

How do you get rid of bruise under toenai l?

Biopsy: If you actually remember the injury and you know for sure that it is a bruise then you may be looking at it for up to 9 months depending on how long it takes you to grow a new nail.
However, melanoma skin cancer can appear as a dark spot or bruise under the nail and is a life threatening condition and needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark, crusty skin on toes?

How to get rid of dark, crusty skin on toes?

See a doctor: This might be due to a medical condition such such as psoriasis or be a severe fungal infection. It might also represent some other skin disorder. Broken skin is painful, and there is risk of infection. See a podiatrist or dermatologist for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more