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How can you get a tick head out of the skin?

How can you get a tick head out of the skin?

See below: The rec way is as follows: if available, use tweezers and grasp the tick as close to the skin as possible (if none, use a cloth or paper to protect your fingers). Pull straight up gently, steady pressure. Don't twist or jerk. Don't squeeze, crush or puncture the tick. Disinfect the skin afterward and wash hands. If any mouthparts remain, leave alone as they will be expelled spontaneously. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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How do I get the redness out of a sunburn?

How do I get the redness out of a sunburn?

You can't: It is a burn, and will require 3-7 days for the reddness to lighten. Prevention is only real option, in future, use a sunblock. ...Read more

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How to get out of pimples?

How to get out of pimples?

Pimples vs acne: There may be a variety of causes at first need to be evaluated prior to recommending a blanket statement. Hormonal or food sensitivities may require medication. Otherwise good skin hygiene with possible use of antibiotics or anti-inflammatory agents as well as topical retinoids may be beneficial. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a blackhead and fever blister?

How to get rid of a blackhead and fever blister?

Valtrex/ extractor: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Extractor can be used for blackhead. ...Read more

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How to get swelling of a skin irritation to go down?

How to get swelling of a skin irritation to go down?

Cool compresses: simply just put wet tower, soaked with cool water, over the irritated area(s). It would calm down. Sometimes, Cortisone -10 might help. ...Read more

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How to remove the redness of a popped pimple?

How to remove the redness of a popped pimple?

Redness: When a pimple is popped, it causes inflammation which is seen as a red mark. This mark can last for many months in some cases. It will fade with time, but if you want to get rid of it quicker, the area can be treated with laser to remove the redness. ...Read more

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How can you get the infection out of a lobe?

How can you get the infection out of a lobe?

Lobe of what?: If you are referring to a lobe of a lung, resolution of the infection with antibiotics will generally result in the body resorbing the inflammatory exudates without permanent discernible damage. If you are referring to an earlobe, treatment with hot compresses and possibly antibiotics may be needed. If it is a lobe of another organ, be specific and reframe your question. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I most quickly get rid of a blister on your lip?

How can I most quickly get rid of a blister on your lip?

Some tips: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more

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How to get rid of a noes infection quick?

How to get rid of a noes infection quick?

Xylitol: Please see your doctor. Next, consider using Xlear, which contains Xylitol and is a natural sugar that breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. Nasal spray is called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called Spry. Pleasant tasting too! ...Read more

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How to get rid of a pimple and a scab. Fast?

How to get rid of a pimple and a scab. Fast?

No quick fix: If you're getting occasional pimples, something as simple as a nightly salicylic acid wash may keep them at bay. Once formed, there's no way to speed healing. ...Read more

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After a hangnail, how do you get rid of the swelling?

After a hangnail, how do you get rid of the swelling?

Treat: The infection. If infection is resolved, swelling will go down with time. ...Read more

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I picked a pimple. How can I get rid of the redness and swelling?

I picked a pimple. How can I get rid of the redness and swelling?

Leave it alone: Leave it alone. Just wash it as normal, don't put any chemicals on it (including acne cream or lotion). It will heal. ...Read more

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How to get rid of this pimple quick?

How to get rid of this pimple quick?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How to get rid of redness around this cut?

How to get rid of redness around this cut?

Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get infection come to surface of an boil?

How to get infection come to surface of an boil?

Warm packs: Warm packs are a way to bring a boil or abscess to the surface more. Avoid squeezing because that tends to cause trauma and push bacteria down further. ...Read more

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What should be done to get rid of the redness and a scar of a blackhead?

What should be done to get rid of the redness and a scar of a blackhead?

Topical agents: Try using some topical retinoids or azelaic acids to reduce the discoloration that can result from having acne. Hydroquinone may also be effective and is available in a lower strength other the counter. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a blood clot on the face?

How to get rid of a blood clot on the face?

Huh?: You'll need to describe your problem more clearly. Blood clots occur in large veins, which are not found on the face. Do you mean a bruise, or something else? A picture would be useful. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a tag in the viginal area?

How to get rid of a tag in the viginal area?

Skin tags...: ...Cannot be removed with medications, but your gynecologist or a dermatologist can snip it off for you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a star from under the eye quick?

How to get rid of a star from under the eye quick?

Star?: Is it on your eye lid or eyeball itself, to best treat this and answer your question i would need to see the spot. Any ophthalmologist can take care of this, you should get an appointment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimple redness?

How can I get rid of pimple redness?

Depends what cause i: If the cause is the medicine, benzoyl peroxide or tretinoin, they come in different formulations and strengths. Talk to your doc about it. If the lesions are infected then you qwill need antibiotics to deal with that. Speak to your doc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of redness in a popped pimple?

How can I get rid of redness in a popped pimple?

Leave it alone: If you hadn't popped the pimple in the first place it would be gone by now. I know how hard it is to leave pimples alone, but you'll be surprised how much less "angry" your face looks when you use your prescribed treatment and keep your hands off. I tell all my patients, "your face is not on strike, you don't have to pick it.". ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of pimple redness?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of redness left from pimple?

How do I get rid of redness left from pimple?

Redness from pimple: It is best to let it fade. Cosmetic make up can cover it. If it had to be treated it could be treated with a pulse dye laser. The most important thing is to see your dermatologist for therapy of the acne so that you won't continue to get lesions. ...Read more

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Any home remedies to get rid of pimple redness?

Any home remedies to get rid of pimple redness?

Yes, IPL, PDL, cream: Intense pulsed light, pulsed dye laser or anti redness lotion or cream from skinceuticals can help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i get rid of redness from a pimple?

Can you tell me how could i get rid of redness from a pimple?

Hyperpigmentation: The red spots may be Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation if the pimple has fully healed. This will likely improve over time (all scarring will lighten with time). There are treatments that can improve the appearance, including creams like hydroquinone, steroid creams and laser treatments like laser genesis. See a dermatologist or cosmetic physician to learn more about treatment options. ...Read more

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Using eyedrops to get rid of pimple redness, will this work?

Using eyedrops to get rid of pimple redness, will this work?

Probably not: Eyedrops are not formulated to penetrate the skin, so they are not likely going to be effective. See your dermatologist for proper medication. ...Read more

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I picked a pimple. How can I get rid of the redness and swelling?

Leave it alone: Leave it alone. Just wash it as normal, don't put any chemicals on it (including acne cream or lotion). It will heal. ...Read more

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How to get rid of redness where acne and pimples used to be?

How to get rid of redness where acne and pimples used to be?

Inflammation: If your acne/pimples were recent and they're just now going away after treatment, you may just still have some inflammation from your body trying to fight off the cause of the pimple in the first place...Bacteria. It may however be possible to use a topical steroid to reduce the inflammation, like Hydrocortisone which you can get over the counter. ...Read more

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I have pimples and lots of redness around them, what products could I use to get rid of it?

I have pimples and lots of redness around them, what products could I use to get rid of it?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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How to get redness out of pimple scars, or fresh skin?

How to get redness out of pimple scars, or fresh skin?

Acne Scars: There are a number of products that will help with scar redness: mederma and kelocote which are both otc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimple scars? How to reduce its redness

How can I get rid of pimple scars? How to reduce its redness

Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent. Having said that, there are ways to make them less noticeable. The first is time: scars mature over 6-18 months and don't assume their final form till then. Other methods are pressure, silicone sheeting, mederma, steroid injections or surgery. Surgery is a last resort for most scars, but many can be improved in this way if all else fails. ...Read more

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My pimples get really red and the redness doesn't go away, so I have to cover with lots of makeup what can I use to help?

My pimples get really red and the redness doesn't go away, so I have to cover with lots of makeup what can I use to help?

See a doctor : Sometimes extreme redness may seems suggest roseace rather than acne . Either case your will be able to decide best option. Some topical and oral antibiotics could be used. ...Read more

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Hello I am Akhil I am having some problems since yesterday I am having a pimple on my starting of hips they are a bit painful and got redness how to get rid off them?

Hello I am Akhil I am having some problems since yesterday I am having a pimple on my starting of hips they are a bit painful and got redness how to get rid off them?

Red hip pimple: May be eczema ( usually not painful) or infection- folliculitis/ abscess. You can try over the counter topical antibiotic like bacitracin and wash the area with hibiclens ( found in pharmacy). if it does not get better in next 24 hours MUST see doctor/urgent care to get it drained and for oral antibiotics f/u with doc. ...Read more

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Hour do I get rid of the redness around my pimple on my nose without using medications over night ?

Hour do I get rid of the redness around my pimple on my nose without using medications over night ?

Cover up: Although some lasers such as ipl may work that is probably excessive. Your best way to get rid of the redness is to conceal it. The redness is due to the inflammatory process which takes place over a 48-72 hour period. Salicylic acid may help but it is a medication and you do not want to use these per your request. ...Read more

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How to reduce redness of skin from acne ? I don't get much pimples, but just some enlarged pores, and red flushing predominantly on the cheeks.

Flushing: Flushing is usually associated with rosacea. Though there's no way to eliminate rosacea, effective treatment can relieve signs and symptoms. Most often this requires a combination of prescription treatments and certain lifestyle changes on your part. Topical medications include finacea, metro gel, sodium sulfacetamide , others and oral medication like oracea. ...Read more

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Ive had a brown pimple bump on inner thigh for a while, I get waxed and been told it was ingrown hair. I found his morning redness and swelling.

Ive had a brown pimple bump on inner thigh for a while, I get waxed and been told it was ingrown hair. I found his morning redness and swelling.

Skin infection: probably so if like a red hot boil , hair follicle infection[folliculitis], use warm wet washcloths for 5-10 min. 3-6x/day till comes to a head break open with needle or go to urgent care or dr. for lancing and culture , could be mrsa infection which usually is with any pus but if not getting better will need antibiotics , wash/scrub well daily with soap/water/washclioth ...Read more

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Pimples grew n uttocks leaving dark spots after redness looks terrible and staying for months. Cant get rid of them+ i wear 100% cotton undies. Help!

Pimples grew n uttocks leaving dark spots after redness looks terrible and staying for months. Cant get rid of them+ i wear 100% cotton undies. Help!

The good news: You are describing two different problems. Acne in the buttock area is not unusual. Tight, non breathable pant will make things worst. The darker pigmentation is a result of the healing process. Uv from the sun causes the red spot to heal with a darker look. Kind of like a tan. Sunlight will go though the weave in your cloths. Hydroquinione will bleach the color back to normal. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne redness quickly, maybe in 24 hours, the pimple is right on the middle of my nose?

How do I get rid of acne redness quickly, maybe in 24 hours, the pimple is right on the middle of my nose?

Acne: warm compresses to take down the irritation. Dont succumb to "popping" it. This can actually make it worse. In addition, use a good cleanser and some benzoyl peroxide preparation. ...Read more