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I. Got sunburned I would like to know what I can do for it not to be so red or relief pain. Also if there is a way for my skin not to peel off?

I. Got sunburned I would like to know what I can do for it not to be so red or relief pain. Also if there is a way for my skin not to peel off?

Sunburn relief!: Here some measures that may provide some relief from sunburn: •Use cool cloths on sunburned areas. •Take frequent cool showers or baths. •Apply soothing lotions that contain aloe vera to sunburned areas. Topical steroids (such as 1% hydrocortisone cream) may also help with sunburn pain and swelling. ...Read more

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Why when you shave your public area do you get a red rash and get really itchy? How can help stop this so you can have a freshy public area

Why when you shave your public area do you get a red rash and get really itchy? How can help stop this so you can have a freshy public area

Shaving irritation : Its easy to get tiny cuts when you shave your private area. These cuts can then get inflamed and infected with bacteria or fungus that normally lives skin surface but now made their way beneath the surface layer. This causes your body to respond , hence the redness/ itch. Try avoid shaving too close to the skin or consider leaving this area alone as is. Take care! ...Read more

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Need help I have a bad pad rash and i want to know what over-the-counter brands at stores can I buy to treat it and make it better and go away?

Need help I have a bad pad rash and i want to know what over-the-counter brands at stores can I buy to treat it and make it better and go away?

Rash: You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream, or cortisol 1% cream. If this does not work consult the pharmacist at the store. Or see you physician if it doesn't get any better. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an anal rash.what can I use to heal it?

What to do if I have an anal rash.what can I use to heal it?

Keep clean: Try sitz baths, Tuck's pads (witch hazel) and mild OTC steroid cream. If no better in 5-7 days, see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a rash on my shoulder and wondered if this cream will help if it is shingles?

What to do if I have a rash on my shoulder and wondered if this cream will help if it is shingles?

No cure 4 shingles: There is no cure for shingles, but treatment with prescription for antiviral drugs can speed healing and reduce risk of complications, like postherpetic neuralgia. Gabapentin and local anesthetics are also very useful for pain relive. Talk to your PCP for more information. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a tooth infection and need something for it what can I get over the counter to help with it?

I have a tooth infection and need something for it what can I get over the counter to help with it?

NSAID's: OTC pain meds will help with your discomfort. You need dental care, not meds. There is no medication available that will restore or treat your decayed tooth. Seek immediate care and feel better soon... ...Read more

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What should I do about this fungus? I'm using a colloidal oatmeal bath and an anti-fungal liquid spray to treat what i believe is athletes foot that i may have spread, by itching, to my arms, legs, hands, and a few other places. How can I tell if this is

What should I do about this fungus? I'm using a colloidal oatmeal bath and an anti-fungal liquid spray to treat what i believe is athletes foot that i may have spread, by itching, to my arms, legs, hands, and a few other places. How can I tell if this is

The : The answer is simple. If you are self treating with no results and you want to know if it really is a fungal infection, then you need to see your primary care doctor or a dermatologist. A diagnosis can be made and appropriate treatment can be started. All the best. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my eczema is really bad and every cream I try burns or doesn't work, what cani try that will work?

What do you suggest if my eczema is really bad and every cream I try burns or doesn't work, what cani try that will work?

See specialist: For refractory eczema there are various treatment that you might not have tried that could improve your symptoms. Higher dose topical corticosteroid ointments, better skin hygiene, more frequent moisturization, chlorine baths, wet wraps, phototherapy, oral antibiotics, calcium/vitamin D supplementation, or more aggressive systemic medications like anti-inflammatories or immune-modulators. ...Read more

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Is it common to have an itchy bellybutton? If so, what can I do to make it better?

Is it common to have an itchy bellybutton? If so, what can I do to make it better?

Yes: It is common, especially as the skin over the belly button stretches. You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or use Hydrocortisone cream on it to ease the itch if would like. ...Read more

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I have painful acne and am wondering what I can do in the meantime to manage it until I see a dermatologist. ?

I have painful acne and am wondering what I can do in the meantime to manage it until I see a dermatologist. ?

Aesthetician : Find a certified aesthetician in your area and talk to her about available treatments options she has. Use a benzoyl peroxide scrub and topical cream. Look up information on acne written by Dr. James Fulton. He was a pioneer in acne treatment and wrote several books. ...Read more

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I have a really bad sore thoat, and I would like to know the best way to soothe and heal it. Any suggestions?

I have a really bad sore thoat, and I would like to know the best way to soothe and heal it. Any suggestions?

Pharyngitis: Sore throat has different causes, and treatment depends on the cause.Sore throat due to infection can respond to antibiotics(if indicated)/nsaids; due to acid reflux to anti-acid medications; due to post nasal drip to nasal irrigation (search healthtap for "netipot") or treatment of underlying allergies/sinus problems causing the post nasal drip.My wife likes to take herbal tea with lemon and honey. ...Read more

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What is a good way to check if I have appendicitis and what can I do to help it?

What is a good way to check if I have appendicitis and what can I do to help it?

Only a careful: Exam by a doctor will tell you. And sometimes even a doctor needs imaging tests such as ct scan to tell for sure. Get to ed asap, because you might need emergency surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if I have used corn remover pad and liquid but it didn't help. Can yo recommend anything?

What to do if I have used corn remover pad and liquid but it didn't help. Can yo recommend anything?

See a podiatrist: The corn/callus is your skin's way of protecting itself from where there is pressure. If you don't get rid of what is causing the pressure, the corn/callus will reoccur. This can be done with accommodative padding and orthotics. There are stronger rx medication available to remove the corn/calluses. Also, corns/calluses can mimic other lesions; go see the doc. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have an itchy rash and want to know how i can get rid of it?

What do you suggest if I have an itchy rash and want to know how i can get rid of it?

Allergy: Could be allergic or a contact like poison ivy. Don't scratch it that may lead to infection. Think if you put on anything , ate anything or contacted any allergen . Gardening? Steroid anti itch cream is a start if continues see a dermatologist ...Read more

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I have very dry feet that often crack and peel. What steps should i take to fix this condition? Do i need to see a doctor? Can i treat it myself?

I have very dry feet that often crack and peel. What steps should i take to fix this condition? Do i need to see a doctor? Can i treat it myself?

Creams will help: Dry, thickened, cracked heel skin and foot skin may or may not have some athlete's foot fungus in it. Some people try Lotrimin (clotrimazole) AF cream 2-3 times a day for a couple of weeks, and then switch to a non-medicated cream such as CeraVe, Cetaphil, or Eucerin. If not much improvement, a primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate and offer more recommendations. ...Read more