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I recently developed a rash. What can I do to get rid of it quickly?

I recently developed a rash. What can I do to get rid of it quickly?

Hydrocortisone cream: Topical steroid creams quickly reduce the redness, itching, and inflammation from a rash. If the rash is weeping, then calamine lotion can be used to help dry it as well. Of course, if it turns out to be a fungus infection (ringworm), then Hydrocortisone would improve the itching, but not resolve the rash at all. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Can you actually get rid of cellulite? I've started to get it on my outer thigh, and i really want it to go. I was wondering if you can get rid of it or not?

Can you actually get rid of cellulite? I've started to get it on my outer thigh, and i really want it to go. I was wondering if you can get rid of it or not?

Butt/Thigh Cellulite: Cellulite on butt treatments. Endermologie gives minimal and temporary improvement in my experience for a treatment that would help to reduce your cellulite, there is a laser procedure called cellulaze that was recently approved by the fda last year. This treatment is proven to show better results after just one session. The outcome lasts one year or longer, but you may need follow up sessions depending on the results. ...Read more

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I have a big pimple for weeks now.How can I get rid of it the fastest possible way!please help.

I have a big pimple for weeks now.How can I get rid of it the fastest possible way!please help.

Pimple: Apply hot compresses to the pimple so that it comes to a head.When fluctuant see your doctor and he will be able to drain it. Antibiotics may also be needed. ...Read more

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I have a cold, and i really want to get rid of it. How can I cure it fast?

I have a cold, and i really want to get rid of it. How can I cure it fast?

Cures with time.: Colds are caused by viruses. There is no cure. Have to wait them out. But there are good medications that treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I am growing a beard but a rash has appeared. How do I get rid of the rash?

What to do if I am growing a beard but a rash has appeared. How do I get rid of the rash?

Seborrhoeic dermatit: You may have seborrheic dermatitis , which i sometimes called dandruff of the face. You can shampoo your beard with the dandruff shampoo and see if this helps. If it does not i would see your dermatologist who can prescribe a cortisone lotion. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a a sore on my foot, how to get rid of it.?

What to do if I have a a sore on my foot, how to get rid of it.?

Sore: Any sore on your foot should be evaluated professionally . There is the risk of infection , not to mention what caused the sore in the first place ( metabolic disease , circulation etc ) that would need to be treated as well . ...Read more

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What to do if I have a big zit and it's really noticeable. How can I get rid of this within 2 days?

What to do if I have a big zit and it's really noticeable. How can I get rid of this within 2 days?

Not in 2 days: 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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What to do if I have an itchy rash and want to know how I can get rid of it?

What to do 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 got tanned by swimming but now i want to get rid of it. Can you tell me a fast way to get rid of it in a week?

I got tanned by swimming but now i want to get rid of it. Can you tell me a fast way to get rid of it in a week?

Keep your tan: If you try to bleach it, you can disfigure yourself. Believe me, nobody cares. From now on, use a good sunscreen. And be glad you're swimming -- many people have stopped exercising as adults, and you should be proud you're still involved and active. ...Read more

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What to do if i got a small stye today. How can I get rid of it?

What to do if i got a small stye today. How can I get rid of it?

Warm compresses: Using warm compresses is the main treatment for styes, especially in the early stages (first few weeks). Warm a clean wash rag in fairly hot water and then ring it out (don't burn yourself) which cools it some. Place it over the closed eye for 5-10 minutes a few times a day. It the swelling or tenderness increases, this could be a sign of infection, and medication might be needed. ...Read more

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Is there something i can do to quickly get rid of a sore on my lip?

Is there something i can do to quickly get rid of a sore on my lip?

Week: Cold sores (also called fever blisters.) groups of fluid-filled blisters that often erupt around the lips and sometimes under the nose or around the chin. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and are very contagious. The initial infection (primary herpes) may be confused with a cold or flu and can cause painful lesions to erupt throughout the mouth. Once a person is infected wi. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a really uncomfortable bug bite. how can I get rid of it right away?

What to do if I have a really uncomfortable bug bite. how can I get rid of it right away?

Bug bites: The most effective thing I know for bug bites is a sliced onion. Slice the onion and rub it on the bug bite...even if it is a day later. It neutralizes the toxins and reduces swelling and itching. ...Read more

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I have gotten mono twice so far in college. What can I do to prevent it, and how can I get rid of it?

See below: Mono is caused by epstien barr virus. Typically you only get it once, but there are other viruses (CMV) that can give you very similar syptoms. Nothing you can do to get rid of it, but sufficient rest is probably your best preventative measure. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i had a rash and from looking it up i think I have razor burn. What can I do to quickly get rid of the razor burn?

What do you suggest if i had a rash and from looking it up i think I have razor burn. What can I do to quickly get rid of the razor burn?

Razor burn: 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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I have developed a weird pus-cum-blackhead type of pimple on my nose. please tell me what can I do to get rid of it overnight. It's really urgent.

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I have developed a weird pus-cum-blackhead type of pimple on my nose. please tell me what can I do to get rid of it overnight. It's really urgent.

No miracles . . .: Go see your Family Doc or Dermatologist. On rare occasions, s/he can lance boil & perhaps inject corticosteroid to minimize inflammation (although this isn't w/o risk). Bottom line, there's no pill to magically make it disappear overnight. Sorry! ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bug bite on my neck that has been there for awhile, what can I do to get rid of it?

What to do if I have a bug bite on my neck that has been there for awhile, what can I do to get rid of it?

Topical steroid : A prescription for a topical steroid ointment would help clear it more quickly. Taking an antihistamine can help with symptomatic relief. See your doctor for prescriptions. ...Read more

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I have persistent vaginal thrush, and a rash that will not go down. How can I get rid of it?

I have persistent vaginal thrush, and a rash that will not go down. How can I get rid of it?

Extended treatment: You may need a longer course of diflucan make sure you do not have diabetes do drink alcohol or eat a lot of carbs until it is cured. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a yeast infection from antibiotics? How do I get rid of the severe itch?

How can I tell if I have a yeast infection from antibiotics? How do I get rid of the severe itch?

Itch and discharge: Yeast infection causes itching and vaginal discharge and sometime pain and burning when passing urine or have sex .Some have thick lumpy white discharge.It is common side effect of antibiotics you can get over the counter vaginal creams to get rid of the infection or prescription anti fungal tablets. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more