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Here are some...: Based on what we know about Fordyce's spots - ectopic sebaceous glands, the likelihood to reduce them is virtually impossible. To soothe your curiosity, you may try such with care for not hurting yourself. Nowadays, answer for anything can be sought and found online with no scientific proof so to serve the demand of political correctness and commercialism. ...Read more
Get a real Rx: I'm really sorry it's reached the point that you're asking about removing scars with a remedy that probably won't work. If you'd been treated in a timely way with scientific medication, you wouldn't have scars. If benzoyl peroxide has failed after two weeks, make your own appointment with a scientific physician. We can treat you effectively & rid you of a major personal and professional liability. ...Read more
Need more info: Pain where? How much fever? Other symptoms? If you have had urinary tract infections in the past or think you may be having one now, please see a doctor. The color of your urine probably has no significance, but testing of it for white blood cell, blood, organisms, etc. May help to tell what is going on. Good luck. ...Read more
Probably not: Benzoil peroxide which can be purchase w/o a prescription is the way to start with acne. After a few weeks of that you may want to see your family doctor for more help. Lemon juice isn't known to help at all - in fact, it may make your skin make more oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BAd Idea: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. No irritating alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, vinergar and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more
Rash: like hard small sweat bumps without pus on forehead, not sweating? Used antibiotics, corn starch, salicylic, bak soda. Burn/tingle sensation?
Forehead bumps: There are about as many causes of the bumps you describe as there are patients that have them! it's impossible to tell you what these are, whether they are or oil gland-caused or they are growths of some kind but you need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
2 pink bumps after shaving labia majora, painless, not itchy. I picked them open, held apple cider vinegar on, burnt skin leaving a pink crater, help!
See Dr.: Your first mistake was"picking them open." the second mistake was trying to treat them yourself with apple cider vinegar. At this point, you need to see a gyn dr. Or a dermatologist for an official/professional evaluation of the area to get treated properly, with what may or may not include rx medications. Good luck. ...Read more
After eating fried chips fried small sized cod and small sized chicken sausages fried in oil. Theses big red itchy bumps just popped up on my skin.
Allergic reaction: You are probably allergic to something in the food you ate. Check to see which of the foods you ate for the first time or that you have reacted to in the past. Delete this from your diet. If the reaction gets worse of you notice any other symptoms ,seek immediate medical care. ...Read more
No: It's ok to drink orange juice but if you mean that you're drinking it as a treatment, the answer is you should get checked by an ENT to see why they're swollen. ...Read more
I applied cream containing lemon juice on pubic area, in less than 24 hr red slightly raised bumps appeared associated with itching ?
WHY: in the world are you using lemon juice on your skin ANYWHERE??? At any rate its important to know that it does NOT "lighten" skin and it is an ACID ...CITRIC ACID and you more likely than not irritated the skin and hair follicles causing a chemical FOLLICULITIS!! Try using a calming lotion ( eg Calamine) and quit using the lemon juice cream! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
No: At best, these are adjuncts. Your mainstay of treatment is over-the-counter topical benzoyl peroxide. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician who may add a topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic or some other agent. All acne can be managed nowadays and you deserve the benefits of 21st-century treatment. ...Read more
Allergy: Are you truly allergic? What are your symptoms? Maybe it is an additive in the "type" of grape juice you are drinking. Have you tried juicing white and purple grapes yourself and still had the same problem? If "yes" to all of the above, then it is likely a component of the tannin in the grape skin you are reacting to. ...Read more