Top
10
Doctor insights on: Remedies For Inflamed Skin

Share
1

1
Left an ice pack too long on my skin, now skin is ice burned. Skin went from cold/stiff, to red/slightly swollen skin. How do I remedy?

Left an ice pack too long on my skin, now skin is ice burned. Skin went from cold/stiff, to red/slightly swollen skin. How do I remedy?

Urgent care or ER: If the area was white, cold and stiff or hard and if it then becomes red and swollen as it warms, you need to seek professional medical assistance. Usually the area will form blisters and permanent "bruising" or skin discoloration, which indicates long-term damage and possible destruction of blood vessels. Get it seen asap. Good luck! ...Read more

2

2
Itchy and inflamed areas of skin. Fungal treatment had no effect. Currently moisturising, taking anti histamines for the itch. Anything better?

Itchy and inflamed areas of skin. Fungal treatment had no effect. Currently moisturising, taking anti histamines for the itch. Anything better?

Need examination: Skin problems can have many causes. Make an appointment with your family doctor or dermatologist to get a history, examination and treatment. ...Read more

3

3
What is a good remedy for burned skin?

What is a good remedy for burned skin?

See your doctor: Second and third degree burns are serious and require medical care to prevent scarring, discoloration and texture changes. See your doctor for help with this. Use ice immediately after any burn and go to the nearest facility if it is affecting part of your body to include you face, neck, chest, trunk, abdomen , arms or legs. ...Read more

4

4
Its been 20 days now, and my facial skin has got small white patches around it. I don't understand it.What is the remedy to cure it?

Its been 20 days now, and my facial skin has got small white patches around it. I don't understand it.What is the remedy to cure it?

Moisturizer: Pityriais alba is just an eczema, dry skin condition. You should moisturize with (cetaphil, cerave) daily to see if they will go away and suncreen daily. Another skin condition is tinea versicolor. Is it just on your face or elsewhere on your body? ...Read more

5

5
What would be appropriate remedy for corns growing on the skin?

Good shoes: It's important to treat corns by prevented them. Corns are caused mainly by pressure and friction. If you shoe if not fitting right or rubbing on a area of your toe constantly, then a corn will grow. Make sure it really is a corn by visiting a podiatrist because it may be a wart (virus). Use a mild corn remover with salicylic acid or urea based cream to soften the corn then use a pumma stone. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

Hmm: Is it a callus or a mole? I'd get checked to confirm what is is as dark spots can be suspicious for skin cancer and other things. Please see your doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

8

8
What is the best remedy for severe dry skin?

What is the best remedy for severe dry skin?

Dry skin: The very best remedy for dry skin is as follows. Sit in the bathtub for 30 - 60 minutes (no soap) then get out, dry off, wait 15 minutes and apply aquaphor ointment (or vaseline) all over body. This works because the water soaks into the skin and when the skin surface is dry the ointment will seal the moisture in. Do this daily. ...Read more

9

9
Anyone know what is a remedy for opening the pores of your skin?

Why?: It is not always beneficial to open the pores of your skin. Prescription creams such as tretinoin and tazarotene can do this as well as a glycolic or salicylic acid peel. ...Read more

10

10
Any home remedy for skin tags?

Any home remedy for skin tags?

How brave are you?: I have heard of people tying a thread around the base or using nail clippers (sterilized with alcohol first, of course). Better yet, just go see your local plastic surgeon or dermatologist and have him/her remove them for you. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers