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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

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What is a great home remedy for skin breakouts?

What is a great home remedy for skin breakouts?

Home remedy acne: Home remedies include: tea tree oil, honey, witch hazel, apple cider vinegar, aloe vera, baking soda, and pepto-bismol. The bacteria that cause acne are very sensitive to bismuth. ...Read more

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Is it any remedies or skin itching? What treatment should I use?

Is it any remedies or skin itching? What treatment should I use?

Dry skin: Most itchy skin is secondary to dry skin. Worhtwhille lotions to try are lubiderm or eucerin. If the symptoms do not improve see your physician. ...Read more

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Hi there what is the best remedy for skin rashes? It reccur every now and then, it will dry for a while after a few days there will b a tiny bump.

Hi there what is the best remedy for skin rashes? It reccur every now and then, it will dry for a while after a few days there will b a tiny bump.

Atopic dermatitis: Skin condition with xerosis and itchiness and recurrence sort of points to eczema / adopy! Mild steroids / tons of moisturizers and hygiene seem to do the trick! Warm regards to ya! ...Read more

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Is it any remedies or skin itching? What treatment should I use or antibiotics?

Is it any remedies or skin itching? What treatment should I use or antibiotics?

Basic skin care: Dry skin is the most common cause of chronic itching and people often associate itching with being dirty etc...As a result, they clean the skin too much--soaps, scrubbing, frequent hot showers/baths, all of which can make the itching worse. So, minimize hot showers, harsh-soap, and use of skin moisturizer 2-3x/day, especially right after showering. If not better, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the optimal natural remedy for skin fungus of the leg?

What's the optimal natural remedy for skin fungus of the leg?

Depends on type...: The skin can become infected with several different types of fungus. One common type of fungal infection is called tinea versicolor. This can be treated by washing regularly with over the counter shampoos that contain selenium sulfide (certain type of "dandruff" shampoos). Hope that this helps! ...Read more

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Any great home remedies for skin boils?

Any great home remedies for skin boils?

Boils: Warm soaks or compresses with a wash cloth may help reduce inflammation. If the condition worsens see a dermatologist for treatment since a bacterial infection could be serious. ...Read more

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Can you tell me of any remedies for skin darkening due to shaving?

Talk with your dr.: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. ...Read more

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What can I do to deal with rashes from lupus? Are there any good remedies for skin rashes caused by lupus?

What can I do to deal with rashes from lupus? Are there any good remedies for skin rashes caused by lupus?

Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine): Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 200 to 400 mg daily is often effective in treating and preventing lupus skin rash. Ask your doctor about the potential side effects and benefits. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are remedies for skin allergies got from drinking vodka?

Could you tell me what are remedies for skin allergies got from drinking vodka?

Alcohol consumption: Beside not drinking vodka? What are the skin lesions that you have? Do you get hives or just generalized flushing? Generalized flushing is seen in person with alcohol dehydrogenase deficiency. There are no treatment for it except avoid drinking alcohol. Alcoholic drinks have many other ingredients in it beside alcohol too and you can develop sensitivities to any of those ingredients. ...Read more

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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

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Please advise what is a good home remedy to brighten skin?

Please advise what is a good home remedy to brighten skin?

Neat and clean with: A pleasant disposition is the way to go. That will bring more light to our world than a lighter face. Please don't measure your self-worth by skin color. One day your opinion may reverse and you may want to darken your face. I respect the fact that you are a young and healthy and want to look attractive but who you are and what you do is the real attraction. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Best remedy for sunburn skin discoloration?

Best remedy for sunburn skin discoloration?

Sunblock/BBL therapy: Sun burn discoloration can be a pink or brown color and if you use sunblock over a few weeks to months, it will settle. If not settling then there were likely other problems like infection that may have prolonged the inflammation. Rarely, broad based light (bbl) treatments may be needed to lighten the area. ...Read more

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Hi doc. Is there any remedy for whitening skin except beauty creams?

Hi doc. Is there any remedy for whitening skin except beauty creams?

Define "whitening".: Is your skin whitening all over, or in patches? How long has it been happening? Or do you mean your skin is dark and you want to lighten it? More info, please. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for a skin abscess?

Abscess: If it is an actual abscess it should be surgically drained. However, moist heat may help to localize it in the meantime. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a natural remedy for oily skin?

Oily skin: A dermatologist would be the best doc to answer this. From a natural medicine point of view, avoid transfats, oily foods, skin products that contain oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Tried and true home remedy to treat skin fungal infection?

Tried and true home remedy to treat skin fungal infection?

Clove oil, tea tree o: Clove oil, tea tree oil, raw garlic, chamomile tea bags directly on the affected area all above have been tried with some success. But if the infection recuurs or does not clear you should consult doctor. ...Read more