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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