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Best way to remove dead skin from feet and heels?

Best way to remove dead skin from feet and heels?

Exfoliate : Lactic acid, salicylic acid, and urea containing creams will peel and smooth the skin. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can you remove dead skin cells from face?

How can you remove dead skin cells from face?

Exfoliation: Gentle exfoliation with a commercially available facial scrub, or use of a facial brush like the clarisonic. ...Read more

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Will removing dead skin leave scars?

Will removing dead skin leave scars?

Usually, yes.: But the depth of the dead tissue is the important factor. Superficial thickness burns, for example, do not leave scars (when properly cared for). Deeper thickness blistering burns can require skin grafts or heal like freddie kruger's face! full thickness loss require excision, and flap or graft reconstruction. Both leave scars, but plastic surgeons know how to minimize these! ...Read more

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How to safely remove dead skin cells off of face?

How to safely remove dead skin cells off of face?

Dead skin cells: Used and recommended by spas and dermatologists, clarisonic sonic skin cleansing systems use a patented sonic frequency of more than 300 movements per second to gently, yet thoroughly remove 6x more makeup and 2x more dirt and oil than cleansing with your hands alone. ...Read more

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How can I remove dead skin cells from my face and body?

How can I remove dead skin cells from my face and body?

Information: The skin relaces the surface cells almost every day wthout us knowing about it. Simpley showering or bathing usually works the best. ...Read more

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The skin in-between my toes itches. The skin grows dies and can be peeled off. Underneath the dead skin is new skin that is very white and itches.?

The skin in-between my toes itches. The skin grows dies and can be peeled off. Underneath the dead skin is new skin that is very white and itches.?

This can be : Due to either a fungus or a bacteria. The key is do not pull at any of the peeling skin as this could cauase a bad infection. You can try a topical antifungal agent. If using creams better to use them at night so as when you walk it does not cause skin chafing. Betadine solution painted with a q tip is another option. ...Read more

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Will removing hair from the genital area helps in removing pubic lice and thereby prevent itching?

Will removing hair from the genital area helps in removing pubic lice and thereby prevent itching?

Pubic Lice: A lice-killing lotion containing 1% Permethrin or a mousse containing pyrethrins and piperonyl butoxide can be used to treat pubic ("crab") lice. These products are available over-the-counter without a prescription at a local drug store or pharmacy. These medications are safe and effective when used exactly according to the instructions in the package or on the label. ...Read more

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How to remove dead cell caused by wound in face?

How to remove dead cell caused by wound in face?

Dead Cell???: Can you be more descriptive of what you mean by a 'dead cell'? If you're asking about wound healing, dead cells are eventually sloughed as the healing process occurs. ...Read more

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Dead skin from huge blisters on my feet! been cutting the dead skin away help! when i get out of the shower the skin back there is white and so ugly?

Blister: When ever you have a blister do not remove the overlying skin. It acts as a productive barrier. Need to find out what is causing the blisters. ...Read more

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Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?

Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?

Depends...: ...On how deep the wrinkles are. Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that lessens *small* wrinkles, surface discoloration, and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. It works, if your expectations are realistic, and if you have it done by someone with the proper skills, i.e. Not some nurse's assistant in a spa. ...Read more

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Is the skin on the elbow dead skin?

Is the skin on the elbow dead skin?

Dead skin: There is live skin on the elbow and there is a variable amount of skin that is dead. ...Read more

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How to remove scab from removing black heads from nose quickly?

How to remove scab from removing black heads from nose quickly?

SCAB FROM BLACKHEADS: THERE IS NO QUICK WAY . . . UNLESS YOU WANT A WHOLE BUNCH OF SCARS! WASH 2 or 3 TIMES DAILY AND THE SCABS WILL COME OFF BY THEMSELVES. ...Read more

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Would biting the dead skin off of my lips really cause cancer?

Would biting the dead skin off of my lips really cause cancer?

Theoretically it may: Any repeated trauma can be associated with cancer. Any time the body has to make new cells, there is the chance that it will make a mistake in copying the dna, which in turn could lead to cancer. Lip cancer is much more commonly associated with repeated sunburns, though. So if you are worried about cancer, use a sunscreen chapstick. ...Read more

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Which skin infection causes white/yellow biofilm looking secretions from scalp, and skin? (animal contagious, survives on household items)

Which skin infection causes white/yellow biofilm looking secretions from scalp, and skin? (animal contagious, survives on household items)

Odd question: I'm not sure I understand exactly what you mean when you say "animal contagiou?" Do you mean that the infection can be passed from humans to animals or vice versa? And which household items does this infection exist on? What is the clinical associated with your question? Do you have a picture you can upload? Send to: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Best way to remove dead skin from feet and heels?

Exfoliate : Lactic acid, salicylic acid, and urea containing creams will peel and smooth the skin. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How to know if something is athletes foot or just dead skin?

How to know if something is athletes foot or just dead skin?

See physician: A Podiatrist or Dermatlogist should be able to diagnose and treat a simple case. Sometimes a fungal culture or submiting a sample of affected skin may be needed. Is there any redness or itching, peeling present. This is often associated with fungus: especially if your feet sweat a lot or do not get enough air. ...Read more

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Dead skin on feet, and lotion doesn't help it go away?

Try amlactin: Amlactin is not only a moisturizer but has exfoliative properties as well. Give this a try. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dead skin on your feet?

How to get rid of dead skin on your feet?

One method: Is gentle use of a pumice stone. ...Read more

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Athletes foot or just dead skin, how can I tell?

Athletes foot or just dead skin, how can I tell?

Athletes foot : Is usually scaly skin if you look closely many times there is a ring or small circle with the center missing. Dead skin is a callous and is hardened skin... ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat the dead skin on my foot?

Is on the heels: Moisturize it at night time. Use Pumice stone or Emory board in the shower and then moisturize again before putting shoes and socks on. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dry dead feet skin?

How can I get rid of dry dead feet skin?

First, find out why: Your feet are not smooth and soft. Are they dry. Is there peeling or cracking? Treatment will depend on this. May be as simple as a moisterizing cream or may need a prescription. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of rough & dead skin on your feet?

Urea cream: Urea cream (like Aqua Care or Carmol 20 ) can be used to soften hard skin to allow it to be shed. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me some good ways to get rid off dead skin on feet?

See below: Wear supportive shoes and keep feet hydrated with cream/moisturizers is a start. However, best to see podiatrist to determine cause and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good way to remove dead, hard, skin from feet (and keep it from coming back)?

What is a good way to remove dead, hard, skin from feet (and keep it from coming back)?

Urea cream: Urea cream (like Aqua Care or Carmol 20 ) can be used to soften hard skin to allow it to be shed. ...Read more

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Is ammonium lactate lotion good for dead skin on feet?

Is ammonium lactate lotion good for dead skin on feet?

Maybe: This product can be used to soften hard, rough skin. With soaking and gentle abrasion the dry, rough skin of the feet can be made more supple. ...Read more

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I burned the bottom of my foot 2 weeks ago. It blistered and the top skin layer is dead but is still connected to the lower layers. Care instructions?

Avoid infection : Soaking in warm water a couple of times a day then gently dry it, and wait. It takes time to heal especially in plantar because the skin is thicker and has pressure on whenever you stand or walk. ...Read more

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Started as a black dot in my foot, has now grown to a hole of dead skin. Very painful to step on, especially barefoot. splinter or worse?

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See doctor: This require a direct examination for a diagnosis followed by the appropriate treatment. There is no way we can provide you even a guess on what may be the cause. Need to see doctor soon before something more serious occurs. ...Read more

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My heels/side of my feet are a really really dark color i scrape & peel off the dead skin/callous nothing works it started since i been wearing hills.

Wearing high heels: If wearing shoes, especially womens dress heels barefooted, you can create a lot of friction from motion of feet in shoes. If you wear hosiery it will likely help. Also, daily footcare using exfoliating creams/soaps/lotions and/or pumice stonehi can help remove surface layers of builtup callus and keep skin soft and more elastic. ...Read more

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After I played football one day, there was this dead skin on my feet and it hasn't gone ever since. It pains when I squeeze it. Is it something inside?

Unlikely: If your foot was normal before playing football, and depending on your shoes/socks, you may have developed a callus in response to the pressure and friction. The callus is difficult to cure because you continue to walk on it, continuing the pressure problem. Try a pumice stone. Second, you may develop a plantar wart. That is problem for a dermatologist. ...Read more

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So i've heard that listerine plus vinegar plus warm water on feet for 10 minutes can make dead skin off, but is there a bad thing that it could maybe do?

So i've heard that listerine plus vinegar plus warm water on feet for 10 minutes can make dead skin off, but is there a bad thing that it could maybe do?

Not really: I did a search on web and didn't really find any testimonials as to the success of this mixture other than statements of it feeling good. I believe that it may vary from person to person, the source of the dead skin and the duration. If in doubt, i would check with a dr. Or a holistic practitioner. ...Read more

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I stepped on a dead animal and i have a broken skin in my feet am i at risk of rabies even if i just got a booster a few days ago?

I stepped on a dead animal and i have a broken skin in my feet am i at risk of rabies even if i just got a booster a few days ago?

Rabies: Per the Centers for Disease Control: The most common mode of rabies virus transmission is through the bite and virus-containing saliva of an infected host. Though transmission has been rarely documented via other routes such as contamination of mucous membranes (i.e., eyes, nose, mouth), aerosol transmission, and corneal transplants.

Source (HealthTap): https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/rabies-from-stepping-on-dead-bat#ixzz5EwYBM9SA ...Read more