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At 16 how do I get rid of acne home remedy?

At 16 how do I get rid of acne home remedy?

Get a real Rx: You deserve 21st centjry treatment. Being 16 years old is hard enough. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, I add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have scars on my body after an insect bites. Black dark scars what should I do to get rid of this? Home remedies.?

I have scars on my body after an insect bites. Black dark scars what should I do to get rid of this? Home remedies.?

Scars;VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. ...Read more

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Need ways to get rid of acne home remedies especially?

Need ways to get rid of acne home remedies especially?

Why not real Rx?: Even in today's insane health-care system, you can get something that works. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, I add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ick. I want to get rid of pimples home remedies?

Ick. I want to get rid of pimples home remedies?

Some: Try a benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid cream/wash (one each) consider a clarisonic brush to cleans do not scrub. If not controlled need rx meds- would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of pimples home remedies preferred?

Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of pimples home remedies preferred?

Reality check: When speaking of your face experimenting with home remedies may not get you the look you would want others to see. Reprioritize your way of thinking about the skin on your face because it is the first thing others see. Using salicylic acid face wash with a face brush is a start for your skin health and if this does not keep it under control check with your doctor for a topical prescription ...Read more

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Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne home remedies and creams preferred?

Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne home remedies and creams preferred?

Why not a real Rx?: You can get something that actually works even in our crazy healthcare sytem. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, I add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sore throat is viral and very hard to get rid of. Any home remedies?

What to do if I have a sore throat is viral and very hard to get rid of. Any home remedies?

2 options: Make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve throat pain.
Consider adding 2 tsp of slippery elm bark to 1 cup of hot water (steep for at least 5 minutes in a covered teapot). Drink this as needed to relieve pain or a few times per day. Slippery elm bark lozenges are helpful. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of hives with home remedies?

What can I do to get rid of hives with home remedies?

See a dermatologist: There are no home remedies for hives. There are several kinds of hives. You need to first define the condition. Most people who experience hives daily for 6 weeks have chronic urticaria which is not an allergy. Do you take Aspirin or any meds? Antihistamines such as zyrtec (cetirizine) (get the generic) may be used at double or triple dose to control it. It is likely to persist for months to years. See if yo. ...Read more

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Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis I guess I have it how should I get rid of it any home remedies or any natural ways. Pls help me out?

Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis I guess I have it how should I get rid of it any home remedies or any natural ways. Pls help me out?

See below: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How did you get rid of lice with home remedies?

How did you get rid of lice with home remedies?

Lice remedies: Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, petroleum jelly, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of ringworm using home remedies?

How do you get rid of ringworm using home remedies?

Home remedy: One home remedy for treating ringworm is to rub the affected area of skin with a slice of lime dipped in salt (over the pulpy portion). Rub in & follow by rinsing. I can not speak to effectiveness of this approach. ...Read more

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Tell me how 2 get rid of acne with home remedies?

Tell me how 2 get rid of acne with home remedies?

Get a real Rx: You deserve treatment. The non-rx benzoyl peroxide's a start. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, I add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne with home remedies first?

Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne with home remedies first?

Why not a real Rx?: You deserve treatment. The only otc that works is benzoyl peroxide. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, I add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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I got a food allergy and I was wondering what I can do to get rid of them like. Home remedies or other treatments like creams?

I got a food allergy and I was wondering what I can do to get rid of them like. Home remedies or other treatments like creams?

Food allergies: Food allergy is a sticky subject, with different doctors having different tests, giving you different opinions. There is no perfect test. But no, there are no creams or home remedies that I am aware of. The treatment is avoidance of the offending food, with injectable Epinephrine if you have a history of anaphylaxis after eating a particular food. ...Read more

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Pimple on cheek for around 8 months. Now it's flat, dry, and super red. How to get rid of it? Any home remedies that you can easily find in your house?

Pimple on cheek for around 8 months. Now it's flat, dry, and super red. How to get rid of it? Any home remedies that you can easily find in your house?

This needs medical: Care, not home remedies. How do you know that the 8 month lesion is not a skin cancer? Even your doctor does not have microscopic vision--a biopsy may well be warranted. If it's truly benign, then any "pimple" that persists 8 months needs surgical drainage and the cyst sac removed or else it will simply come back. Some say that patients who treat themselves have a fool for both doctor and patient. ...Read more

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I keep getting pimples but under my skin and they hurt really bad. Anything I can do to get rid of them. Any home remedies?

Serious Rx: The 'home' / 'pop' remedies like pepper or lemon juice are cruel pranks. Get a tube of benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid and use them faithfully once or twice daily as you can tolerate. If you're not better in two weeks, get with your physician. Acne can be managed today. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a zit I need to get rid of fast! Any home remedies or suggestions in skin/acne treating products?

What do you suggest if I have a zit I need to get rid of fast! Any home remedies or suggestions in skin/acne treating products?

Won't happen: There's no quick fix. Ask somebody who knows cosmetics about covering it up. If you have mild acne, you can probably keep small outbreaks like this under control with a salicylic acid wash or topical benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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I have granuloma annulare on my thumb and elbow. My dermatologist says there isn't much that can be done to get rid of it. Any home remedies?

Treatment: Has your dermatologist used intralesional steroids? Are you on topical steroids, topical taclonex? Are you near a university center? The dermatologist there may be able to help you. ...Read more

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What can u do or home remedy to rid fluid out of body?

What can u do or home remedy to rid fluid out of body?

This won't replace: Medical treatment. If you have marked fluid retention then medical eval is warranted. However, sipping a cup of green teas 3 times a day has diuretic properties. ...Read more

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Which is the quickest home remedy that you know of to get rid of a cold?

Which is the quickest home remedy that you know of to get rid of a cold?

Symptom relief: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy to get rid of colic?

Is there a home remedy to get rid of colic?

Gripe Water: Gripe water is available over the counter, very popular in great britain and available in the usa. This works for many infants. Also check out the book and video, "the best baby on the block." I for got the peds doctor who was the author but that has great tips for soothing a baby. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy to get rid of a black boil?

Is there a home remedy to get rid of a black boil?

Blackhead or boil?: If you have a blackhead, there are any number of cosmetic products that claim to help remove them. If you have a boil, warm compresses (don't burn yourself!) may be applied to focus your body's immune system on it. Draw a circle around periphery of boil. If boil expands beyond circle, then go see doc to get it drained. Or go see doc if pain increases beyond what can be managed w/OTC pain relief. ...Read more

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Is there a good home remedy ways to get rid of corns.?

Is there a good home remedy ways to get rid of corns.?

Callus: A callus can be normal due to increase pressure. You can try using moisturizer cream to your feet after drying them from a shower/bath, you can try an over the counter pumice stone as well to help soften and get rid of the hardened skin. If you are diabetic or if there is still pain a referral to a podiatrist may help! ...Read more

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What's a natural at home remedy to get rid of stretch marks?

What's a natural at home remedy to get rid of stretch marks?

Refer to topic: There is a great list of answers from many doctors on healthtap who have answered this in the past. Here you will see a variety of options and opinions from the many healthtap doctors who have addressed this issue:
https://www. Healthtap. Com/#topics/stretch-marks. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy to get rid of left-over impetigo marks from a child's body?

Is there any home remedy to get rid of left-over impetigo marks from a child's body?

Urea: Urea cream will slowly peel away top layer of skin to lighten post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. 40 per cent is available by prescription but 20 per cent is over the counter. ...Read more

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What's a home remedy to get rid of bv?

What's a home remedy to get rid of bv?

A couple: I've had patients tell me a few homeopathic remedies. One patient told me she put plain yogurt on an OB tampon and put it in the vagina. She swore it cured every time. I've head of home made vinegar douches as well. There are vaginal probiotics (luvena is an example) that patients are using as well. The idea being to re-populate the vagina with lactobaccilli to overwhelm the BV bacteria. ...Read more

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Any home remedy to get rid of blackheads?

Any home remedy to get rid of blackheads?

Blackheads: Applying a combination of one teaspoon of coriander juice and half a teaspoon of turmeric powder is one of the most successful natural home remedies for blackheads and pimples on. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a home remedy to get rid of scars?

Anyone know what is a home remedy to get rid of scars?

Excellent wound care: Good home remedy of a scar begns with excellent and meticulous care of the initial wound causing the scar. In general. Clean, moist wounds whose edges are well approximated under minimal tension will tend to produce optimal scarring. Gentle cleansing of a contaminated wound with subsequent moist dressings will general produce the least prominent scar. Scar massage/pressure/occlusion may help. ...Read more

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What are the best home remedy to get rid of blackheads?

Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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