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Stop Pimples From Throbbing
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I had bad scars on my arms from continuously popping pimples how can I clear them away? I don't suffer from acne.
Stop picking: The scars will slowly improve if you stop popping the pimples (popping will only cause worsening scarring). Get proper treatment for the pimples such as topicals or oral meds (see a doctor or dermatologist). There are many procedures that can help with your scars such as lasers, ipl, microdermabrasion, fractional resurfacing. ...Read more
Went from no pimples/to severe pimples which left icepick scars and hyperpigmentation.My skin is so hideous now. What caused this?
Acne : Cystic acne may lead to scarring and darkened skin. A dermatologist can treat any active breakouts to avoid future scarring. For existing scarring and darkened areas there are chemicals peels, laser treatments. Injectable fillers or laviv , fading creams, etc. See a dermatologist for a treatment plan. ...Read more
Razor burn or: Sensitivity to products used. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize. ...Read more
When seasons change & I get flakes from my scalp. Mostly from the front & sides of hairline. Doesn't itch, just embarrassing. Why? How to stop it?
Danduff: Mild form of scalp seborrheic dermatitis. Try antifungal shampoos. OTC forms Like Selsun . Massage 5-10 ml of shampoo in wet scalp. Leave on scalp of 2-3 minutes. Rinse thoroughly. Usually 2 applications each week for 2 weeks will provide control. After that once week every 3 to 4 weeks. If this treatment does not help contact your doctor for prescription shampoos. ...Read more
Been using LilyofTheDesertAloeVeraGelly on my scalp and hair to stop my scalp from itching and sores. It worked. But my eyes r irritated & itchy. Why?
Best redness relief drug storeproduct for redness from pimples ? I got some small like pimples in the middle of my eyebrows and it dosent go away
Use good technique: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
How can i remove acne marks and stop pimples from coming back? I have acne pupules and oily skin.
Manage your acne: You're almost an adult. If topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid haven't cleared you in two weeks, your physician will need to add prescription-strength Rx. Keep doing this until your acne remits on its own. There is nothing you can do to speed its self-curing. Dark spots can be bleached but I'd advise you not to try; depressed scars need specialist intervention. ...Read more
Finger red swallon and pus keeps coming back after I squeeze it out. Happened from biting nails. Hurts bad been on 3 types of antibiotics! help!?
Stop biting : If you didn't get the message to stop biting, you soon will. ...Read more
Unknown Rash: Itching can be caused by many things-- allergies, yeast infections, fungal infections, etc. Red spots can be caused by many things-- allergies, hives, yeast infections, etc. It can be treated so that it goes away if it is diagnosed properly. It would be best if you saw a professional to determine what is causing this rash. ...Read more
How do I get rid of discoloration on my skin from acne? Its from picking and popping zits. Would laser resurfacing get rid of it?
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy?: Not sure what the medication is, but would suggest contacting your prescribing doctor asap. ...Read more