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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sunburn (Definition)

An intense inflammatory response to excessive sun exposure that represents the body's reaction to the tissue damage resulting ...Read more


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Can potatoes really help reduce skin redness?

Can potatoes really help reduce skin redness?

No: Red skin is from rosacea usually. Using gentle products, topical Metrogel or using a skin rejuvenation laser can help. Decreasing your alcohol, caffeine intake and eating plant based can improve inflammation which helps the skin. ...Read more

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How to lessen pimples? and reduce it's redness and inflamation

How to lessen pimples? and reduce it's redness and inflamation

Home remedies: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment Please consult this site for home remedies. You may need to try more than once method. ...Read more

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How to calm down skinf fastly and reduce redness ?

Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can you reduce redness of sunburn - fast!?

How can you reduce redness of sunburn - fast!?

Sunburn care: Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more

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How to reduce redness from my acne?

How to reduce redness from my acne?

Skin moisturizer: Try using a moisturizer frequently. Stop using your acne medicine daily and go to an every other day schedule. ...Read more

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How can you reduce redness and dryness of skin?

How can you reduce redness and dryness of skin?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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How to reduce pink-eye redness fast--visine?

How to reduce pink-eye redness fast--visine?

Eyedrops: If you need to get rid of the redness for instance for a picture, you can use drops labeled "gets the red out". However this is a temporary effect and will not work well if the cause is infectious pink eye. You may have to wait it out and if your vision is affected or there is significant pain due to your red eye, you probably should see your ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you reduce the redness of acne?

How can you reduce the redness of acne?

Early treatment: Early use of medication and avoidance of squeesing blemishes will reduce redness..Time heals the redness. ...Read more

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How can you reduce facial swelling from blistering eczema?

How can you reduce facial swelling from blistering eczema?

See Dermatologist: Uncomplicated eczema does not blister. Eczema may sometimes weep or get crusty and even then it is often a sign of secondary infection, usually bacterial. If you have eczema with blisters then you may have a secondary viral infection called "eczema herpeticum " in which case you need to consult a dermatologist immediately. ...Read more

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Ways to treat sunburn?

Ways to treat sunburn?

Simple Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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How to soothe sunburn and help the redness go down overnite?

How to soothe sunburn and help the redness go down overnite?

No fast fix: There's no fast fix for sunburn. The following may help: keep it cool with ice compresses/cool towels. Keep it moist: aloe vera gel or moisturizer. Decrease inflammation by taking over counter anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen or Aspirin per label instructions: (aspirin not recommended for children or teens as may cause reye's syndrome). ...Read more

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Is there anyway to reduce redness of pimples quickly ?

Is there anyway to reduce redness of pimples quickly ?

No: There are no quick fixes here, but all acne is easily managed nowadays and I am very sorry you haven't been treated already. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed after 2 weeks, get with your physician; i like to add topical Clindamycin or you may get a retinoic acid derivative; if not clear in 2 weeks, tetracycline 500 mg 2x/day;tough jobs accutane. Good luck. ...Read more

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Home care ways to reduce and diminish acne scars?

Home care ways to reduce and diminish acne scars?

Improve Acne Scars: I do not know of any effective home-care only ways to reduce acne scars. Products like tretinoin and lightening agents can be used to reduce textural and pigment irregularities that are seen with acne breakouts. For acne scars, medium depth peels, laser resurfacing or dermabrasion are effective modalities to improve scarring, depending on extent of scarring and skin type. ...Read more

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How to reduce inflammation in eyes due to sun burn?

How to reduce inflammation in eyes due to sun burn?

Eye patches: The best way to treat corneal injuries ,cuts, stratches, burns etc is to patch the eye to give it rest. But that's not so practical for your case, is it? You can try patching one eye then the other. Also ice compresses and liberal use of artificial tear drops, make sure the eyes are moiterized and do not dry out, do not use contact lenses until the inflammation gets better. ...Read more

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How to reduce redness after removing blackhead?

How to reduce redness after removing blackhead?

Can't be done: Let it heal naturally. Topical retinoic acid may help keep the number of blackheads at bay, though it's not entirely pleasant to use. Ask your personal physician about ways to remove blackheads -- there are instruments called "comedone extractors" that are a bit easier than fingers or paper clips. ...Read more

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How to help skin redness and itching? Oats?

How to help skin redness and itching? Oats?

Try hydrocortisone: You may be able to prevent redness and itching(usually eczema) by using moisturizers. Oatmeal products in bath water may help as well. Once you get redness, you need a topical steroid to get better. Try Hydrocortisone cream and if the problem persists see your doctor for something perscription. ...Read more

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How can you reduce the redness of my acne?

How can you reduce the redness of my acne?

Scientific Rx: There is no way to reduce post-acne redness but you can keep new lesions at bay. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerable has not cleared you in 20 weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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How to reduce or remove the red scars due to acne?

How to reduce or remove the red scars due to acne?

See a dermatologist: Get treated for acne. Probably combination of prescriptions. Tretinoin or Adapalene gel, over several months, will improve your face. ...Read more

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