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What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my arms?

What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my arms?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes. The cause is unknown but presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my scalp?

What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my scalp?

See Below: Dry scaly skin on the scalp can have multiple causes. Dandruff is the most common and scalp eczema is actually rare. Dandruff can be treated with otc dandruff shampoo. If this doesn't work, see you dermatologist. Other conditions such as psoriasis also have effective therapies. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of scars on my skin?

What are some ways to get rid of scars on my skin?

Improve not remove: Unfortunately scars cannot be removed unless they are excised which will only replace them with a different albeit better scar. Most advise non surgical rx siuch as bleaching, chemical peels, laser, injection, dermabrasion, fillers, and later interventions such as excision, grafting, or local flap reconstruction with possible use of expanders. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of rough skin on my nose/chin?

What are some ways to get rid of rough skin on my nose/chin?

Topicals or lasers: Rough skin on the nose and chin can be treated with a number of topical treatments or laser therapy. There are a number of topical medications or cosmeceuticals that can help and many different lasers that can be very effective. See a dermatologist for all of your options. ...Read more

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What are some tips to get rid of blisters on my feet?

What are some tips to get rid of blisters on my feet?

Wear good shoes: Wear good comfortable shoes, try to wear them with socks. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to get rid of acne marks on my forehead?

What are some good ways to get rid of acne marks on my forehead?

No simple rx: Acne is a complex disease with no single treatment although acciutane foes enjoy tremendous popularity as the single most effective treatment. There are numerous treatment regimens that may be subjected to in order to evaluate the single best individualized treatment. Similarly scarring may be addressed with creams, injections, lasers, surgery and much more. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of arm bumps?

What are some ways to get rid of arm bumps?

Question too vague: You question is too vague. Do you mean a skin rash, enlarged lymph nodes or something else? If any case, see a doctor to determine the cause and the treatment options. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of scars/calluses on my toes?

What are ways to get rid of scars/calluses on my  toes?

Ensure foot health: Before performing any treatments on your feet you will want to make sure that the neurovascular status is intact. This can be a concern particularly in diabetic patients. In this case, foot care may best be administered by a podiatrist. If you are otherwise in excellent health appropriate exfoliative treatments (mechanical, etc) may be used with attention to not damage the deeper layers of the ski. ...Read more

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What are some way to get rid of my baby fat on my legs?

What are some way to get rid of my baby fat on my legs?

Exercise: Getting rid of fat on your legs is difficult. It seems much harder then other areas. That being said if you are fairly free from fat in other areas of the body, but it settles in your legs it is probably due to lack of exercise. You need to replace the fat with muscle. This means cardio which works the legs: biking, running, elliptical. Also need to work your legs out with weights. ...Read more

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What to do if I have these bumps and boils on my inner thighs are there any ways to get rid of them?

What to do if I have these bumps and boils on my inner thighs are there any ways to get rid of them?

Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic skin condition that features pea-sized to marble-sized lumps under the skin. Also known as acne inversa, these deep-seated lumps typically develop where skin rubs together such as the armpits, groin, between the buttocks and under the breasts. Treatment is with antibiotics, cortisone injections, or biologics. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples that are on my face, and other parts of my body, what are the causes of this?

How do I get rid of pimples that are on my face, and other parts of my body, what are the causes of this?

Acne, see a dermatol: Acne is so common in teenage because it is caused by the hormones which are driving your body to maturity. No home remedy or diet will help it. A dermatologist will help you with oral and topical treatments. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to get rid of stretch marks I have some on my belly and underarms what are some non product or practical ways to get them gone?

Whats the best way to get rid of stretch marks I have some on my belly and underarms what are some non product or practical ways to get them gone?

No easy way: Other than surgery (which would basically remove the scarred/stretch-marked skin) - you can't make them go away completely, but mederma and strivectin both make topical products to help fade them. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to get rid of zits on my forehead?

What are some home remedies to get rid of zits on my forehead?

Benzoyl peroxide: There is some improvment with benzoyl peroxide washes and topicals especially for inflammatory lesions. It is always better to see your dermatologist and get a skincare program designed for you. ...Read more

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What are the causes of eczema and how do I get rid of it?

What are the causes of eczema and how do I get rid of it?

Multiple modalities!: Eczema is treated in a few ways. The mainstay of treatment is usually either topical steroid creams or immunomodulaters. Keep in mind though that eczema is a chronic, recurring condition so there truly isnt a cure, but there are methods to keep it under control. Using mild soaps like dove, and thick moisturizing creams daily, like eucerin or cetaphil is recommended. Antihist used for itch control. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to treat skin peeling on my feet?

What are some good ways to treat skin peeling on my feet?

Determine the cause: Could be athletes foot, could be dry skin etc. Athletes foot often has a pattern, if you look closely there may be scaling or peeling but with small circles where the center is missing. If you have athletes foot and are not improving after 2 weeks of an antifungal cream, it may not be fungus and you should consider another diagnosis or have fungus ruled out. (a doctor can test samples of the skin. ...Read more

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What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?

What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?

Acne keloidalis much: This may be acne keloidalis nuchae or one of several other conditions that are best evaluated by a dermatologist. Treatment may require a series of trials of different medications or systemic therapy and/or surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled, itchy blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more