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What can I do to minimize redness from keritosis pilaris?

What can I do to minimize redness from keritosis pilaris?

Essential fatty acid: Essential fatty a ida such as flaxseed oil and zinc will have abenefcal effect. Topically urea, ammonium lactate, or axelaic a i'd creams are useful. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of redness from keratosis pilaris?

What can I do to get rid of redness from keratosis pilaris?

Moisturizer: Try using a skin moisturizer such as coconut oil. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce the redness associated with keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris: Topical steroid, laser skin therapy, excision or other therapies can be considered for this condition depending on the findings. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve a skin rash from allopurinol?

What can I do to relieve a skin rash from allopurinol?

Stop the allopurinol: If you get a rash with Allopurinol ( a not uncommon side-effect), stop it immediately and talk with your primary doctor about placing you on an alternative, such as uloric. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce the appearance of keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris: Heavy moisturizing products like eucerin professional repair or smoothing repair. Lachydrin (lactic acid) is also helpful as are temporary use of topical prescription cortisone creams. ...Read more

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What can I do to cure the red spots from shaving?

What can I do to cure the red spots from shaving?

Several thoughts: Play detective. Different shaving creams/lotions may provide a better "skin conditioner" before you shave, making for less red spots. Shaving after a hot bath/shower. Where your pores are open, is more conducive to a "clean shave" as well. Invest in a good razor that does not irritate you. You may need a razor for "sensitive skin." hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

Can you tell me what is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

Real Rx: There's no magic food for acne or for the vast majority of health issues. The stuff on the internet is just made-up for gullible people. If topical benzoyl as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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I have dry and red skin from irritation I wanted to know what I could do to get rid of the redness but something that wont cause acne?

I have dry and red skin from irritation I wanted to know what I could do to get rid of the redness but something that wont cause acne?

Details needed: Many products are labeled "non comedogenic" to indicate that at least they considered a possible relationship to acne. A dermatologist can evaluate and help you.Wash with Dove skin cleanser, then apply a liberal amount of a ceramide cream. Eucerin Eczema, Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema, CeraVe, and generics are easy to find. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat the redness from popped pimples?

What can I do to treat the redness from popped pimples?

Topical agents: Try using some topical retinoids or azelaic acids to reduce the discoloration that can result from having acne. Hydroquinone may also be effective and is available in a lower strength other the counter. ...Read more

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Can you please help me differentiate hives and atopic dermititis and suggest what to do when suffering from them.

Can you please help me differentiate hives and atopic dermititis and suggest what to do when suffering from them.

Appearance counts: Hives are usually smooth, raised, sometimes isolated, but often in clusters. They are also blanchable- that is, when you press on them, they temporarily white out. They can be due to allergies, fevers, infections, etc. Atopic dermatitis can have the same causative factors, but this rash is usually rougher, drier, and covering smaller or specific body areas. See your doc for more help with this. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce the effects of scars from eczema?

What can I do to reduce the effects of scars from eczema?

Forever Present: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we change the stress on the tissues. A scar forms as a result and may have many different appearances and colors. Any dark coloration may fade over time but the tissues never are the same and so some scarring will always be there. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to get rid of scars from hydratenitis?

Is there anything I can do to get rid of scars from hydratenitis?

Difficult: That is a difficult problem, as is hidradenitis suppurativa itself. The care are ually thick and deep. Sometimes procures like demabasion or laser herapy can help. For active disease surgical removal f the inflamed and infected glands is needed and even skin grafts for large areas. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of small pores on my face, it leads to blackheads. I don't want to try laser or peeling. Please suggest some affordable remedy?

How can I get rid of small pores on my face, it leads to blackheads. I don't want to try laser or peeling. Please suggest some affordable remedy?

Retin A (tretinoin): Retin a (tretinoin) or one of it's derivatives like tazorac or differin, are excellent treatment creams to help reduce your pores. The medicine takes more than 2 months to see results but be patient and you will see some improvement. ...Read more

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What do I do to quickly reduse redness from acne but not dry out skin?

What do I do to quickly reduse redness from acne but not dry out skin?

Treating acne: The "redness" is the inflammation part of acne. That means your acne is still active. Most topicals would dry up your akin, so try oral antibiotics. Dermatologists may help you get it. ...Read more

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How to treat keratosis pilaris ? Could you tell me a daily routine that i could follow to get my skin smooth and get rid of it. Thanks

Keratosis pilaris: keratosis pilaris is a benign but pesty skin disease that can be treated in various ways. Sometimes, no treatment at all will work as the rash will disappear on its own. Moisturizer like eucerin or lubriderm applied daily can work. I personally prescribe lactic acid lotions which works nicely ...Read more

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Is there anything you can do to remove the small pock marks from your face you can get from picking pimples?

Is there anything you can do to remove the small pock marks from your face you can get from picking pimples?

Treat active acne: Active acne must be taken care of first. Once that is done, then scarring can be addressed with a variety of treatment options depending on your skin type, the depth of scar, presence of other skin problems etc. Your facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist may recommend peels, lasers, scar revisions, dermabrasion or other techniques. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what can I do to help get rid of acne and an oily face?

I'm curious as to what can I do to help get rid of acne and an oily face?

Start easy: Topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day is your best friend. If you're not clear in two weeks, your personal physician can add something that's right for you. Don't get discouraged, you can manage it until it eventually self-cures. ...Read more

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I have keratosis pilaris, what herbs can I take to help and what beauty products are good to rid the bumps?

I have keratosis pilaris, what herbs can I take to help and what beauty products are good to rid the bumps?

Skin moisturizers: Keratosis pilaris is genetic disorder involving the maturation process of your hair follicles. Nothing gets rid of it, but tends to improve as you get older. Dry weather makes it worse and so moiturizers can soften the skin making it less bumpy. If severe, you may need to see doc for some meds--often retinoid-type of topicals may help. It is very common and medically harmless. Good luck. ...Read more