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What Can I Do To Minimize Redness From Keritosis Pilaris
Moisturizer: Try using a skin moisturizer such as coconut oil. ...Read more
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
Can you tell me what is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from 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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have kp(keratosis pilaris) or chicken skin and I want to get rid of it what can I do for that ?
Gloves: Use gloves when handling.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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