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What can I wash my skin to get rid of staphylococcus?

What can I wash my skin to get rid of staphylococcus?

Staph: The best is a soap called hibiclens that is over the counter. However, it is often better to have a doctor prescribe a prescription antibiotic pill or cream called mupirocin. ...Read more

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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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What can I do to get rid of dry skin around my mouth?

What can I do to get rid of dry skin around my mouth?

My first question: is are you a lip licker, which commonly creates dryness around the mouth. If yes, it needs to stop or you will never clear the dryness. If not a lip licker, what kind of lip stick are you using. I prefer ones with sunscreen as sun exposure will dry your skin. ...Read more

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What can I use around the house to get rid of my acne?

What can I use around the house to get rid of my acne?

Time, time & more : Time is your best friend. Avoiding sun exposure and cigarette smoking are great. Onion bulb extract ( allium cepa) may help as well as honey for some active infections but these later too are controversial. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a skin lesion on my face?

What can I do to get rid of a skin lesion on my face?

Dermatologist.: See a dermatologist to have the lesion evaluated and/or removed with local anesthesia. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i get rid of all of my acne, blackheads, etc.?

Can you tell me how could i get rid of all of my acne, blackheads, etc.?

Serious Rx: If there are a lot of blackheads, you'll do best to start with a topical retinoic acid preparation plus whatever prescription strength rx your physician thinks is appropriate. Forget 'pop' / 'home' remedies and be ready to manage this chronic illness long-term with medication until it self-cures as you age. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of impetigo?

What can I use to get rid of impetigo?

IMPETIGO: Treatment is with Mupirocin ointment and oral antibiotic if extensive lesions. Delay in rx can cause cellulitis, scarring, pigmentation children are at risk of having glomerulonephritis. ...Read more

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How do I soothe isopropyl alcohol-irritated skin? What will get rid of the discoloration fast? I used it to try to get rid of pimples.

How do I soothe isopropyl alcohol-irritated skin? What will get rid of the discoloration fast? I used it to try to get rid of pimples.

Topical therapy : Isopropyl alcohol is a drying agent. The skin will need moisturizing and sun protection. Sometimes a mild corticosteroid cream will decrease the inflammation. If the discoloration is pigment you my need to see your dermatologist for topical care and sun screens. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a staph infection on my face quickly?

How do I get rid of a staph infection on my face quickly?

Antibiotic.: If there's truly a staph infection on your face, a topical or oral antibiotic would be what you need to get rid of it the quickest. A combination of oral and topical antibiotic would be even better. ...Read more

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What cream can I use to get rid of my rosacea?

What cream can I use to get rid of my rosacea?

Get rid of my rosace: Creams do help improve the clinical condition / appearance of roseacea but are not a physiologic cure. There are also other methods that help improve rosacea which include light IPL therapy. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of pimples & oily skin between the eyebrows?

What can I do to get rid of pimples & oily skin between the eyebrows?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea australian wild plum & willow cleanser. It is plant based (not dangerous chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone & helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of razor rash under my arms?

What can I do to get rid of razor rash under my arms?

Usually resolves: Without tx. Insure you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push too hard. ...Read more

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What should I use to get rid of my acne?

What should I use to get rid of my acne?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a skin rash easily, and naturally?

How do I get rid of a skin rash easily, and naturally?

Too many poss causes: There are so many different causes of skin rashes that it is difficult to answer this question. A ringworm-type rash needs completely different treatment than eczema. Some rashes are related to or caused by bacterial infections and treatment for them would be different too. A rash from scabies infection, a rash from poison ivy, a rash from the sun; all of these would have specific treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my impetigo?

How can I get rid of my impetigo?

Antibiotics: Impetigo can be treated with topical or oral antibiotics. Have a doctor check the infection and prescribe the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of old skin and zits on my face?

Light Peels: Light skin peels, done in a series will exfoliate old skin and improve acne with little risk. In minnesota, this is done by an aesthetician. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of the loose skin on my belly?

Skin thightening : Depending on the degree of elasticity and laxity of the skin some doctors are using skin thightening devices such as ultherapy by ultera. It has been fda approved for facial area but has been used of label for the abdomen. That said most cases will require a surgical procedure such as a tummy tuck if the laxity is severe! good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid of my eczema?

How to get rid of my eczema?

Soaks and creams: Cool water soaks, ointments, steroid creams and possible further allergy eveluation. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the dry skin?

How can I get rid of the dry skin?

Dry skin: Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire body w soap every day. Use soap on areas that are dirty or where body ...Read more