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What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags from under the armpit?

What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags from under the armpit?

Freezing over cuttin: I would recommend freezing with liquid nitrogen. In that case they get red and inflammed that day, then turn black before they fall off 2 weeks later. The advantage with this over numbing and cutting them off with scissors is that there is no open wound that needs to be bandaged and less chance of infection. ...Read more

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Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags under the armpit?

What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags under the armpit?

See Your Doctor: Go and see your doctor, usually after a little numbing medicine is applied, they can be painlessly cut off in the office. ...Read more

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What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags on my neck?

What is the best way of getting rid of skin tags on my neck?

Skin tag removal: The most common method to remove skin tags is to inject a small amount of local anesthetic with a tiny needle at the base of the skin tag and then to cut it off level with the skin. A topical agent or a touch of cautery is used to stop bleeding at the site. It heals up nicely over a 2 week period. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of under the skin bumps?

What is the best way to get rid of under the skin bumps?

Depends on diagnosis: You may have keratosis pilaris? Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition in which a protein in the skin called keratin forms hard plugs within hair follicles. Symptoms include small bumps that look like "goose bumps" on the back of the upper arms and thighs. Treatment includes moisturizing lotions to soothe the skin that contain urea, lactic acid, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, and retinol. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for getting rid of and preventing boils under the armpit?

What is the best medication for getting rid of and preventing boils under the armpit?

Recurrent "boils": in this location could be a condition know as Hidradenitis Suppurativa which wound require an experienced Dermatologist to diagnose and recommend preventive treatements. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to get rid of a small lesion on my forehead from sun damage?

What is the best thing to get rid of a small lesion on my forehead from sun damage?

Be careful: I would see a dermatologist. If thats just sun damage it will be easily taken care of but if its a melanoma it is serious and requires surgical removal. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the quickest way to get rid of large zits that are deep under the skin?

Please help! what is the quickest way to get rid of large zits that are deep under the skin?

Cystic acne: Deeper acne or cystic acne may be treated with intralesional corticosteroid injections performed by a dermatologist. These treatments are particularly effective when the cysts are red and tender (inflamed). Prescription Retin-A type creams are indicated for cystic acne. Talk to your dermatologist for treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the best way of getting rid of spots and blackheads?

What is the best way of getting rid of spots and blackheads?

Cream, Cleansers: Do you mean sunspots? Visit your dermatologist for a prescription for a night cream to lighten up sun-damaged brown spots and also treat blackheads. Alternatively, you can can vitamin c over the counter to help with sun-damaged skin and acne topicals over the counter like proactiv, panoxyl (containing benzoyl peroxide), cetaphil oil control foamy wash (contains salicylic acid) for your blackheads. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my face?

Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my face?

Hydration: Skin that is dry may be related to allergies, or the use of dying cleansers or dry weather. Hydration of the skin and the use of mild cleansers and tepid water is essential/ remember to put moisturizer on slightly moist skin. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my arms?

Is there a good way to get rid of the dry skin on my arms?

Cream: If it is just common dry skin try thick cream instead of watery lotion but if persists see your doctor to make sure it is not something more like eczema or psoriasis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of stubborn warts on the tip of my finger?

What is the best way to get rid of stubborn warts on the tip of my finger?

Acid and scraping: A otc acid and scraping with a pumice bar will help. If not, you can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use). You can also try oral cimetadine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a boil and heal the skin up?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a boil and heal the skin up?

Drainage: The fastest way is for physician to incise nd drin. This ill leave small permanent mark. Antibiotics and hot compresses are lso option but will take over one week to work. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of dandruff from scalp?

What is the best way to get rid of dandruff from scalp?

Scalp shampoos: Head and shoulders and there are a few tar preparations for really severe cases. Another thing to try is scalp oil treatments- especially hot oil treatments... ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of the redness from keratosis pilarsis?

Is there a way to get rid of the redness from keratosis pilarsis?

Reduce inflamm: Kp is a common skin condition worsened when the skin is dry. Moisturize with products containing Lactic Acid or urea. These are keratolytics that will exfoliate and hydrate. Don't pick as it will make kp worse. For the redness, a short course of otc Hydrocortisone 2-3 times a day (not longer than 2 weeks or can damage the skin) can help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of blood under toenail?

What is the best way to get rid of blood under toenail?

If dried out, then: Wait for it to grow out with the nail--can take several months. If still painful and there's a blood blister present, have it drained by a professional. A little local anesthesia makes the procedure far less painful. ...Read more

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What is the best way of getting rid of ulcers on the tongue?

What is the best way of getting rid of ulcers on the tongue?

Ulcers: Finding out what is causing them is the best way. Unfortunately once the ulcer is there you are looking at treating the symptoms until it clears up, not much to make them go away. In some instances if caught early enough, low level laser therapy can cause them to much less dramatic or go away altogether. ...Read more

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What is the best product to get rid of scalp bumps?

What is the best product to get rid of scalp bumps?

What are they ?: You have to see you doctor to find out what are these ' scalp bumps ' . Sebaceous cysts are the most common cause of multiple bumps. , surgical remove will cure , medications will not remove , find out the nature of your bumps first. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a skin black splotchy growth? Scraping?

Many possibilities: There are several possible diagnoses; proper treatment depends on proper diagnosis, so see a dermatologist and find out what it is before doing anything. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of the black ring on my neck?

What is the best way to get rid of the black ring on my neck?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Whats the best way of getting rid of scabbies....And the scarring...And the itching

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Whats the best way of getting rid of scabbies....And the scarring...And the itching

Prescription: Prescription medicated creams are used for treating the scabies. The most commonly used cream is Permethrin 5%. Cream must be applied all over the body even if they don't have symptoms sometimes all individuals that were in contact with the infected individual needed to be treated. Cream is applied as a one-time treatment or it may be repeated in a week. For severely infected cases, some dermatologists may also prescribe Ivermectin oral medication. Itching may continue for 2 to 4 weeks after treatment begins, but it will usually disappear if you follow your dermatologist's treatment plan. This condition should not be taken lightly and is highly contagious so i advise you go see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Skin Tags (Definition)

Skin tags (acrochordons) are soft outpouchings of skin that may be caused by skin friction. They may grown under the arms or breasts & on neck, ...Read more