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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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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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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?

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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How do I apply apple cider vinegar to get rid of my skin tags in my armpits?

How do I apply apple cider vinegar to get rid of my skin tags in my armpits?

Interesting...: Haven't heard of any drinkable vinegar being effective in getting rid of skin tags. Best to have one's primary care doctor look at them to see if they are warts or whatnot. A doctor can help remove skin tags. ...Read more

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My 2yr old son has two bumps on his arm, think skin tags. How to get rid of this?

My 2yr old son has two bumps on his arm, think skin tags. How to get rid of this?

Bumps : Molluscum contagiosum are common in young children and see as small round bumps that persist and multiply . Other skin conditions may cause small bumps , see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is vitamin b good for getting rid of skin tags?

Is vitamin b good for getting rid of skin tags?

Unlikely to help: There is no miracle supplement or medication to take to get rid of skin tags. ...Read more

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Is there a topical application that is safe and effective for getting rid of skin tags and flat warts?

Is there a topical application that is safe and effective for getting rid of skin tags and flat warts?

Let doc do it.: Wart-off, compond-w may help to get rid of it, however, not very effective. Dermatologist can do a better job. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for skin tags?

What is the best treatment for skin tags?

Ignore or...: Skin tags are usually benign, but some times annoying growths on the body. Being medially harmless, they can be left alone. If bothersome can be removed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is an easy way to get rid of skin tags?

Skin Tag Treatment: Skin tags are benign lesions and do not usually require treatment. Depending upon their size and location, acrochordae (skin tags) may be treated surgically, including liquid nitrogen cryosurgery, excision, or electrodesiccation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tags so they wont regrow?

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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How do I get rid of skin tags by myself--no insurance?

How do I get rid of skin tags by myself--no insurance?

Too Much Danger: With the risk of scarring and infection, self treatment should be avoided. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of skin tags under the breast?

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How do you get rid of skin tags under the breast?

Removal: Surgical removal by snipping them off is the best way. Most family medicine doctors or other pcps are willing to do this procedure. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin tags without a scar?

Skin tags: If the tags are bothersome, multiple home and medical treatment options are available:tie off tag at narrow base with a piece of dental floss or string.Freeze tag with liquid nitrogen.Burn tag using electric cautery or hyfrecator. Cut skin tags with scissors with or without anesthesia. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tags on my neck? Put string around them?

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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Can I get rid of skin tags on my neck with a disposable cauterizing pen?

Yes , but: In general self treatment of skin lesion is not good idea , unknowingly , you ablate incompletely a squamous cell cancer or a melanoma then consequences will be grave , you check with your doctor first . A good practice any lesion removed must be tested ( pathology ) ...Read more

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How do I get rid of skin tags?

Easy: Take a stout thread and make a double loop. A friend should hold the loop over the tag while you pull the tag outwards. The friend should tighten the loop over the base of the tag (you will feel a bit of a pinch), and then tie a second knot. Put a bandaid over it after cutting the thread ends and leave it alone for a week. At a week, "voila" remove the bandaid and off comes the tag/ no scar. ...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