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What is the fastest way to get rid of burns?

What is the fastest way to get rid of burns?

Burns: Keeping the burned surface moist, clean, and at normal body temperature help to allow the maximum rate of healing of burns. Activities such as smoking will reduce blood flow to all the tissues, impairing healing significantly. Ointments containing aloe not only keep the burn lubricated, but can also reduce the pain. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a razor burn fast and effectively?

How to get rid of a razor burn fast and effectively?

Razor burn Rx: First apply aloe vera or Hydrocortisone cream to soothe. Next, use a glycolic or salicylic acid based lotion. Avoid alcohol containing products or excessive sun exposure. Ibuprofen and cold packs can further help to decrease the inflammation. Lastly, avoid shaving for awhile during the healing phase and in extreme cases follow up with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hey I have a burn on my stomach and its big how do I get rid of it fast!

Hey I have a burn on my stomach and its big how do I get rid of it fast!

Time: Depending on how deep the burn is, you may need to seek the assistance of a doctor in person. Deeper, larger burns may need skin grafting. Superficial burns will heal on their own, but they will take longer if they are larger. Also, if you have other conditions/habits like diabetes, PVD, or smoking, these will slow healing. The best approach is to have it examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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I tried to pop a pimple with hot water and salt (epsom salt). I'm left with a rather large patch/burn on my chin. I put bacitracin on it and a bandage. Any ways to get rid of this as fast as possible?

I tried to pop a pimple with hot water and salt (epsom salt). I'm left with a rather large patch/burn on my chin. I put bacitracin on it and a bandage. Any ways to get rid of this as fast as possible?

See your doctor!: If it is a burn, you may need wound care since your face can be disfigured. More worrisome is that the burn is actually an infection or an abscess caused by bacteria such as strept or staph. If not treated, the infection can quickly get worse. The doctor can examine to determine you will need just antibiotics or additional interventions. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of razor burns?

Prevent them.: Insure that 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 down too hard. ...Read more

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I have broke out with something on my underarms i think its from switching deodorant and it burns what can I do to get rid of it asap?

I have broke out with something on my underarms i think its from switching deodorant and it burns what can I do to get rid of it asap?

Stop the culprit: Stop using that deodorant causing you the problem. If this is giving you problem, then you can use over the counter anti allergens. You should go to ed if you continue to have problems. ...Read more

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What remedies are available for me to heal chemical burns and get rid of itching?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How to get rid of razor burns under the chin ?

How to get rid of razor burns under the chin
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Patience: Start using different soaps and shaving creams. Some are for sensitive skin, which may be better for you. Razors are also made differently and there are razors specific for sensitive skin. Best time to shave is after the hot shower/bath when your pores are open and you can get a better shave. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of shaving rash and razor burns?

How can I get rid of shaving rash and razor burns?

Shave properly: If you have a rash from shaving i would not shave until the rash results. Once it does the proper way to shave is to wash the area with warm water and soap. Rinse it off and then apply to gel shaving cream. Use a blade that is sharp and don't go over an area too many times. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a scar from my third degree burns?

Burn scar: Third degree burn will leave a scar. You may need to see a plastic surgeon to minimize the scarring. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of cigarette burns on my arms?

Burns: Cigarette burns are burns. Can be revised if large or interfere with functions. Don't get more. See a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acid reflux? After i eat my chest burns bad

How to get rid of acid reflux? After i eat my chest burns  bad

Gerd: Much of gerd is caused by diet. Cut back in foods such as spicy or fatty foods, citrus fruits, tomato sauces, chocolate, mints. Decrease caffeine, alcohol, smoking. Lose weight. Ultimately antacid medicine may help. ...Read more

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I have urethritis & it burns when I urinate. What can I do to get rid of this?

I have urethritis & it burns when I urinate. What can I do to get rid of this?

UTI: Pain, burning on urination, may indicate a urinary tract infection. For a young man, UTI may be caused by sexually transmitted infections and other more routine bacteria. However, UTI in a young man definitely needs to be investigated. You need to see your provider for exam and urinalysis to check for infection and started on appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I've got lots of burns on my body and scars that have been there for years what is better to use boi oil or coco butter to get rid of them?

I've got lots of burns on my body  and scars that have been there for years what is better to use boi oil or coco butter to get rid of them?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Prescription therapy would be better. ...Read more