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5 Ways to Overcome Embarrassment


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Investigate Treatments to Correct the Physical Condition
In some cases, an embarrassing physical condition can be corrected. So talk with your doctor.
In some cases, an embarrassing physical condition can be corrected. So talk with your doctor.
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Because advancements have been made in treatments to correct embarrassing physical conditions in recent decades, the truth is that in some cases, you simply no longer have to live with certain conditions. If something is causing you so much embarrassment that it's disrupting your life, it might be worth it to do some research to see if there's a simple correction for your problem.

For example, if you've stopped wearing shorts because of unsightly varicose veins, discuss sclerotherapy with your doctor. Sclerotherapy is performed by shooting a saline solution into the vein, which irritates the blood vessel's lining so much that it turns into scar tissue and eventually fades away [source: WebMD]. If you have an overactive bladder, home remedies like Kegel exercises and bladder training can help. Chronic dandruff, which is sometimes caused by yeast, can be treated with special shampoos; ask your hair stylist or dermatologist for recommendations. Warts can be treated at home with salicylic acid, which can be purchased over the counter, or can be treated by a dermatologist using one of a number of methods, including cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrotherapy (burning the wart) or immunotherapy (applying a chemical to create a mild allergic reaction that causes the wart to disappear) [source: American Academy of Dermatology]. Hirsutism, or excess hair growth in women, can be treated with electrolysis or laser therapy. Just be sure to see a doctor about hirsutism, since this condition may indicate an underlying medical problem.


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