08/12/2012 10:17 am ET Updated Aug 14, 2012

How To Get Rid Of Annoying Body Problems

By Anne Harding

They may not be life threatening, but hiccups, blisters, ingrown hairs, and other body bothers can be painful, embarrassing, and just plain annoying.

Most of us dismiss them as occasional nuisances and wait for them to get better on their own. In fact, there are simple steps you can take to make them go away faster—or to prevent them in the first place.

Here's a roundup of 15 of the most common body annoyances, with info on what causes them, how you should handle them, and when they may warrant a call to your doctor.

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CORRECTION: This article previously incorrectly identified Rachel C. Vreeman, MD. as Rachel C. Freeman, MD. The article has been corrected to reflect this change.