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blackheads on buttocks

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Several things: Do your daily hygiene with NORMAL soap/water - NOT antibactierial soap. This will only kill "nice" germs - not the aggressive staph infections. Laundr ... Read More
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Protect the skin: Keep the area cool and dry, loose fitting cotton underwear, and wash with mild soap. Do not traumatize the skin (for example, shaving, abrasion). Ta ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Mills
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Possible: Can be yeast or allergic reaction or infection of hair follicles--all are create differently an md needs to visualize the rash.
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Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Keep skin clean: Avoid squeezing , wash with warm water use mild soap , I prefer glycerin soaps or none a cream for daily use Topical application of benzoyl peroxide o ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
There is a tool: That looks like a little spoon with a hole in it and you place the blackhead in the hole and push down. Probably available at a drug store.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blackhead treatment: A blackhead occurs when the opening to a hair follicle is blocked with dead skin cells, oil (sebum) +/- bacteria but the pore is open at the skin surf ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Fingernails at base: Just push at the base with a fingernail on each side and push them together until it comes out. Do not push hard enough to break the skin, it isn't ne ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: You need a topical medication that helps the skin exfoliate to open pores
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
9 years experience Dermatology
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or reti ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touch ... Read More

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