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Bumps on my face not pimples but they hurt

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Without: visualizing these lesions and taking a history - there is no way for us to diagnose them.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
May not be acne: Bumps on the face that hurt may be deeper-than-average acne bumps. A dermatologist can help treat them. If they are not acne, and don't come to the su ... Read More
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Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Scalp?: If on the scalp, they're probably sebaceous cysts. If on the forehead, could be acne or warts. See your doctor to get it taken care of.
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lesion face: Best to see Dermatologist or your Primary MD to evaluate. Cystic lesion vs nevus vs pimple...
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Probably Acne "Cyst": Arleen, This is probably an acne cyst, which is a ruptured, painful bump where an oil gland ruptured below the skin. The body walls this off and mak ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cannot diagnose: Certainly white bumps could mean infection with bacteria, possibly yeast, or even venereal warts. This should be examined by your doc for correct dia ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin infection: This sounds like a skin infection which is common in that area of the head. Don't scratch or peel the skin eruptions. Clean it with soap and water, ap ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst.: Cyst - epidermal inclusion or trichilemmal. Could be a minor skin infection although unlikely in this area without one of the above cysts being irrita ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Bartholin's cyst?: You can do warm soaks and if no better see your gynecologic md.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
20 years experience Dermatology
Injection: For single acne cysts, injection with intralesional kenalog (triamcinolone) and a course of oral antibiotics help clear the lesion more quickly. See a ... Read More

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