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cluster of pimples on back

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Diet unlikely cause: If you are eating a fairly balanced diet then it is unlkely that the lesions are related to your diet. Pimples are more likely related to excessive s ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Most localized rashes represent a local contact with a triggering agent. However, most rashes are rather non- specific and can only be correctly analy ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Rash: The main concern is that you have developed a secondary infection; such as staph or strep and you require an antibiotic as part of your treatment. If ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Beukes
Specializes in
Viral infection: If rash is only on the one side and forms watery blisters on waist it is Herpes Zoster, viral infection, quite painful .if within72 hours course of an ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
It's called "bacne": Pimples on the back, aka bacne or folliculitis is usually the result of occlusion of oil glands and hair follicles with overgrowth of bacteria and yea ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Natural Process: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: See your doctor to see what can be done. It may have to be biopsied.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This could be a cyst: Encourage dermatological evaluation.
A member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU SHOULD HAVE IT: Looked at by a physician please.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
See dermatologist: There may be a variety of causes at first need to be evaluated prior to recommending a blanket statement. Hormonal or food sensitivities may require m ... Read More
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