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How to cure pimple that has been there for months

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pimples: You should see you primary care physician to have the wound evaluated.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Polycystic ovarian: You probably have polycystic ovarian syndrome with hyper male hormones in the circulation. If you are overweight or obese side, weight loss helps, th ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
OBG + DERM: Spironolactone for acne & hair. Metformin, diet, weight control, possibly a statin for metabolic problems.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Probably yes ...: Clinically, yes. But without detailed Hx and a direct look and palpation, it's hard to provide a sure answer online. So, ask your treating doctor time ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Yang
8 years experience General Practice
Sunscreen, exfoliate: The dark spot is a hyperpigmentation scar that will fade on its own. The most important thing is to wear sunscreen everyday as the spots can get darke ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes mucous cyst: It cab be injected, drained or if necessary removed by a minor surgical procedure.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Leave alone: Let it be and let it heal. Everyone nowadays wants things to happen instantaneously, but life isn't like that. Your body takes time to heal and rebui ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Any 'pimple" that lasts 4 months is likely not a pimple. Treatment likely requires an exam to focus therapy.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
Doesn't sound normal: Sounds like you should see a doctor for this. It could just be scar tissue or a benign cyst. But a pimple shouldn't last that long.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Butt pimples: Without seeing this in person, it is difficult to provided suggestions. Have you seen a dermatologist? That seems like a prudent thing to do at this t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Online consultation: Would like to help but it's really necessary to see the area of concern.With an online consultation at Health Tap you can upload an image of the area ... Read More

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