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i have a blackhead that won t go away

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
No: Probably shld see a surgeon to get the excised before becoming infected.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julie Tomberlin
21 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Blackheads are a normal and common skin finding. It is near impossible to make them "go away". There are treatments to minimize the look of blackhead ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Eventually.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
REMOVING BLACKHEADS: TO GET RID OF BLACKHEADS FOR GOOO, DO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. SHE OR HE CAN TELL YOU.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
More info, please!: How long have you had it? What makes it better? or worse? Do you smoke? Are there any other symptoms, like fever, weight loss, trouble breathing? ... Read More
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Dr. Sheron Marshall
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Don't pick it!: Try soaking the area with a warm washcloth. The scab should eventually loosen up and fall off. If there is still drainage at the site, continue to soa ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grant Phipps
29 years experience Dentistry
Consult DDS: The bump on your gum is likely a periodontal or tooth infection this condition needs to be diagnosed by your dds . You may need root canal therapy on ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
33 years experience Podiatry
Not sure: Did you hit your toe? Are you diabetic? How long has it been present? Where is it located? Is it getting smaller or larger with time? I would n ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get it checked for: accurate diagnosis and medical recommendations. Take care.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: You may need to see a dermatologist to have an exam and possibly a biopsy to confirm.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acne: Its hard to say since we don't know anything about you and you didn't post a picture. I doubt you are 46, and have no idea of your gender, skin type o ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See ENT: Evaluation should include a chest x-ray, fiberoptic scope evaluation of your nose and larynx. The problem can be allergy or sinusitis dripping from y ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Get checked: You need to see an ENT specialist to evaluate this. There could be some type of intranasal lesion, mass , or more commonly something such as nasal pol ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Watch it: You are less likely to get a crater / icepick if it reabsorbs rather than ruptures, but not much. If this pimple is special enough to write about, per ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Chronic chalazion: You most likely have a chalazion, not a stye. A chalazion is a chronic infection in the eyelid gland, causing a small pea-shaped lump in the eyelid. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Abscessed tooth: A dental abscess will not get better on its own. The bacteria from an infected tooth travels through the blood stream to other areas/organs of the bod ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Try this: A good remedy for coughing is honey (buckwheat is good choice) with lemon juice added to Chamomile tea or ginger tea.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Mucocele? : It's probably a mucocele. This is a benign mucous containing cyst that can occur on gums. Please see your docotor to be sure that's what it is.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Infected perhaps: Chronic nonhealing wounds that otherwise would expect to feel in a routine amount of time (to 10 days), are highly suspicious for being infected. You ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See derm: See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment . Some problems cannot be treated, however.
A male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Please explain what you mean by PPP.many things improve as a teenager gets a few years older and into their 20s.Try HealthTap consult for specific rec ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It may be permanent.: However, it will fade with time
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of vaginitis. It is a nonsexually transmitted overgrowth of bacteria. Testing for other sexually transmit ... Read More
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Get spots checked: To answer this question fully a doctor would need to see the spot, know your age and history of sun exposure, and find out if the spot is painful, itc ... Read More

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