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i have a lot of pimples on my back

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Skow
11 years experience Family Medicine
Acne: Your doctor may be able to help you with prescribing a antibiotic/acne medicated body wash as well as retin-a. This will help address the 3 ways that ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Not much: Dermabrasion or other superficial treatments do not remove scars. They may smooth things out. See dermatologist for help, although there isn't too m ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Pimples or Acne: Comes from overgrowth of bacteria in the hair follicles of your skin. When on your back it is usually treated with antibiotics.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
? Infection staph or: This could be infection either staph or possibly yeast. See your physician or maybe a dermatologist for clarification
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Please: post your question so we can help! :)
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Need real Rx: You will need both a topical medication such as benzoyl peroxide and at least a month or two of prescription-strength oral meds, perhaps tetracycline.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Doubtful: At you age, having Skin manifestations of high cholesterol (usually seen in the eye area) would be unlikely, and is probably something else. Pimples ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, usually on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. K ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Will need serious Rx: Acne on the trunk for whatever reason usually does not respond well to over-the-counter remedies, and "folk" remedies will disappoint you. Benzoyl per ... Read More
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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Pimples: warm compress to area may either help it resolve or come to a head

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