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i have pimples on my chest and back

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: See your doctor, he/she may provide an antibiotic.

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience Dermatology
Back and Chest Acne: If there is any scarring, seek immediate medical attention as it may get worse. Over-the-counter benzyl peroxide wash used once daily can be very e ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please: re-ask and specify what your question is. Thanks.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Skin issues: Keratosis pillaris can be a nuisance but besides moisturizing cream, there's not much to do. The pimples is a different story. Given the multitude of ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, f ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Dermatology: You may want to see a dermatologist. Retinols or tretinoin therapy may help. Otherwise consider good skin care with a gentle antibacterial soap follow ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female 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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: It sounds like you have folliculitis, a minor superficial hair follicle infection. It can be caused by bacteria, yeast, or fungal overgrowth and infe ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pimples: I assume you are talking about acne pimples there is a wash called brevoxl, that is helpful, otc.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Oil glands: Typically these are oil (sebaceous ) glands that are associated with the hair follicles. The reasons for becoming inflammed are multiple and may relat ... Read More
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