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i have some itchy bumps on my face is this acne

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
15 years experience Dermatology
Probably not: Several rashes can resemble acne (rosacea, contact allergic dermatitis, infections, eczema, etc). Acne & rosacea typically do not itch. You might have ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina O'Hara
Specializes in General Practice
Irritation : This irritation of skin and hair follicles is likely due to profuse sweating. The first step is prompt showering after a run. Also, check to see if a ... Read More
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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Not clear: Only a doctor who can look at them can tell you.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
38 years experience Dermatology
Chest papules: Really the treatment would depend on the diagnosis. Try a exfoliative cleanser or topical such as lachydrin (lactic acid) lotion and antibacterial cl ... Read More
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many causes: It can be eczema, contact dermatitis, dry skin, etc. Consult a dermatologist about your problem.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
Acne?: There are a wide variety of reasons for a rash, including acne, allergy, infections. Symptoms like these are best determined by a thorough evaluation ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You may have: an infection in addition to your Rosacea and you should contact your Dermatologist as soon as practicable! In the meantime use moist cool compresses G ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, vi ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Libecco
19 years experience Dermatology
Multiple possibility: Multiple conditions like folliculitis, pseudomonal folliculitis, acne, miliaria, among others can create lesions like these.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Facial rash: Could be eczema , which can be allergic in origin , milk products or others , seborrheic dermatitis( a type of eczema) could be rosacea but that is u ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
Consult: your PCP or a Dermatologist.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Acne: This is acne and need to be treated. See a dermatologist.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bite: Probably an allergic reaction to an insect bite or a plant like poison ivy .I would keep it clean and use Hydrocortisone cream to lessen the itch.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy rash: The bumps on your face may be the hives. Try using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to resolvr the itch and the pain.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergy: Possibly allergy to local contact with chemicals.Could be other reasons see your doctor.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
May be seborrhea: Scaly, oily skin is more likely to be seborrhea than acne. Dandruff is similar to seborrhea.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Skin eruption: Without seeing this would only be guessing, but contact dermatitis is possible as is a systemic allergic reaction. Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrom ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience Pediatrics
Skin infection: Your description,pimples with discharge and spreading suggests that you may be having skin infection on the face . Consult your doctor and get treatm ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Reaction from waxing: Go see a dermatologist for good care!
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are very difficult to describe in words, so an exam by a primary care doctor and/or a dermatologist is helpful, when the rash is present. Somet ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Eczema: time to get to a dermatologist for assessment and treatment espcially since it's on your face.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Really Needs Exam: It could be several things from fungal infections, irritated or infected hair follicles, heat rash/chaffing, etc. It really needs to be examined to b ... Read More

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