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pimples on chest and shoulders

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably: That's probably what is going on.

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A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Probably acne. Various treatments. Meanwhile you can try Benzoyl Peroxide 5% or 2%. Keep off colored fabrics as it will bleach out colors. Usually use ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Dermatological eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Skin: If you started a new medication this could be a reaction. If so contact you doctor about the condition. If not you should drop a dermatologist so they ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Soap won't work: I know you want the best for junior, and acne on the trunk (if that's indeed what it is) won't respond well to any topical therapy. A competent physic ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
44 years experience in Family Medicine
See a doctor: Could be a skin infection which may need to treated. See a doctor
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Get serious: You're going to need your physician's prescription-strength medication, as topical treatment is almost never sufficient when it's on your trunk. A com ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
This is serious: You're going to need prescription-strength Rx. No 'pop' or over-the-counter medications will work adequately. Get with your personal physician. And it ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Real Rx: Trunk acne doesn't respond well to topical rx. If something like tetracycline 500 2x/day doesn't work in a few weeks, it's time to talk about accutane ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Vague: The cited symptoms are too vague to provide for much of a response. Skin issues most often require direct observation for assessment. Past history, re ... Read More

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