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A 19-year-old female asked:

how can i cure pimples on my back? sweat pimples and other types of pimples.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Heat rash vs acne: If there are blackheads, this is probably acne. This may respond to the oral contraceptive pill if you can take it and want to; otherwise if it is on the back, a topical antibiotic plus benzoyl peroxide but you may need to go to a systemic antibiotic. A heat rash (i.e., no blackheads) is better managed by simple measures involving washing, clothing, and others your physician can explain. Good luck.

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