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A 34-year-old female asked:

i have a rash that has small pimples along with it. i can pop the small pimples. it is on my back, chest, neck, face, and arms. what is it.

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Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Need more info.: How old are you? How log has the rash been present? A picture of the rash would help. It could be acne, it couls also be hyperkeratosis follicullaris, a presumed hereditary condition.
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 47 years experience
Rash: There are a lot of possibilities and your rash should be checked by a dermatologist. One possibility is folliculitis. This is treated with an antibiotic as well as topical therapy. Culture of the pustules to determine which antibiotic is needed should be done.

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Last updated Apr 1, 2019

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