A 32-year-old male asked:
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i have small pimples on my arms from my wrist to the top of my upper arms. they leave scars after they heal, what could they be?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the hair follicles. It appears as a small localized area of pus surrounding the opening of a hair follicle. Older lesions that have lost the pus appear as red bumps surrounding the opening of the follicule. One to hundreds of follicles can be affected anywhere that hair or pores are present..
Answered on Apr 6, 2013

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