A 29-year-old female asked:
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what started out looking like ingrown hairs or folliculitis, has turned into scabbed over/ small pimple sized some open bumps. my chest my arms hand.

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Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Staff infection?: Antibiotics can cure. See doc for further evaluation and treatment.
Answered on Apr 16, 2017
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Could be: It could be "hot-tub folliculitis" which typically goes away on its own if a person stays out of the hot tub until the rash is gone. Rashes are hard t ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Jackson
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Yes: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is folliculitis as you have described it.
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Dr. Otto Placik
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Dermatofibroma: This is most likely diagnosis but see your md or dermatologist for a more accurate diagnosis and suggested treatment.

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