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A 30-year-old female asked:

I am getting small red pimples on my back, neck and arms. it is not itchy but when i do get them, they sort off drain me out. i did an allergy test a few years ago and i am allergic to dust mites, could this be bites?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Maybe not: Check out your shampoo (which drains down your back & shoulders). Shampoos with chemicals called parabins have bees associated with bacne in some people. Try a parabin free product & this may disappear.
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