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A 18-year-old female asked about a female:

is it nnormal for my 14 yr old daughter to get real bad pimples between her breasts that leave disgusting scars? if so what should i do?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See doctor: May be boils or a form of cystic acne. She may need an antibiotic or other treatment to avoid scarring.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Yes possible: Don't pop the pimple. Some people tend to make keloid after a cut or wound. So, you don't want to pop any pimple etc. You need to consult skin doctor if the acne is severe. Keep your personal hygiene well-that would help.

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