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Back chest and stomach always super itchy have acne on chest and back why so itchy?

Back chest and stomach always super itchy have acne on chest and back why so itchy?

Let's find out: Acne on the back and chest especially in a female will usually require systemic treatment. The oral contraceptive pill, if you can take it, may help, or an oral antibiotic as appropriate (tetracycline, erythromycin) may be required; a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide is also helpful. The acne, or sweating itself, or some other cause may account for the itching. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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Can I use dovobet for small pimple like bumps all over my abdomen chest and back? I have had follicle problems, and body acne it looks similar to both

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea without knowing exactly what you are treating. Devobet is a combination local ointment used for psoriasis and it contains Dexamethasone a strong steroid which may make your rash worse
i will suggest you consult your family doctor or a dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Chronic chest, back acne, phlegm, often inner ears itch, pimples start to arise in abdomen, throat check shows lumpy round epithelial, What's the issue?

Chronic chest, back acne, phlegm, often inner ears itch, pimples start to arise in abdomen, throat check shows lumpy round epithelial, What's the issue?

Different issues: Acne rosacea, and acne vulgaris are usually caused by propionic bacteria. However there may be folliculitis resulting from inspection of the hair follicles by normal flora/bacteria on the skin, which can be secondary infection resulting from staphylococcus species. On the other hand, throat infection is usually cause by streptococcus or Staphylococcus species, which are different mechanisms. ...Read more

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Hello Doctor, I am 21 year old and weight 45 kg and I have irregular periods and have lot of stomach pain in during periods, I have lot of unwanted hairs on my face, nipples and even on my chest. I have a huge Acne problem. This is my Ultra sound curr

Hello Doctor, I am 21 year old and weight 45 kg and I have irregular periods and have lot of stomach pain in during periods, I have lot of unwanted hairs on my face, nipples and even on my chest. I have a huge Acne problem. This is my Ultra sound curr

Can't see Ultrasound: You can't upload images on this platform. If you want to do that, try Healthtap Prime. Also, your question cut off. Try asking again, but it sounds like you need to see a doctor to see if you have a hormonal imbalance and other appropriate testing as indicated by your history and physical. Since you have had an Ultrasound, you must be seeing someone. ...Read more

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Nausea, headache, swollen breast, acne, sharp abdominal pain, fatigue are symptoms of what?

Nausea, headache, swollen breast, acne, sharp abdominal pain, fatigue are symptoms of what?

Could be...: Pregnancy, gallbladder disease, ovarian cysts, or appendicitis. Recommend seeing your doc soon for a closer evaluation! ...Read more

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Painful breast, bloated and cramping lower abdomen, acne 2 weeks (and ovulation)after dry humping with underwear. Took plan b. Pms or pregnancy?

Painful breast, bloated and cramping lower abdomen, acne 2 weeks (and ovulation)after dry humping with underwear. Took plan b. Pms or pregnancy?

With that scenario: You may be experiencing pms or side effects from plan b. Pregnancy is not likely. Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Dizziness, heartburn, swollen breast, face acne, fatigue, abdominal pain, lower back pain, 1 1/2 day late on my cycle what's wrong with me?

Dizziness, heartburn, swollen breast, face acne, fatigue, abdominal pain, lower back pain, 1 1/2 day late on my cycle what's wrong with me?

Do Pregnancy Test: You are late on your period and if you are having unprotected sex, the first thing you need to do is do in home pregnancy test
if not pregnant consult your doctor to find out what is causing youe symptoms. ...Read more

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My period is now 5days late hpt negative but still sore breast at times nauseous acne light cramps in legs vagina lower abdominal could I still be?

My period is now 5days late hpt negative but still sore breast at times nauseous acne light cramps in legs vagina lower abdominal could I still be?

Re-test at 7 days: There is a good chance that implantation has not occurred yet or that you are not producing HCG at a high enough level to be detected by a home pregnancy test. For best results, it is still recommended to wait until a woman has missed her period or 14 days past ovulation. For those that just can't wait, the very earliest you should test is seven days past ovulation. ...Read more

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Could I be preg? 2missed period sore breast nausea allday pee a lot light cramps legs vagina abdomen acne thick uterus but no signs hCG dr thinks mabe

Could I be preg? 2missed period sore breast nausea allday pee a lot light cramps legs vagina abdomen acne thick uterus but no signs hCG dr thinks mabe

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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"Blackheads" on my chest, stomach, under the breasts, under the bra lines, and of course the standard back ones. They quite often have a tiny hair?

"Blackheads" on my chest, stomach, under the breasts, under the bra lines, and of course the standard back ones. They quite often have a tiny hair?

Normal to have hair: Blackheads are just clogged hair follicles. The clog is made up of oil and old skin cells that have flaked off and gotten trapped in the oil. Therefore it is natural to find a tiny hair in the middle of the blackhead. Your OK. ...Read more

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27years old guy since a year I got pimples on my lower and upper back and since a month or 6 also on my chest and stomach (itchy). What can help me?

27years old guy since a year I got pimples on my lower and upper back and since a month or 6 also on my chest and stomach (itchy). What can help me?

See your physician.: Pimples on trunk and chest are uncommon in men of your age. I do wonder if the reaction you have are really pimples or if they are allergic reaction to new laundry products, fabric softener, or soaps. You really need to see your doctor to let him evaluate it better. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Its been two days since I ovulated and now my chest has broken out in pimples, my breasts are sore and itchy and my stomach is bloated?

Its been two days since I ovulated and now my chest has broken out in pimples, my breasts are sore and itchy and my stomach is bloated?

Luteal phase. ..: You describe symptoms that can occur in the second half of your menstrual cycle (the luteal phase) after you ovulate or release an egg. Progesterone hormone is made by your ovaries and causes the breakouts, breast tenderness and bloating. Birth control pills may reduce these symptoms if they bother you and you're not trying to conceive. ...Read more

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The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

See Your Doctor: Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition; causes dry, itchy areas; treated with topical steroids, moisturizers & more. Once the eczema clears, involved skin may become lighter due to loss of pigmentation. Return of pigmentation can takes wks to yrs. Treatment involves watchful waiting while using cosmetic cover-ups, laser, & more. Pimples sound unrelated; visual exam is needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Very itchy skin feels like stings and they look like tiny pimples red and turn brown after itched all over my body everywhere chest stomach hands legs?

Very itchy skin feels like stings and they look like tiny pimples red and turn brown after itched all over my body everywhere chest stomach hands legs?

Need eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Bad acne of cheeks and chest?

Bad acne of cheeks and chest?

Treatable: Acne on the trunk will usually require at least one systemic treatment. Topical benzyl peroxide is still your best friend; retinoic acid, Clindamycin and spironolactone are also helpful topicals. The oral contraceptive pill may clear a woman's acne. A systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline may clear you in conjunction with benzoyl peroxide. If offered isotretinoin, consider it. ...Read more

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Acne dents on my chest. Is this normal?

Acne dents on my chest. Is this normal?

Treatable: I'm sorry you ended up with acne on your chest that produced scarring. Your disease could have been managed. It's your decision what to do now. A dermatologist can treat you with fillers, dermabrasion, microsurgery or a laser. Especially if the scars are relatively mild, most women will not care or they may think the scars give your chest character. If you still have acne, your doctor can clear it. ...Read more

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What causes rid if acne on your chest?

What causes rid if acne on your chest?

Systemic Rx: I trust this is real acne; especially in an older person, a drug eruption & other skin problems must be considered. Real acne on the trunk usually requires a systemic antibiotic. Your physician can confirm the diagnosis & help. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more