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Grandson has pimple-like outbreak behind one knee. Hard encapsulated. They are painful at times. What could this be?

Grandson has pimple-like outbreak behind one knee. Hard encapsulated. They are painful at times. What could this be?

Possibly boils: Hard, painful pimples suggest a localized skin infection usually caused by the bacteria staph aureus. A possible reason it is behind the knee is that your grandson may have eczema which is often behind the knee and makes one more susceptible to staph infections. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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How can I avoid pimples that never go away? They seem to encapsulate and become permanent. 

How can I avoid pimples that never go away? They seem to encapsulate and become permanent. 

See a dermatologist: There are multiple forms of acne and several types of skin problems that can look like acne. You should see a dermatologist for evaluation & treatment, as some forms of acne-like lesions can be associated with other problems. ...Read more

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How yo avoid pimples?

How yo avoid pimples?

Varies: I assume you are referring to acne, but there are other types of "pimples" or pustules. Therapy can be prescribed after an exam and evaluation. Best results from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What should we eat/do for better skin and avoid pimples ?

What should we eat/do for better skin and avoid pimples ?

Avoid pimples: Eat healthy diet low in sugars (read about low glycemic foods). Eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Many doctors believe some foods trigger acne e.g. Cows milk products, nuts, chocolate, although many other doctors think food does not cause acne flare. Eat high omega 3 foods e.g. Wild salmon or take supplements. Apply benzyol peroxide low strength to pimple area. Do not scrub face as it irritates. ...Read more

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What is the best way to avoid pimples after you turn 13 years old?

What is the best way to avoid pimples after you turn 13 years old?

See a dermatologist: If you have tried over the counter acne products with salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide or m2 from skincarerx.Com and your acne is not getting better. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there is any home made solution to avoid pimples?

Can you tell me if there is any home made solution to avoid pimples?

Several measures.: Go to the following for 10 steps: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/teen-acne-13/10-tips-for-preventing-pimples?page=2. In addition, try a sauna to help produce a cleansing sweat. Note that keeping ones hair oil-free helps keep ones face oil-free. Head & Shoulders shampoo has an active ingredient which can help. ...Read more

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Should you avoid touching/picking your pimples, even though there is some 'white' in them?

That is general: recommendation. When skin becomes broken it creates a portal for germs to enter. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I avoid from popping a pimple?

How can I avoid from popping a pimple?

Dont pick at it: Cleanse the area warm soaks exfoliate with an otc wash benzoyl peroxide ointments may help as well you can fond 10% over the counter as well ...Read more

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How can you avoid getting pimples?

How can you avoid getting pimples?

Preventative Tx: Use a salicylic acid cleanser for the face such as clean and clear or neutrogenia oil free cleanser. ...Read more

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How to avoid having pimples or acne?

How to avoid having pimples or acne?

Manage it, Jay: Acne is a chronic, serious disease of teens and young adults that eventually remits on its own. In spite of what anyone else may tell you, it is basically unrelated to diet, hygiene, sexual behavior or anything else you can control. If topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid has not cleared you in two weeks, your physician needs to add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more