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My baby has a bump looks like a pimple on his left cheek and on the back of his left leg? What could this be?

My baby has a bump looks like a pimple on his left cheek and on the back of his left leg? What could this be?

Depends: How old is your baby? The first few months of life babies can get many different lesions, most of which are considered normal and expected to go away if left alone. If it is red at the base, growing in size/number, appears tender (hurts if touched) then it needs to be evaluated by his doctor. http://www.babycenter.com/101_visual-guide-to-childrens-rashes-and-skin-conditions_10332129.bc ...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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I have pimple with a petfect Ring around it. without pus. In my left cheek ( if im sitting oppsite you ) It been 3 days now .

I have  pimple with a petfect Ring around it. without pus. In  my left cheek ( if im sitting oppsite you ) It been 3 days now
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Inflamed Acne.: It sounds like the acne lesion is inflamed. It will need treatment with topical antibiotic to prevent it from becoming pustular. Recommend OTC benzoyl peroxide 10 %. Avoid touching the lesion. ...Read more

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I had a pimple on my cheek and i popped it. 5 minutes later it turned black. after 3 weeks it hasnt gone away. what do i do? Today i used bp

I had a pimple on my cheek and i popped it. 5 minutes later it turned black. after 3 weeks it hasnt gone away. what do i do? Today i used bp

It turned black: because you created a blood scab. It has persisted for 3 weeks perhaps because you are picking at it. This will cause the inflammation to become chronic and increase likelihood of scarring. The best thing for you to do is use a gentle facial cleanser (do NOT scrub), 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and a light facial moisturizer everyday, and LEAVE IT ALONE. Seek dermatologist advice if that fails. ...Read more

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How can i mimimize my pimples on cheek?

How can i mimimize my pimples on cheek?

Cleanse: Wash with a good soap on a regularly basis and do not use comdeogenic creams. Other than that - nothing more you can do. ...Read more

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Pimple inside of cheek is caused by infection?

Papule: A papule or swollen raied area inside the cheek may represent a gland that has been pinched off or a duct that has been pinched off depending on where it is, it may just be a simple closed duct or the beginning of an infection in the salivary or parotid gland. Conservative management with salt water gargles unless you have fever, chills, sweats or pain or swelling of the cheek or a gland. ...Read more

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Why do I always get pimples mostly on my left cheek?

Why do I always get pimples mostly on my left cheek?

Acne on one side : It is common to get acne slightly worse on one side when compared to the other. More striking differences are often attributed to occlusion--such as leaning on that side, or resting it on a hand, or sleeping on that side. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat recurring pimples on my cheek?

What can I do to treat recurring pimples on my cheek?

Topical treatment : A number of different topical medications may help. Over the counter medications use contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Prescription options include epiduo, benzaclin, (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) aczone and other medications. Sometimes a course of oral antibiotics is helpful. See a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a pimple on your cheek?

What is the best way to get rid of a pimple on your cheek?

Pimple: Clean you skin with a good cleansing soap and use benzoyl peroxide 10% over the counter. You can find coverup to put on the blemish at the counter of your local department store. You have to match your skin tone. A sales rep can help you find the right shade. Good luck. ...Read more

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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