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Black Boils On The Skin
What's the dark, tough skin around my acne scab? The red skin around the popped acne turned into a dark brown and the skin became tough to touch.
See dermatologist: Can be many things. See a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
See your doctor: If your red marks are new and you just noticed them see your doctor to find out what the diagnosis is and how to treat it. If you have had this a long time show your doctor on your next visit and she will tell you what it is. ...Read more
Stys: It's probably a sty, a moderately inflamed "sweat duct" in the eyelid. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. If it does not get better in a week or gets worse go to your eye doctor. ...Read more
I've skin colored mole on face from birth.i noticed that on the top of mole there is a spot of acne.can i use acne balm on that?
Need to see: See your doctor or better yet a dermatologist. Many skin lesions can be white and be normal. A dermatologist can check your skin and help diagnose and treat if necessary. Some causes of white spots include idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis to vitiligo. Skin cancer does not typically present as white spots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dark skinned, there's 2 white bumps around anus and a rash on the inner of cheeks on side of anus, dark rash with bleeding round kinda flat bumps....
DRY FLAKY PUBIC SKIN: WHAT IS A "MA" DOES THIS MEAN "MAN"? IT SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN SENT BY A WOMAN! ...Read more
What is the best treatment for comedonal acne? (Those tiny flesh coloured bumps on surface of skin only visible in certain light)
Hi David:: Best thing is skin hygiene, wash face before going to bed with face wash containing salicylic acid. Use moisturizer, sun screen, avoid touching or picking on acne with your fingers. Most importantly drink plenty of water and see a dermatologist as they may prescribe retin-A or other antibiotics depending on the severity, medical history and clinical findings. ...Read more