Doctor insights on:
Acne: You are still during the period of time in life where acne can flourish significantly. If you have tried over the counter medication and failed it is time for a dermatology consult or even with your pcp if he(she) feels comfortable treating acne. You might need antibiotics in order to treat acne effectively. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
I have this red itchy bump with a black center & it is not a ingrown hair or a blackhead it's not a rash its on my inner thigh on my right leg ?
Possibilites: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health and Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person. Bug bite, local trauma, multiple ones of them would mean something totally different, in theory, local infection possibly... probably other possiblities consider our video service. ...Read more
Weird rash on my sister's back. Looks like individual blackheads and it's itchy, clustered and raised. Had it for about 5 days. Hope you can help us!
I have a few bumps down there that seem like a rash. No itchiness. Three popped like blackheads. Don't know what it is. I do have strep b. Connection?
My 2 year old son has fine acne like rash with some blackhead on his face, the rash come and go.What is it and what can I use for. It.
I have a rash that has tiny blackheads that also are very itchy and stinging. Can you give me an idea how I can treat this rash. it is only on my ches?
Blackheads in 50 yo: Soap and water work for black heads. On only one side of chest in a narrow band and really stinging, consider shingles which is treated with prescribed drug. However, if the "blackheads" are not clearing up, ... at your age you may have a serious skin disease that needs dermatology evaluation and even biopsy (eg for melanoma). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be acne..: Acne can take different forms, especially on the back and chest. There are some great creams that can help, and even some oral antibiotics may be appropriate. To help in the meantime, try to avoid synthetic fiber shirts, always shower immediately after working out and sweating and avoid scented or perfumed soaps. But talk with your doc if it's not improving. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Frequently have rashes black heads. Hot or warm foot under the toe. Pain on the small toe and outer side of the left foot?
Comedone Extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer