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Breakouts Everywhere Pimple Like Boils Came On Fast
Having breakouts of boil like acne on the hairline on my neck, very painful & inflamed, acne med dosnt do anything, what can I do to stop it?
See dermatologist: Dermatologists have many way to deal with it. Trust them. ...Read more
I want to have clear skin. I always have breakouts and random pimples everywhere. Any suggestions?
I HAVE PIMPLE LIKE BOILS APPEARING ALL OVER MY BODY AND THEN THEY RIPE AND THEN COLLAPSE. IS IT A STD OR STI?
See a doctor: You should let a doctor check you soon. ...Read more
History: Not quite consistent with acne. See a doctor. If Acne is the diagnosis he may prescribe topical acne medications and or oral medications ...Read more
I started Accutane with lots of gunk under the skin + few pimples. My skin started to breakout everywhere til now week7. Why does this happen?
I have skin pimples or lesions, irregular in size all over mybody. They all started with a boil in the area above penis. I had protected sex 10months ago?
See a physician: You could have a sexually transmitted disease and need evaluation. You probably need antibiotics but definately need treatment. Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Blocked gland: It sounds most like blocked gland. Basically pimples. There are a lot of glands in the vaginal area. Sweaty rubbing like with sex can cause dead skin and bacteria to get pushed into the pore and block the gland secretion. Showering after sex and applying a heating pad for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily can help. Get an evaluation if that doesn't help within 3 days. Sometimes drainage is needed. ...Read more
Why the painful boils or pimple like things keep occurring every now and then near hip area? Some staying for a couple of days and some do for months
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Penile lesion: If you've had no sexual activity with another individual within the past few weeks, this may simply be a pustule which you can treat with warm applications and applying an antibacterial ointment like bacitracin. However if you've had any exposure see a physician or a dermatologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more
I have a boil pimple like on my vagina. It's itching and hurting at the same time. What should I do?
Keep area clean: And don't pick at it. If doesn't go away in a few days you should have it checked. ...Read more
Avoid wearing clothes that do not breathe and allow you to sweat
warm not hot showers immediate after
use non drying non scented soaps and a good cleanser ...Read more
I've been suffering from pimple problems since a long time. I have a combination skin type and I get breakouts often. Need a solution to this.
See a dermatologist: You may benefit from a prescription skin care regimen that can be prescribed by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Size mostly: A zit/pimple is a hair follicle filled with oil and dead skin cells and bacteria. But it is just one hair follicle. An abscess (a boil) is usually much larger, it starts as one hair follicle but then the bacterial infection spreads to a much larger area (the size of a nickel to the size of an egg). Boils need medical attention. They need to be lanced and you might need antibiotics. ...Read more
Found pimple/boil looking thing on scalp, no blood visible, shape irregular, look closer up saw small brown oval, its like mountain w/ peak, what isit?
See a doctor: Although the description of your condition is detailed, nothing beats the trained eye of a medical expert in determining what may be your specific problem. Please follow up with a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have these big pimple/boil like things on my groin. I don't know how to get rid of them. Please help?
See MD: I'd see a physician. You may need antibiotics and/or the lesion may need to be drained. ...Read more
I have a pimple like thing on my buttock I researched it and it said it was a boil usually cause by MRSA are all boils cause by it?
Numerous causes: There may be a variety of causes at first need to be evaluated prior to recommending a blanket statement. Hormonal or food sensitivities may require medication. Otherwise good skin hygiene with possible use of antibiotics or anti-inflammatory agents as well as topical retinoids may be beneficial. ...Read more
Hi. I have a pimple underneath my left underarm. The head of it is red. I'm scared. Is it just a pimple or a boil?
Keep it Clean: You can check w/your doc to make sure that's what it is first. Then keep the area clean to prevent infection until it heals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Boil vs Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. A boil is a skin infection that starts in a hair follicle or oil gland. Most boils are caused by a germ (staphylococcal bacteria). This germ enters the body through tiny nicks or cuts in the skin or can travel down the hair to the follicle. ...Read more
Bites or no bites: A boil is kind of a pimple "gone nuclear", and it is more serious, usually the result of an infection. An arachnid, or spider bite, is completely different, with injection of a toxin which the spider uses to paralyze or kill it's prey. Interesting question! ...Read more
Could I have a vaginal boil or pimple? Is that possible, because there naturally is no hair in that area?
See a dermatologist: Large inflammatory pustules in the groin can be infectious or an inflammatory response to oil, irritation, sweat, bacteria, fungus, yeast, medications, soaps or other irritating substances. A condition call hidadrenitis is an acne-like condition that presents as inflammatory pustules in the groin. See a dermatologist for consultation. ...Read more
Good face washing: Is still a basic and useful answer. Reduce fast food consumption eat more fresh fruits and veggies. Look at proactive. People either love it or hate it. Look at a product called schmoove on www. Franzcenter. Com. Over the counter products with benzoyl peroxide also can help. Products with retinoic acid can also be helpful. If it is worsening then consult with your doctor. ...Read more
I am having these bumps come up on my thigh area almost like a boil or pimple and the seem to spread here and there?
Skin/skin infection: Certainly, if the abscess is draining pus, then an infection can spread from skin to skin contact between the thighs. For example, abscess drainage from a MRSA wound infection can spread quickly. The important thing is to avoid skin to skin contact, good hand washing, and observing excellent hygiene. S. ...Read more
Painful pink/red pimple like boil on sides of abdomen. Always on a stretch mark. Get 1 almost every 4 months. Goes away on its own after 2 wks.
See a doctor: Show these lesions to an expert and have them appropriately diagnosed. A dermatologist would be an excellent source. Good luck. ...Read more
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