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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more

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What causes a pimple like on the areola of the breast?

What causes a pimple like on the areola of the breast?

A number of small: Glands secrete a lubricating material - the montgomery glands. If you an infection that is another issue. ...Read more

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Managing Acne (Checklist)

Use a gentle cleanser designed for acne-prone skin
1 Min, Daily for 2 Years
Use over-the-counter or prescription acne drugs as the doctor advises
Daily
See the doctor to adjust medications and other treatments
3x year
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My 2-year old daughter has a (pink) bump pimple like on her right breast (areola area), and it is swollen a bit and slips when touched. What cud it be

My 2-year old daughter has a (pink) bump pimple like on her right breast (areola area), and it is swollen a bit and slips when touched. What cud it be

Variety of things: It could be a variety of things with benign nevus (mole) being the most likely possibility but a drug reaction and even ectopic breast tissue or accessory nipple are possibilities. Discuss with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a blister on my left breast at first it looked like a tiny pimple. I squeezed it it popped but it's a blister and I see the white thing floatin?

I have a blister on my left breast at first it looked like a tiny pimple. I squeezed it it popped but it's a blister and I see the white thing floatin?

Breast pimple: That breast pimple may have been a small gland known as a Montgomery gland. They are found in the areola and secrete a filmy fluid to keep the nipple moist ...Read more

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Managing Acne (Checklist)

Wash face with a hydroxy acid cleanser
2x day
Apply OTC benzoyl peroxide in the morning
Daily
Consider a topical retinol at bedtime
Once
Consider taking vitamins
once
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Pimple like marks on breast. Normal? Should i be worried?

Pimple like marks on breast. Normal? Should i be worried?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Can breast canser look like a small pimple?

Can breast canser look like a small pimple?

Not Usually: Inflammatory breast cancer is an aggressive type of breast cancer that grows very rapidly and invades the lymphatics of the skin of the breast, giving the appearance of a breast infection; the breast is often red, swollen, tender, with a rash--it rarely looks like a small pimple. Usually a pimple on the breast is just that. When in doubt, it's best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Managing Acne (Checklist)

See a Doctor to prescribe a treatment plan based on your acne severity
3x year
Use your medications consistently; don't skip doses or days
daily
Wash twice daily & after exercise, make-up removal, extra oily skin
daily
Use mild, oil-free soaps, avoid exfoliating products & don't scrub
daily
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I have a pimple in my left breast and it won't pop. Is it really a pimple or is it something else?

I have a pimple in my left breast and it won't pop. Is it really a pimple or is it something else?

Pimple: That pimple may be a sebaceous gland known as a Montgomery gland.It secretes and oily substance to help lubercate the nipple ...Read more

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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

Areola (Definition)

The areola is the dark ...Read more

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