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I have bumps on my face similar to pimples, and the more i pop them, the more they seem to spread. What is it?!

I have bumps on my face similar to pimples, and the more i pop them, the more they seem to spread. What is it?!

Maybe not pimples: It could be molluscum contagiosum, a viral condition similar to warts - and called "contagiosum" for a reason! it could also be a folliculitis due to either bacterial or yeast organisms, which can also be spread by squeezing. The lesson here, obviously, is stop squeezing! and see a dermatologist to find out exactly what it is and get proper treatment for it. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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I have 3 bumps on my face looks like pimples but it has puss and blood and hard very painful also have one on my arm what could this be?

I have 3 bumps on my face looks like pimples but it has puss and blood and hard very painful also have one on my arm what could this be?

You have cellulitis.: It sound like you have an infection of the skin called cellulitis. Most infections can be treated easily with a proper antibiotic. However, certain infections, like mrsa, a drug resistant infection may require you to see your doctor and have the drainage cultured. By culturing the drainage, your doctor can chose the right antibiotic to clear the infection. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my face that look like pimples but are not and they hurt?

I have bumps on my face that look like pimples but are not and they hurt?

May not be acne: Bumps on the face that hurt may be deeper-than-average acne bumps. A dermatologist can help treat them. If they are not acne, and don't come to the surface and break open to drain themselves, then the dermatologist will also be very helpful. Sometimes the doctor can open a bump to see what is inside. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my face it is not a pimple, its not sore or anything, its on my upper face a little above my nose. What is it and any treatments?

I have a red bump on my face it is not a pimple, its not sore or anything, its on my upper face a little above my nose. What is it and any treatments?

Bumps: The word bump is in no way descriptive enough to diagnose by internet. I am sorry but, your problem will require examination. Please contact your family physician. ...Read more

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I've been finding random, painless, pimple looking bumps on my skin that do not disappear. They are round and shiny, with no crater look,clear on face?

I've been finding random, painless, pimple looking bumps on my skin that do not disappear. They are round and shiny, with no crater look,clear on face?

Difficult to know: Diagnosing rashes without seeing them & then recommending treatment is really impossible over the internet. Best bet is to have a physician look at them. Google " molluscum contagiosum". See if they look like that. ...Read more

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I've a prblm with my chin &bottom side of face as there appeared tiny pimple like bumps 3 weeks back. It isn't pimple. Now i feel like its spreading?

I've a prblm with my chin &bottom side of face as there appeared tiny pimple like bumps 3 weeks back. It isn't pimple. Now i feel like its spreading?

Folliculitis?: Face rashes can be checked by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. If there is an infection in the pores or hair follicles, antibiotics may be needed. If it is some form of acne, acne treatments may be used (sometimes acne treatment includes some antibiotics). ...Read more