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How to get rid of pimples under the breasts?

How to get rid of pimples under the breasts?

Keep area dry: If you have large breast that can lead to folliculitis, a form of acne. Keep the area clean and dry, wear a support bra and use baby powder to keep it dry. If skin is irritated and red it can be a fungal infection and you should apply an anti-fungal cream or powder. ...Read more

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Hi i always get red spots on my breasts theyre like pimples what and why am i getting them?

Folliculitis: You may be getting folliculitis (hair follicle infection). These are more common in women with larger pendulous breasts and with use of poorly fitting bras. ...Read more

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I have a huge pimple under my breast, it hasn't gone away and it's very painful to the point where I can't sleep, how can I get rid rid of it?

I have a huge pimple under my breast, it hasn't gone away and it's very painful to the point where I can't sleep, how can I get rid rid of it?

See doctor/ER: U may have a boil and the fact that it is preventing you from sleeping suggests that u may need to have it incised. You shd go to emergency room to have it looked at. Meanwhile u can take an Advil (ibuprofen) to decrease the pain. ...Read more

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Is it nnormal for my 14 yr old daughter to get real bad pimples between her breasts that leave disgusting scars? If so what should I do?

Is it nnormal for my 14 yr old daughter to get real bad pimples between her breasts that leave disgusting scars? If so what should I do?

Yes possible: Don't pop the pimple. Some people tend to make keloid after a cut or wound. So, you don't want to pop any pimple etc. You need to consult skin doctor if the acne is severe. Keep your personal hygiene well-that would help. ...Read more

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Itchy nipples, small itchy cyst/pimple like bumps between and around breasts. What is this? Does it sound serious enough to get checked? OTC?

Itchy nipples, small itchy cyst/pimple like bumps between and around breasts. What is this? Does it sound serious enough to get checked? OTC?

Healthtap visit: Consider doing a virtual visit with one of the Healthtap primary care doctors or Dermatologist. They may be able to look at the area in question and direct you to further treatment. This is an issue that will require visualization of the area to draw any conclusions. ...Read more

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I get really bad black heads and pimples on my inner thighs I don't know how to get them to stop. Also pimples on and under my breast but I don't why?

I get really bad black heads and pimples on my inner thighs I don't know how to get them to stop. Also pimples on and under my breast but I don't why?

Bad black heads: on the thighs - it might be from rubbing on clothing causing irritation of the skin leading to pimples and blocked sebum glands. The same for the area under your breasts. I would use a mild facial scrub which will help remove the black heads and bring the pimples to a head. You can use any of the OTC acne medications as well. Under your breasts I would make sure the area stays dry. ...Read more

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Around period, I get lots of pimples. Got one large pimple above my breast. Its now a scab and has been for 3ish days. Should I be worried?

Around period, I get lots of pimples. Got one large pimple above my breast. Its now a scab and has been for 3ish days. Should I be worried?

No: Leave the scab alone and it will fall of when good and ready. You may consult the site below for home treatment of acne. You may need to try more than one method. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Hi, for about a year I have been getting ingrown hair pimple things on my breasts now I'm starting to get them in my armpits and on tummy what is this?

Hi, for about a year I have been getting ingrown hair pimple things on my breasts now I'm starting to get them in my armpits and on tummy what is this?

Avoid shaving, bpo : Ingrown hairs are common. Shaving contributes to ingrown hairs. Avoid shaving or shaving toward the gradient with single bladed disposable razors is best. Wash with benzoyl peroxide containing wash. You may need an antibacterial solution from your dr if it gets worse ...Read more