Causes of a pimple like rash on the face - Doctor answers

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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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I got some white rashes inside my mouth and a big pimple on my face. What should I do?

I got some white rashes inside my mouth and a big pimple on my face. What should I do?

Thrush?: The white patches are likely thrush, an overgrowth of candida yeast secondary to the powerful antibiotic (cleocin) you are using. Check with prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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How post scabies manifested? Are there new rashes, new white head pimples, crawling?

How post scabies manifested? Are there new rashes, new white head pimples, crawling?

Infected scabies: Sorry your question is not clear. Yes scabies can get infected. New pimples would probably be a different thing, Irrespective of that antibiotics would be needed. ...Read more

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Hi I got red rashes and red spot small small spots (pimple)on my face I think its because I use bleach on yesterday, how to get rid of it immediately?

Hi I got red rashes and red spot small small spots (pimple)on my face I think its because I use bleach on yesterday, how to get rid of it immediately?

Contact dermatitis: Avoidance of the bleach will prevent the recurrence of symptoms. Moisturizer and/or a barrier cream like Aquaphor will help to heal. A short course of over the counter topical steroid cream may help with a contact dermatitis. To be positive it is not something else, I would recommend consulting your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I have some blotchy red rashes/pimples on my face (upper side of face near eyes). Face is very dry. I've been applying creams. Any natural remedies?

I have some blotchy red rashes/pimples on my face (upper side of face near eyes). Face is very dry. I've been applying creams. Any natural remedies?

? rosacea: I think you have rosacea, nickname-adult acne. First, avoid factors that cause a flare. Always wear an SPF 30+ sunscreen. Protect your face in cold weather with scarf/ski mask. Avoid touching your much. Wash with gentle cleanser (Dover, Cetaphil). Avoid skin products with alcohol. Some possible alternative medicines: chrysanthemum indicum, niacinamide, & azelaic acid creams. Good wishes! ...Read more

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What could a pimple like rash on my face be?

What could a pimple like rash on my face be?

Many things: A pimple like rash that just occurred is different from one that's been there awhile, than one that comes and goes. Rashes are difficult to assess without seeing them. Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Neck pain pimple like rash on neck and face achy and tired?

Neck pain pimple like rash on neck and face achy and tired?

When you are ill: It sure sounds like you are ill. You have a series of symptoms that do not fit one pattern. Based upon the variety of your symptoms I believe you need to be seen by your family physician soon.

However, if the neck stiffness worsens or if you have a fever you need to be seen urgently. ...Read more

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What can I do for a pimple-like skin eruption on my face?

What can I do for a pimple-like skin eruption on my face?

Wash your face: 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. If it is worsening then consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a red zone in my face, like a rash, in my forearms. Sometimes is so red, and it have like little pimple... What could that be?

Much more data neede: Could be a dermatologic condition, medication reaction if you are taking anything. Food allergy, etc. Questions need to be asked like onset, does it itch, what makes it worse or better, etc. Start with your family doc and go from there. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my face along my hairline, it is spreading. The rash is flat, reddish color, with some larger bumps kind of like a pimple.

I have a rash on my face along my hairline, it is spreading. The rash is flat, reddish color, with some larger bumps kind of like a pimple.

Requires observation: And examination. No photo were attached and this may be infectious or allergic in nature. Cannot be diagnosed without photo documentation. ...Read more

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Every small eruption, be it pimple or not leaves marks on my face. What is the problem. Suggest me best remedy/medicine available in india, permanent soln?

Every small eruption, be it pimple or not leaves marks on my face. What is the problem. Suggest me best remedy/medicine available in india, permanent soln?

Marks: Whenever the skin gets inflamed it will heal lighter or darker in color. People with medium skin tones (not extremely white or not extremely black) have the most troubling pigmentary alterations because they are noticeable either way. See your dermatologist to treat your acne to minimize this process. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my face that resembles pimples but it's itchy and burning. What could it be?

I have a rash on my face that resembles pimples but it's itchy and burning. What could it be?

Facial rash: Could be eczema, which can be allergic in origin, milk products or others, seborrheic dermatitis (a type of eczema) could be rosacea but that is unusual in younger individual (-usually > 30 yo may respond to topical metranidazole, or doxycycline), or contact dermatitis (like poison Ivy), rarely lupus) usually not itchy) sarcoid or impetigo (infection needs antibiotics). f/u w/ dermatology ...Read more

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My 11 years old daughter has rash on her face. It erupted after I put some medicine for her single pimple. Now she has hundred of them on her forehead?

My 11 years old daughter has rash on her face. It erupted after I put some medicine for her single pimple. Now she has hundred of them on her forehead?

Beginning of acne: It sounds like she has the beginning of acne. If you are using a shampoo that's oily stop it. It could be causing the rash on her forehead. In the meantime make an appointment to see a dermatologist for her. ...Read more

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There's something on my face. It started as pimples, but now its like a rash. The more I wash it, the worse it gets. What should I do?

There's something on my face. It started as pimples, but now its like a rash. The more I wash it, the worse it gets. What should I do?

Facial rash: Since the rash is on your face and is not improving, I recommend that you get examined by your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more