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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


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I have random clusters of pimples on my left buttock cheak and a painful lymph noid near my groin. The infected area is quite warm.

I have random clusters of pimples on my  left buttock cheak and a painful lymph noid near my groin. The infected area is quite warm.

Genital herpes: This sounds like a classic case of genital herpes. You should see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. There is treatment if you get to your doctor quickly. You should also take your sex partner for testing to see if s/he has it and for advice on how to avoid getting it if they don't. ...Read more

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What causes pimples, or boils in groin?

What causes pimples, or boils in groin?

Often bacteria: The groin is a common place to get boils or "pimple like" lesions. Naturally occuring bacteria like staph is on our skin, and sometimes shaving, or small infected hair follicles can get inflamed and irritated causing boils, absceses, or pimple like lesions. You should see a dr. And get an exam and proper treatment, good luck. ...Read more

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I have a pimple on my upper thigh near the groin, its not painful if untouched.Today it has some white pus, what could it be and what causes it.

I have a pimple on my upper thigh near the groin, its not painful if untouched.Today it has some white pus, what could it be and what causes it.

Abscess: Sounds like a simple boil or abscess- or skin infection. The most common cause is staph aureus- the treatment is warm compresses and drainage- rarely are antibiotics necessary unless the infection spreads. ...Read more

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What causes pimple like marks on the buttocks?

What causes pimple like marks on the buttocks?

Acne: If you are unsure what it is see your doctor, otherwise if it is acne see a doctor for prescription creams to apply. Start using salicylic acid to was the acneic area on your buttocks when in the shower. Avoid baths and hot tubs, lakes and oceans (oxymetazoline) until clear. ...Read more

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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?

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?

No: Abscess can be secondary to a variety of bacteria. They occur when the sebaceous gland becomes obstructed and then bacteria proliferate. Most important thing is to get evaluated. You likely need an i+d and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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Hi want to ask what cause bump type pimples on my butt, I have 2 on each bum, how can I get rid of it.?

Hi want to ask what cause bump type pimples on my butt, I have 2 on each bum, how can I get rid of it.?

Folliculitis: Sounds like folliculitis. Which is an infection in the hair follicles. Mild folliculitis usually heals on its own in about 2 weeks. Avoid picking and scratching the bumps. Bathe or shower daily with a mild antibacterial soap. Avoid using oils on your skin. Oils can trap bacteria in the pores and cause folliculitis. If it spreads or keeps coming back, becomes red, swollen, fever, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What used to be a bump or pimple in my groin is now like a crater. Should i be worried?

What used to be a bump or pimple in my groin is now like a crater. Should i be worried?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I had this pimple in my groin 4 months & it never seems to disappear although it sometimes festers. Now I have another one next to it, they look long?

I had this pimple in my groin 4 months & it never seems to disappear although it sometimes festers. Now I have another one next to it, they look long?

Groin infx/abscess?: Sounds like it may be a groin abscess or possible folliculitits. Certainly a possible infection may be there causing your issues that periodic arise in the groin. See the Dr. when they are present, and get the proper diagnosis as the best treatment would follow. Sometimes cystic abscesses need to be !&D'd/excised or they will continue to return as long as their "core" remains. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a painful red pimple like abscess on my groin area. It was popped and all is fine . Is this normal? I also am a dancer and sweat a lot.

Hi,  I have a painful red pimple like abscess on my groin area. It was popped and all is fine . Is this normal? I also am a dancer and sweat a lot.

Painful pimple : Nothing to worry about. It could be an ingrown hair. Would need to see it before diagnosis. As long as it has drained, no worries. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more