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Causes Of Pimple Like Bums On My Legs
I often get painful pimple like bumps on back of thigh, right below buttocks. They appear suddenly & go away same day or next day. What could cause ?
Painful pimple : Hard to answer without a picture or examination but perhaps bacterial infection ...Read more
My 2 year old son has pimple like bumps on his belly, bum, legs that seem to get better then in the next hour are worse. Any ideas? Take him to dr. ?
Could molluscum: Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that cause a warty like papule that has a central indent (umbilication). These are benign, and can spontaneously improve, usually over weeks, not minutes. These could also be allergic type reaction. Should be checked at some time when he has them to get correct diagnosis. ...Read more
I had a red bump on my bum cheek (close to inner thigh crease) It looked and felt like a painful pimple, now it looks popped and looks like a sore.
Pimple: This sounds like a small abscess caused by an infected hair follicle. It can be really warm and painful. Usually when it drains, will feel better but you should keep a close eye on it and keep it clean. If the pain worsens or the site starts looking worse, see your doctor because it might become more infected. ...Read more
Painful red bumps on buttocks and thigh, big like a pimple, were wet this morning. Main cluster of bumps then a few farther away. What could this be?
Many small itchy bumps in groin and crease of thigh/buttocks, some appear like whiteheads, other like pimples without a head. What could they be?
Not clear: Only a doctor who can look at them can tell you. ...Read more
Hi I'm a 37 yo male,and shaved my whole lower reigion(all pubic hair and buttocks) 4 days ago.Within one day I had a very painful rash with clusters of whiteheads on my right buttock and inside of right thigh close to anus,it is still very painful to walk
Infection: This is more common with being overweight, excessive sweating and diabetes. Do not squeeze, it may get much bigger. Use hot compresses to bring to a head naturally. If it does not respond oral antibiotics maybe necessary. Your other drugs and any history of drug alleries is very important if you see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Is contractubex or Mederma an effective remedy for scars on my legs caused by pimple like blotches?
Scar Away works !: I am not impressed with Mederma for scar improvement. I recommend Scar Away and other Silicone based scar treatments. They work by creating a hydrostatic charge at the top of the skin to help align fibroblasts and collagen . They really work. we use them in plastic surgery and they are available over the counter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lately I have been seeing white and red spots like pimples on my legs, only when I "pop" them they are flat, red in color and burn. ?
I have a rash that start off as a small pimple and evolves to look like a burn mark. It's on my legs, waist, arms(severe) and neck. What can this be?
Exanthems (= rashes): such as yours are often impossible to diagnose with out the MD having the advantage of " laying eyes on it." Photos of good resolution can help but won't supplant good clinical evaluation. There are so many possibilities it wouldn't help anything to try to narrow down with such little information. On the other hand, a good dermatologist usually can nail it in a few minutes in person. ...Read more
I have red bumps/ pimple like on my arms, some on legs and feet. It itches. What's the cause of this?
Skin discoloration: Any sun exposure will continue to keep the dark patches noticeable. Your best option is sunscreen or long pants or skirts to keep the sun away. It is not common to have pimples on your legs, so you might want to investigate if the breakouts are from sensitivity to a fabric, a detergent or softener. Sweat can cause a rash. Don't pick at any breakouts as that will only increase the pigmentation. ...Read more
I have round pus filled boil looking pimples on legs. What could be the cause? What should I do to treat it?
Seek medical care: As it may significantly worsen. I could be an abscess, and may contain a type of bacteria that is highly resistant to most antibiotics -- "mrsa." you will need to go see your doctor to evaluate and treat this before it gets worse, or before it gets bigger. You may need to be given antibiotics, depending on if it is actually an infection. ...Read more
Hello, I have these red little bumps behind my legs after I shave . Is it the lotion or the shaver ?
Or maybe my skin ?
Another question , I'm very curious about .
What if I have like an acne problem on my buttocks like red little bumps ? Could it be fro
Folliculitis: Shaving with a dull razor or shaving without lubricant can cause the base of the hairs to get pulled slightly out of the shaft, causing redness and irritation. Using hypoallergenic soaps or shave creams and applying moisturizers after shaving can help reduce this. Similar bumps can appear on parts of the body that constantly rub against tight clothing. ...Read more
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