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What can be a patchy marks from the base of the hair, on the face and spots on the chest.

What can be a patchy marks from the base of the hair, on the face and spots on the chest.

Recommendation : Not sure that patchy mark on scalp and face the same that on the chest. Need to see these. But patchy marks on chest at your age most likely tinea versicolor that often happens at hot weather with a lot of sweating. It could be successfully treated with special shampooing. You need to see a doctor for prescription. And keep yourself dry. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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What are the causes of the dry skin on my face?

What are the causes of the dry skin on my face?

Mild soap: Try dove soap and apply a moisturizer on the face immediately after washing. No anti-bacterial or scented soap. ...Read more

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What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

Benign papules : Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more

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Can eczema cause small white pimples on the palms of the hands.

Can eczema cause small white pimples on the palms of the hands.

Yes, Dyshidrosis: A type of eczema called dyshidrotic eczema can cause small bubble or blister on the hand. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on the head of the penis?

What causes bumps on the head of the penis?

Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more

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In my face and espacially on nose pimple comes leaving out lots of oil on the face please suggest me the cure of this?

Sounds like acne: Basic treatment: face soap with salicylic acid (salicylate)- wash twice a day, apply a benzoyl peroxide cream at bedtime, drink lots of water, keep your bed pillow case clean, avoid touching your face or picking at the areas (if you must, wash your hands before doing so), and you may try an otc electronic device like the zeno products. See a dermatologist if these measures don't help clear it up. ...Read more

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Get rid of pimples on forehead and blackheads on the nose ?

Get rid of pimples on forehead and blackheads on the nose ?

See derm: Your dermatologist can put you on a treatment program that will get rid of the lesions and keep them away, but you must stay on the treatment. Isotretinoin is the only treatment that might give you a permanent cure. ...Read more

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What is the cause of these rough dry patches of skin on face?

What is the cause of these rough dry patches of skin on face?

Dry, rough skin: These patches of skin would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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What causes rid of acne marks on your face?

What causes rid of acne marks on your face?

Old scars: A dermatologist can make them less visible using dermabrasion, fillers, microsurgery or laser rx. It's your choice; especially if you're a man, several hollywood leads have kept their for the "tough guy" look. ...Read more

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What causes acne on and around your lip area?

What causes acne on and around your lip area?

Perioral dermatitis: You could be dealing with peri oral dermatitis. No one is sure what causes this but you get a rash around the mouth that sometimes has pimples. Over use of topical steroid creams is sometimes implicated. The usual treatment is an antibiotic, doxycycline. You'll have to see your primary doc or derm to get a definitive diagnosis and get treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the cure for pimples on the face and the marks that are left behind these pimples..?

What is the cure for pimples on the face and the marks that are left behind these pimples..?

Bacteria: Acne is caused by hormonal changes and bacteria on the skin. There is excess oil production. The oil gets trapped under the skin gets infected. Over the counter products with benzoyl peroxide reduce bacteria. Prescription medications such as retin a, (tretinoin) tazorac and differin help prevent the pores from getting blocked. When the pimples heals there can be scarring and pigment changes (dark spots). ...Read more

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What could cause red bumps on the back of the hand?

What could cause red bumps on the back of the hand?

Dermatitis: It may be some forms of dermatitis when you are in contact with in your environment.It is not possible to tell you at this time.You need to see doctor for better evaluartion on your question. ...Read more

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What is cause of lots of bumps on elbows?

What is cause of lots of bumps on elbows?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes little itchy bumps on the back of the neck?

What causes little itchy bumps on the back of the neck?

Several causes: Little itchy bumps on the nape, several forms of dermatitis (skin inflammation), folliculitis (inflammation ofthe hair follicles) , ? Psoriasis ( a scaly skin condition), or seborrhea (part of it is dandruff) u may want 2 c ur 1ry md or a referral to a dermatologist 2 sort it out. ...Read more

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What could cause rashes on the forehead of the toddler?

What could cause rashes on the forehead of the toddler?

Umm, hard to say.: Skin rashes are most difficult to diagnose without actually examining them. Where is it? Is it crusted? Is it spreading rapidly? Are there satellite lesions? What creams have you already tried? Heat and irritant rashes are common. Perhaps it would be wiser to have your pediatrician or dermatologist examine this. Then specific treatment and preventive measures could be discussed with more accuracy. ...Read more

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


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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