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Facial blackhead caused hole on my cheek?

Facial blackhead caused hole on my cheek?

Acne: There is nothing you can do than letting it heal. Don't try to tamper with it in any way as you may harm yourself by introducing unwanted infection. ...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


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Red mark or spot left behind by pimple on cheek. how?why?

Red mark or spot left behind by pimple on cheek. how?why?

Inflammation/pigment: If the pimple just healed, this is likely some residual inflammation. If it's been a while, you may have some post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. It may resolve on it's own, but if its been there for a while you might try a bleaching cream or steroid ointment on it. ...Read more

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I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?

I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?

Details matter: How long since you "popped" this? If it is acne it just needs time to heal. Rinsing with tap water will be good for it. If you have significant acne a dermatologist will help you. ...Read more

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Pimple on face dots in it and hurts?

Pimple on face dots in it and hurts?

Acne: If you have acne cysts, your doctor may suggest a stronger medicine, such as oral antibiotics and if this does not work there is always accutane. See your dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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Soft lump pimple like on inside thigh ?

Soft lump pimple like on inside thigh ?

Pimple on thigh: It could be anything from a big bite to an infected hair follicle. If it progresses, have your pmd take a look. ...Read more

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I have this deep pimple like thing on my butt cheek. On pantypanty line and very painful. Pic on profile.Had white top, popped, bloody white pus.

I have this deep pimple like thing on my butt cheek. On pantypanty line and very painful. Pic on profile.Had white top, popped, bloody white pus.

Boil (abscess): You're probably describing a boil or minor skin abscess (pocket of pus). As long as it's drained, you should be fine. But watch out for any surrounding redness or worsening pain. Obviously fevers, sweats & chills are a bad sign. If possible, take a ball point pen to the area & make a tight circle around it. Then date & time it for comparison later. If redness extends beyond, then you need 2 go 2er. ...Read more

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Cellulitis on my face or under the skin pimple?

Cellulitis on my face or under the skin pimple?

Cellulitis is a: a concern and looks nothing like a pimple. I would see doctor preferably dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Small spot on my face beneath right eye looks like skin rash/irritated skin/sunburn. Anything i can put on it?

Small spot on my face beneath right eye looks like skin rash/irritated skin/sunburn. Anything i can put on it?

Topical steroid: I would try a 1% Cortaid (hydrocortisone) like cream twice a day for a couple of days. This should help--if not---please see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Red pimple like acne on on scalp back of head?

Red pimple like acne on on scalp back of head?

Ingrown Hair: Sounds to me like you, in all likelihood, have developed an ingrown hair. Ingrown hairs are caused by a growing hair that gets trapped under the skin and can cause irritation and/or infection in the area. If you have many of these pimples, its a condition called 'folliculitis'. More severe cases may require treatment with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Pimple like bumps on scalp?

Pimple like bumps on scalp?

Scalp folliculitis: Scalp folliculitis is an inflammatory disorder of the hair follicles in the scalp. Causes include bacteria, yeast or demodex. It is characterised by small, very itchy pustules within the scalp, often most troublesome on the frontal hairline. There may be only a small number of lesions or they may be very numerous. Treatment is with oral or topical antibiotics, topical cortisone, based on cause. ...Read more

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Can cellulitis on forehead appear on nose?

Can cellulitis on forehead appear on nose?

Yes: Cellulitis means infection/inflammation of skin and tissue..It can appear anywhere on the body. But if the area is small and appears irregular see a doctor for examination. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots on lips. When become really chapped, I get a whitehead directly on my lip. Inflamed Fordyce spot? When popped, it goes away. Little sore

Fordyce spots on lips. When become really chapped, I get a whitehead directly on my lip. Inflamed Fordyce spot? When popped, it goes away. Little sore

Oral Fordyce spots: The importance of recognising these papules as Fordyce spots is in the differential diagnosis as some sexually transmitted diseases may start off looking like Fordyce spots.Fordyce spots are generally harmless and do not require any treatment. Avoid picking or squeezing the spots. Electrosurgery and vaporising laser treatment (CO2 laser) have been used along with bichloracetic acid, photodynamic therapy, micro-punch excision surgery ...Read more

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I have a small pimple looking thing on skin above my upper lip thats half on skin half on lip?

I have a small pimple looking thing on skin above my upper lip thats half on skin half on lip?

This could be a: simple pimple. It also could be the beginning of a bacterial infection (impetigo) or a herpes lesion (especially if it blisters), or if you had any injury to the area, it could be from that. I would recommend that you have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Small pimple like bump appeared on top lip. Then I noticed trail tiny bumps on the left side. And a tiny cluster on right. Dnt hurt but what are they?

Small pimple like bump appeared on top lip. Then I noticed trail tiny bumps on the left side. And a tiny cluster on right. Dnt hurt but what are they?

Depends: There are many possibilities here that really need a strong history to diagnose your problem. Depending on your exposures, it could be anything from a herpetic breakout (cold sore), to acne, to impetigo (a bacterial skin infection), or even poison ivy. See your primary physician or dermatologist to help narrow it down. ...Read more

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Is dangerous Fordyce spot on inside cheek?

Is dangerous Fordyce spot on inside cheek?

No, not at all: If true Fordyce Spot or Granules , they are really just sebaceous glands (sweat glands) in unusual areas and nothing to worry about ...Read more

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I found a blister on my lip inside my mouth on bottom lip?

I found a blister on my lip inside my mouth on bottom lip?

Canker sore?: Sounds like a cancer sore. Warm saltwater rinses help. Stay away from spicy or acidic foods. They usually heal within a few days and ageless painful. Over-the-counter medications can help. ...Read more

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Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple. What is this ?

Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple.  What is this ?

Lymph node: The appearance of a swollen gland, or lymph node, is a sign your body's immune system is working well to clear up the infection. On the same side. Rest easy. ...Read more