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Does Acne Itch
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Manage it: Acne on the trunk usually requires both a topical such as benzoyl peroxide and systemic Rx suc has an antibiotic for at least a while. If it itches, you may be allergic to the bacteria -- or it may be someting other than acne. Dermatitis herpetiformis can do this. Your physician is your best guide. ...Read more
I get small several acne on face. It itches if I leave my face dry but when I apply lotion I beakout. Any help thanks!?
Change soap: You might want to use less soap or change soaps, which can dry out the skin. Also, you might want to dry a different lotion, one with as few perfumes as possible. ...Read more
Suggs for back acne? Prefer no oral meds. Having a very hard time controlling it and it itches and benzoyl topical wash is not working well enough.
See dr: Without seeing the rash it is difficult to say what category of medication is best for him, but he will most likely require prescription medication. ...Read more
How do you get rid of acne that itches, leaves purple scars, and surprisingly gets worst day after day?
First control acne: Acne is a complex disease treated with a variety of approaches ranging from topical anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, as well as hormonal, medical regimens and surgery. Each case is individually treated and it is difficult to recommend a single cure. See a dermatologist first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wake up and find a red Papule on face, I don't know whether it's a mosquito bite or acne. How to differentiate? BTW I'm nt sure whether it itches or nt
My acne itches, bleeds, lots of pus comes out of it, and dry dead skin around it, does this mean I will have scars if I don't get it treated quick enough?
Get treated: You owe it to yourself to be treated, now, and not just to prevent scars. The oral contraceptive pill, if you can take it, works wonders for many women. Acne that's this extensive will probably require a systemic antibiotic such as Erythromycin or tetracycline as your physician thinks best, plus topical rx. Women seldom require Accutane but this is the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more
Would Valtrex (valacyclovir) work now? I feel like I have been having an outbreak on my face for 3 months after fellatio. Itches and burns but looks like acne.
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I'm not sure weather I have a rash on my back or it acne my doctor seems to think its acne but if I think about it it itches?
Common side effect: Both benzoyl peroxide and tretinoin are peeling agents. They come in different concentrations (%) and different bases (cream, lotion, gel). If it burns ask your doc to lower the strength and you spread out the time between applications to every other day or every third day. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a dark skin place between my legs, in both legs, near my pub area and it itches a lot, there are some acne around it, I don't know what it is?
I take birth control for cysts but it's causing me to breakout really bad! How do I get rid of the acne and is this normal? The acne also itches badly
Have a question, I have a serious itch, and red pustules around the grooming area! That itches when it gets dry! I try to us gold bond and other powders but it's very uncomfortable and it's like acne but itchy....?
Rashes are extremely difficult to DX and treat correctly without an exam.
Suggest seeing your Family DR or Dermatologist. ...Read more
I am taking sotret 20mg b.d for the last 10days (for acne).I have notiched chapped lips & also vulva area itches sometimes, burning during urination.
CHECK WITH DOCTOR WHO PRESCRIBED THE SOTRET IN THE FIRST PLACE.
YOU HAVE REDUCE THE DOSAGE TO ONCE DAILY.
BEST LUCK ...Read more