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Does Acne Itch
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Herpes is painful and a cluster of blisters in a small area (usually). It is not pimples, a rash or spread widely on the skin. Herpes is diagnosed by blood test best. ...Read more
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 more
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.
Not protein.: U consume it every day. It it is due 2 a supplement, I would suspect a steroid additive may B present. Read the label carefully & if U don't understand it, have a dietitian or MD read it 4 U. U must B careful. ...Read more
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?
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?
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 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
I have developed a rash & no clue what it is. Started with red bumps on left waistline, then right, then right arm, now left. It looks almost like severe acne, but isn't and itches. Any ideas?
See dermatologist: Best to see the dermatologist and get a good exam to figure out what this is. ...Read more
I've been on 200 MG of Minocycline this past week for acne. I've had severe burning/itching/welping hives all over my body all day. Is this bad?
I have a lot of tiny tiny pimple/acne like spots on my forskin when I pull it back. They are so tiny but there are alot. No pain or itching. Ideas?
Posthitis: Posthitis is the term that refers to inflammation of foreskin and most often caused by bacterial or fungal infection, though inflammation and irritation may also occur for various reasons. Most instances of posthitis are accompanied by inflamed, irritated glans penis (balanitis) and treated with good penile hygiene, otc or prescription antifungal or antibacterial creams and/or oral meds. ...Read more
I have acne on my forehead. I try to reduce it. But when it reduce a bit, it starts itching on forehead and acne comes again. How to remove this problem?
Gentle cleansing, applying benzoyl peroxide, applying salicylic acid, antibiotic lotion, prescription oral antibiotics, exposure to natural sunlight. Extreme cases might need isotretinoin, which can have bad side effects.
Your doctor can advise depending on the severity of your case.
Good luck! ...Read more
I have acne and itching on my face and my skin is also dry and the acne are leaving scars on my face I am worried that my face will get worse help me?
Treat it, now: This is 2014, you are a grown man, you're getting scarring, and you need to get effective treatment. Start topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated now and phone your physician for an appointment. No home remedy will help. Acne is unrelated to hygiene or lifestyle. In an adult, it's a sign of poor self-care and can make you fail a job interview. You need to manage it until it self-cures. ...Read more
Acne keloidalis, I have some on the back of my head and it's not bothering or itching but I hate having them. Any tips to get rid of them please!?
Get Rx: It's criminal that any young man should have to suffer with acne in the 21st century. If you have acne keloidis, a dermatologist has some powerful medicine that wil probably make it manageable. If the keloids are old scarring, a dermatologist may offer ideas on how to remove the scars (it's difficult), or the decision may be between you and your partner. ...Read more
I started Tri-Estrylla for my acne & I noticed a tremendous increase in discharge. Now my vagina has been itching for a week & there's a fishy smell.
BCP's and sexual activity can promote bacterial
vaginosis, often white/grey discharge with a fishy smell.
a lower PH ~ 4.5.
Trichomonas and other bacteria can grow and can be
treated with Flagyl, douching/good hygience, condom use. You can get this medication from the GYN specialist thru healthtap. ...Read more
Can an acne breakout on back cause itching, if not what else can cause these itchy pimple like things on my back no contact with allergies?
Did a swab culture test for suspected herpes 2 days and a half after it showed. It's negative and doctor says just acne. It was itching. I trust result?
I am experiencing vaginal itching and bumps on my groin area around my vagina. Have a UTI but the bumps are like acne?
Vulva bumps: The vagina is on the inside, and outside is the vulva, which has hair and can have inflammation and itching from soaps, lotions and sweating and wearing certain kinds of undies and moisturizers Wash the outside with head and shoulders, rinse well with water, dry well, and use a tiny bit of hydrocortisone cream 1%. and nothing else. Wear only cotton under wear. If not better go to a doctor ...Read more