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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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I have a hard pimple on the left side of my neck. Whatshould i do?

I have a hard pimple on the left side of my neck. Whatshould i do?

Cyst on Neck: Neck cysts or a lump or bump on the neck area can be caused by a number of different things. Bacterial or viral infections, cancer, thyroid problems or an area that has recently been injured, can cause not only swelling and redness in the neck but they can also produce cysts. If you are suffering with neck cysts, you may want to be seen by a doctor, so that he can rule out or help to diagnose. ...Read more

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Hard pimple under my skin on neck ?

Hard pimple under my skin on neck ?

Abscess: Hello. What you may be noticing is an abscess or possibly a sebaceous cyst. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a hard pimple on my chin that won't go away. What to do?

I have a hard pimple on my chin that won't go away. What to do?

It might be milia: Or a cyst. See your dermatologist to evaluate. Take care. ...Read more

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Hard pimple under the skin with long thick white roots! What could it be? Held with hait like roots?

Hard pimple under the skin with long thick white roots! What could it be? Held with hait like roots?

Blackhead: It's probably a blackhead (comedo) that had skin grow over it. Not a big deal. Sometimes blackheads get really big and dramatic. Exfoliate to keep this from happening. ...Read more

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I have a weird, kind of hard, pimple on my anus and one or two more as u enter the rectum a bit, it has been 9 days and it hurts, what could it be?

I have a weird, kind of hard, pimple on my anus and one or two more as u enter the rectum a bit, it has been 9 days and it hurts, what could it be?

thrombosed hemorrhoi: Most likely a thrombosed hemorrhoid though other possibilities exist. After that many days, it may require 'lancing'. ...Read more

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I have small hard pimple like bumps and a bump with a small black dot like indent hole in the center all appeared after shaving but haven't went away ?

I have small hard pimple like bumps and a bump with a small black dot like indent hole in the center all appeared after shaving but haven't went away ?

See primary provider: It sounds like it is benign but without looking at it would. Be difficult to diagnose. A picture may help but your best bet would be have it checked out ...Read more

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Hard pimples in pubic area?

Hard pimples in pubic area?

Maybe folliculitis: Pubic hair follicles can get infected easily causing a bumpy slightly painful eruption. Many other possibilities exist. Usually dermatological conditions need to be seen by a doctor to make sense of them. Please consult your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Photo is of a typical follicular lesion. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a hard pimple like bump on back?

How to get rid of a hard pimple like bump on back?

Maybe not pimple: It may be a persistent clogged pore or a small cyst if it has lasted for some time. It may also be some persistent inflammation. The best way to know for sure would be to have it examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have hard pimple like bumps on shoulder and chest?

I have hard pimple like bumps on shoulder and chest?

Dermatological eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a hard pimple under my nose and every time I try to pop it it won't bugde?

I have a hard pimple under my nose and every time I try to pop it it won't bugde?

See your doctor: It may not be a simple pimple under the nose but a sebaceous cyst or fibroma. The doctor can examine it and if it is a pimple extract it with a comedo extractor. If you continue to abuse it there may be a scar left behined ...Read more

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I had a hard pimple like thing n my underarm.. It is painful when touch.. I had wounds due to waxing prior to it. Pls help?

I had a hard pimple like thing n my underarm.. It is painful when touch.. I had wounds due to waxing prior to it. Pls help?

Could be....: An abscess. Usually these require draining to go away. The pain won't diminish until it drains. You can wait a while to see if this happens on its own, or go to a doctor and get it treated. ...Read more

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How long after transmission would a syphilis chancre appear and what does it look like? Does it look like a hard pimple on the outside of the skin?

How long after transmission would a syphilis chancre appear and what does it look like? Does it look like a hard pimple on the outside of the skin?

Yes, & See doctor: If you have any concern about having syphilis, see your doctor as it is an easily treatable infection. You may visit this site for various pictures of chancre. https://www.google.com/search?q=chancre+pictures&biw=1440&bih=726&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAWoVChMIvbzF5b2VxwIVCKCACh2-UQvF&dpr=1 ...Read more

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Kid have hard pimples on legs, what could they be?

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Kid have hard pimples on legs, what could they be?

Here are some ...: Pursuing to conform with the normalcy set out by too many experts through political correctness and commercialism has generated unbearable peer pressure resulting in ruining many people's life. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling to assess the balance between medical necessity and professional possibilities before embarking on doing something unnecessary to begin with... Best... ...Read more

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Theres a hard pimple under my big toe and it blackish and it hurts when I squeeze it?

Theres a hard pimple under my big toe and it blackish and it hurts when I squeeze it?

Cyst: It sounds like you may have either stepped on something or possibly have a cyst of somesort. You should follow up with a podiatrist to determine exactly what it is. ...Read more

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Hello, occasionally have small hard pimples below, popping hurts, they are hard pearl type which bleeds alot after finally coming out?

Hello, occasionally have small hard pimples below, popping hurts, they are hard pearl type which bleeds alot after finally coming out?

Well : This could be molluscum contagiosum or follicular plugging or a couple other things. A picture is worth I thousand words. This really needs to be examined either with a photograph on HealthTap or in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more