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How do I remove pimples from my upper back? Girlfriend wont touch them

How do I remove pimples from my upper back? Girlfriend wont touch them

Lots of ways: Back pimples are a turn-off for some women and if this is the case, you want to get treated. I have had a great deal of success with topical Clindamycin for patients; my own acne was severe and i spent many years on tetracycline with good results. Failing that, a dermatologist is needed to prescribe accutane. There's no reason that in the 21st century your acne can't be controlled. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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How do I remove pimples from my upper back skin area?

How do I remove pimples from my upper back skin area?

Don't scrub: Please don't scrub your back! your skin is not a pot, it should not be scrubbed. In the long run that will only make your acne worse. Back skin is second only to the soles of your feet in thickness, so most of the time an oral medication is necessary to control it effectively. Topical medications have very limited efficacy on the back. ...Read more

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My 15 year old daugher got many pimples in her upper back. She hasnt tried any new products or anything, what could it be?

My 15 year old daugher got many pimples in her upper back. She hasnt tried any new products or anything, what could it be?

Pimples: The pimples is probably acne which can develop especially if she is perspiring secondary to sports. Benzyl peroxide may be helpful. ...Read more

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What to do if i just can't get rid of pimples on my upper back and shoulders any suggestions?

What to do if i just can't get rid of pimples on my upper back and shoulders any suggestions?

Body acne: can be difficult to treat if it is widespread or difficult to reach for application of topical acne products (available over the counter). Avoiding harsh or fragrances soaps will help reduce inflammation, but severe cases are sometimes treated with oral medications (Rx). ...Read more

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I have pimples on my upper back. And also i drink less water accoding to what be need . Is that the reason of pimples or what?

I have pimples on my upper back. And also i drink less water accoding to what be need . Is that the reason of pimples or what?

Unrelated: Drink as much water as you think you need and trust your body. The fact that you're not drinking so much water as some non-scientist thinks you should isn't causing your acne. Acne over the back usually requires a systemic antibiotic in addition to topical rx, and you may be a candidate for one of the strong rx's by a dermatologist. ...Read more

Tactile (Definition)

Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more