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How To Get Rid Of Pimples On Your Legs
Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. Boils will need a bacterial culture and internal antibiotics for treatment. ...Read more
Depends on DX: Depending on what the cause of your "raised pores" is, would determine the treatment that would hopefully get rid of the condition. Impossible to DX over the computer, it is best to see a dr. For an evaluation of the condition to get properly DX and treated, best wishes. ...Read more
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plan: This question for cosmetologist or dermatologist who will see you. It's impossible to give recommendations Not seeing these spots. ...Read more
Antifungal creams: Tinea is a fungal skin infection (often mis-leadingly called "ringworm") that is easily treated with over-the-counter antifungal creams (found in the ahtelete's foot section at you pharmacy) such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). Follow the directions; if not better see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Facial pimple: Unfortunately, there is no easy fix. I would recommend that you see your pmd or a dermatologist for management. If this is inflamed, cystic acne, a steroid injection can be helpful to calm it down while other treatment kicks in. Try not to touch or otherwise manipulate the pimple, so as not to make things worse. Gentle cleansing with a benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid cleanser is helpful. ...Read more
Modern Rx: If this is acne, and they are abundant on the back, an initial trial of a topical agent such as Clindamycin long with either benzoyl peroxide or a retinoic acid derivative may be worth a try, but a systemic antibiotic that's right for you is generally required. If you're a lady and can and want to take the oral contraceptive pill, this is another option. ...Read more
Skin discoloration: Any sun exposure will continue to keep the dark patches noticeable. Your best option is sunscreen or long pants or skirts to keep the sun away. It is not common to have pimples on your legs, so you might want to investigate if the breakouts are from sensitivity to a fabric, a detergent or softener. Sweat can cause a rash. Don't pick at any breakouts as that will only increase the pigmentation. ...Read more
What are the red pimple like dots on the bacn/a front of my legs and how do I get rid of them? I hear its from wearing tight pants but they still ther
Almost black bump on the inside of my leg.Reminded me of a pimple,and it hurt?? how can I get rid off that??
Dermatology: Really tough to give advice through the computer regarding dermatological skin conditions. There are multiple different possibilities of what you may have and the best way to properly diagnose you so the best treatment can occur is for you to get a clinical exam from a Doctor. best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do the foods i eat have relation to the pimple-like spots in parts of my body such as leg, thighs, arms and shoulders? Even in my stomach i have but only few? How can i get rid of it?
Usually not, but...: If an individual person sees that a particular food, drink, activity, medication, etc..., repeatedly precedes a flare-up of acne-like spots, then he can ask his doctor whether or not it would be fine to avoid that particular item. If the spots are pustules that are not typical teen acne or young adult acne, he may need evaluation and treatment for a skin infection. ...Read more
I have oily skin and prone to pimples all over my body. How do I get rid off acne scars from years ago on my back and legs?
Has a 2 semi hard bumps on upper inner thigh and now a few small white heads and painful pimples some get bigger if touched. How to get rid of it?
I have a bump on my upper thigh that look like a pimple or wart but cannot be popped. Also one on my buttox. What is it or how can I get rid of it?
A few painful whiteheads that are red in surrounding area on inner thigh. How to get rid of them? What are they?
I get very warm on my legs at night and also feel itchy near my knees. I also have acne and how can I get rid of it on face and back?
See a doctor : For the warm legs at night and the itchy knees there is not much that can be advised without a thorough evaluation. As far as acne is concerned it is eminently treatable and u shd see a dermatologist to get urself started well. Now a days very good and effective medications are available for local use. Only thing is to be regular and consistent in their use. ...Read more
I get small pimples on my arms and legs after a week of waxing. What should I do to prevent them?
I have dry skin and i get small good bump pimples on my body, legs pubic region as i shave.. Very annoying. How can I prevent this? Big pores on pubic
Don't scratch/squeez: There is great temptation to squeeze these, however that is the best way to spread them and cause more. Keep them clean with soapy water and pad dry twice daily; an otc antibiotic cream, perhaps alternating with a otc Hydrocortisone cream (0.5-1.0%) may help them clear. If they are persistent or new ones keep cropping up, see gp or dermatologist. ...Read more
How do I get rid of pimples on my face? I have a good hygiene and i still grow pimples on my face. Im 16 some of them are just red its not pimples. Ty
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