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How to get rid of pimples under the breasts?

How to get rid of pimples under the breasts?

Keep area dry: If you have large breast that can lead to folliculitis, a form of acne. Keep the area clean and dry, wear a support bra and use baby powder to keep it dry. If skin is irritated and red it can be a fungal infection and you should apply an anti-fungal cream or powder. ...Read more

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I have a huge pimple under my breast, it hasn't gone away and it's very painful to the point where I can't sleep, how can I get rid rid of it?

I have a huge pimple under my breast, it hasn't gone away and it's very painful to the point where I can't sleep, how can I get rid rid of it?

See doctor/ER: U may have a boil and the fact that it is preventing you from sleeping suggests that u may need to have it incised. You shd go to emergency room to have it looked at. Meanwhile u can take an Advil (ibuprofen) to decrease the pain. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of the acne on my breasts?

Is there a good way to get rid of the acne on my breasts?

Same as anywhere : The difficulty with breast acne is that they tend to be covered most of the time. Occlusion of oil glands increases acne. Consult your gynecologist or family doctor for diagnosis and help. Benzoyl peroxide topically is helpful. ...Read more

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Have these acne scares on my back how do I get rid of them please i also have them on my breast too?

Have these acne scares on my back how do I get rid of them please i also have them on my breast too?

It isn't possible: For you to remove your acne scars yourself. You can consult with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for procedures which will mitigate the scars. ...Read more

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What should I need to do to get rid of my pimples on my chest?

What should I need to do to get rid of my pimples on my chest?

Systemic Rx: Acne on the trunk usually does not respond completely to topicals such as benzoyl peroxide. Your physician needs to see you and can write for a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline which might in a low dose be enough to manage you. If not, Isotretinoin is a consideration. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the pimples on my back and chest?

How can I get rid of the pimples on my back and chest?

See a dermatologist: Probable acne. This is a matter of genetics and hormones, not hygiene or stress or diet. Some birth control makes it worse, some makes it better. PCOS (irregular menses) may be a factor. A skin specialist will help you. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of a few pimples on my chest?

How can I quickly get rid of a few pimples on my chest?

If they are few...: Topical benzoyl peroxide might be sufficient. Otherwise, topical clindaycin and/or a systemic tetracycline or macrolide would be in order. ...Read more

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I have pimples on my shoulders and on chest, how to get rid of this?

I have pimples on my shoulders and on chest, how to get rid of this?

Systemic Rx: Home remedies will disappoint you. Usually these require a systemic medication for at least a while, such as tetracycline 500 2x/day, as well as perhaps topical benzoyl peroxide. Should you need something stronger, a dermatologist may give isotretinoin. ...Read more

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How to get rid of and avoid these tiny white pimples on my chest and what are they?

How to get rid of and avoid these tiny white pimples on my chest and what are they?

CHEST PIMPLES: WHAT ARE THEY? CANNOT TELL BECAUSE I CANNOT SEE THEM! HAVE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST LOOK AT THEM. BEST LUCK . . . ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne scars in my forehead and pimples on my chest? I always had clear skin but for the past 4 months I've been getting breakouts

How do I get rid of acne scars in my forehead and pimples on my chest? I always had clear skin but for the past 4 months I've been getting breakouts

Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options include fractional lasers or subscision. ...Read more

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The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this ?

See Your Doctor: Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition; causes dry, itchy areas; treated with topical steroids, moisturizers & more. Once the eczema clears, involved skin may become lighter due to loss of pigmentation. Return of pigmentation can takes wks to yrs. Treatment involves watchful waiting while using cosmetic cover-ups, laser, & more. Pimples sound unrelated; visual exam is needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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So how do I get rid of chest acne?

So how do I get rid of chest acne?

Med: You can get oral antibiotics and topical meds from your dermatologist. You could also be prescribed Isotretinoin if your dermatologist believes in this med. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of chest acne?

What do I do to get rid of chest acne?

Chest acne: First, make sure it is acne and not another acne-like condition. This calls for a visit to your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have acne on my chest. How can I get rid of it?

I have acne on my chest. How can I get rid of it?

Systemic Rx: Unless you are a lady who can take the oral contraceptive pill, you will probably need a systemic antibiotic plus some topical treatment (benzoyl peroxide and/or a retinoic acid derivative). This usually works; dermatologists have the big guns should you need them. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of acne on my chest?

What's the best way to get rid of acne on my chest?

Real Rx: You deserve treatment. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. Chest / back acne generally improve with a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am wondering how to get rid of chest/back acne?

I am wondering how to get rid of chest/back acne?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of body and chest acne from my oily skin?

Cleanser: Keep the area clean with a good cleanser and acne formula and use a moisturizer. This is likely hormone related. If using Anabolic steroids that will increase the risk. ...Read more

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