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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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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...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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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more