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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


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I have pimple like bumps on my leg below my knee they do not have a head-on them though they arnt itchy only sore to touch please help thanks ?

I have pimple like bumps on my leg below my knee they do not have a head-on them though they arnt itchy only  sore to touch please help thanks ?

Pimple: Unfortunately we cannot dispense any advice to anyone below 16 and since you didn't mention your age, I must assume you are a young minor. Please see your parents and your doctor for your concern. ...Read more

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I have small pimple like bumps on my legs. They are not in clusters just one here and there, but the skin around them is itchy all the time.

I have small pimple like bumps on my legs. They are not in clusters just one here and there, but the skin around them is itchy all the time.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. In the meantime try to stop shaving your legs, if you do that, and see if that resolves the matter. ...Read more

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I have tiny pimple like bumps on my arm and legs. They don't itch or bother me. When i scratch them they turn white. What could they be?

I have tiny pimple like bumps on my arm and legs. They don't itch or bother me. When i scratch them they turn white. What could they be?

Keratosis pilaris: These are more of a cosmetic issue than anything serious. Some people hate them and use a loofa to scrape them off of the backs of their arms. They happen more in kids and teens and less in adults. You might try some low-potency Hydrocortisone cream to see if that might smooth out these little bumps on the skin. ...Read more

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I just discovered 6 pinkish small pimple like bumps on my forearm, one on my leg, and one on my ankle. They don't itch. What could it be?

I just discovered 6 pinkish small pimple like bumps on my forearm, one on my leg, and one on my ankle. They don't itch. What could it be?

Pimple Like Bumps: Folliculitis is a very common, benign skin disorder that looks like scattered pinpoint red bumps on the skin. However, without seeing these skin lesions it is impossible to be sure of the diagnosis. If folliculitis treatment is usually oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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My baby has red pimple like bumps on her arm and leg, they look almost like bug bites. They just appear. What could they be?

My baby has red pimple like bumps on her arm and leg, they look almost like bug bites. They just appear. What could they be?

Newborn rash: If your baby is a newborn, then it's most likely the common newborn rash erythema toxicum. The rash should clear on its own. No treatment is needed. However, there are similar looking rashes that do need medical attention, so check with your baby's doctor. Here's a link for pic and info: www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/picture-of-erythema-toxicum-neonatorum. ...Read more

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I have tiny bumps on my legs they are like tiny pimples. They don't itch or hurt i think they are blocked hair follicles.?

I have tiny bumps on my legs they are like tiny pimples. They don't itch or hurt i think they are blocked hair follicles.?

Keratosis pilaris: It sounds like it might be keratosis pilaris, which is commonly referred to as "chicken skin". It is harmless but can be a cosmetic concern. It most often occurs on the thighs and back of the upper arms. The best treatment is exfoliation on a regular basis. There are some prescription creams that will exfoliate and smooth the skin while maintaining hydration. Best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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My 2 year old son has pimple like bumps on his belly, bum, legs that seem to get better then in the next hour are worse. Any ideas? Take him to dr. ?

My 2 year old son has pimple like bumps on his belly, bum, legs that seem to get better then in the next hour are worse. Any ideas? Take him to dr. ?

Could molluscum: Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that cause a warty like papule that has a central indent (umbilication). These are benign, and can spontaneously improve, usually over weeks, not minutes. These could also be allergic type reaction. Should be checked at some time when he has them to get correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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