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I have struggled with acne since i was 12...It keeps getting worse. I have pimples on my cheeks, my chin, nose, and cystic pimples on forehead help!

I have struggled with acne since i was 12...It keeps getting worse. I have pimples on my cheeks, my chin, nose, and cystic pimples on forehead help!

Absolutely: There are a wide variety of treatments available. You would probably be best served by seeing a dermatologist since you have struggled for so long. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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I still have pimples coming on my face why?

I still have pimples coming on my face why?

Manage it: Don't try to figure why you have acne as a teen. This isn't productive. It's not from touching your face, diet, enjoying yourself, or poor hygiene. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. The oral contraceptive pill, spironolactone, or a topical or systemic antibiotic added will clear you most likely. ...Read more

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I have black marks on my face and over my nose i need advice?

I have black marks on my face and over my nose i need advice?

See Below: You really need to have the marks looked at to provide an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have yellow pimples on my scalp?

I have yellow pimples on my scalp?

When to seek help:: The color and location of the pimples are not enough information to offer guidance. If they are lingering more than a few days, though, it is prudent to let a primary care provider or dermatologist look at them and examine you. ...Read more

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Why have i got dry skin around my nose and on my chin?

Why have i got dry skin around my nose and on my chin?

Sun exposure?drmatit: Some times sun exposure without sun screen. Or it may be a form of dermatitis, check with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hi i have scabs on my back?

Hi i have scabs on my back?

Not enough info: Not sure if this is related to trauma, eczema, or bed sores. Could be many things. ...Read more

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I have flaky skin on my legs and nose. I have had skin cancer on my nose. How do I stop flaky skin.

I have flaky skin on my legs and nose. I have had skin cancer on my nose. How do I stop flaky skin.

Possible dry skin: Proper use of moisturizer should help. Seborrheic dermatitis can also cause flakes, specially on the face. A dermatologist can help. ...Read more

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I started putting toothpaste on my pimples and now I have big red patchs on my chin, how do I remove them?

Stop: Toothpaste is not made for application to the skin. You likely have a mild inflammation which should go away on its own in day or two. ...Read more

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Why do I have zits on my elbow?

Why do I have zits on my elbow?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do I have little bumps on my scalp and forehead?

Why do I have little bumps on my scalp and forehead?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have large pores and blackheads on my nose and my cheeks. Options?

I have large pores and blackheads on my nose and my cheeks. Options?

Large pores: Dermatologist pore treatment methods are generally microdermabrasion, laser resurfacing, and chemical peels. Microdermabrasion uses microcrystals to remove dead skin from the skin surface. It can also unclog pores, removing whiteheads and blackheads. Microdermabrasion also results in healthy, clear skin. Topical medication includes tretinoin. ...Read more

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I got sunburn on my face, mainly my nose and middle of forehead. It has been peeling and now I have DARK red blotches/spots there. What do I do?

I got sunburn on my face, mainly my nose and middle of forehead. It has been peeling and now I have DARK red blotches/spots there. What do I do?

Aloe, cool cloth: Find a moisturizer that is unscented, alcohol free and contains aloe. If you can get your hands on an aloe plant you can just break the leaf open and rub the gel contained in the leaf directly on the burn as well. Cool compresses prior to putting on the moisturizer will also help with the pain. Finally, prevention is the key in the future. SUNSCREEN EVERY TIME you go outdoors or face skin cancer! ...Read more

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I have many pimple on my face.?

I have many pimple on my face.?

Many options: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin (adapalene) gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics, and oral contraceptives (for women), are options also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist may prescribe oral accutane. ...Read more

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I keep having pimples on my nose. What's the cause and how can I treat it?

I keep having pimples on my nose. What's the cause and how can I treat it?

Acne: There are different types of acne, comedonal and inflammatory. Depending on the type of acne you are having will determine which treatment will be best. Sometimes topical over the counter medication will help like benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acids. Other time prescription medications will be needed. If over the counter topicals are not helpful, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I think i have a pimple inside my nose. The right part of my nose is swollen. What should i do?? It hurts so bad!

I think i have a pimple inside my nose. The right part of my nose is swollen. What should i do?? It hurts so bad!

If there is: significant swelling would have it checked - as this particular area is dangerous for infection due to the way it drains. ...Read more

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I have a pimple on my nose for over 3 years now and it just wont go away it kind of blends in with my nose but i can feel and see it there please help?

I have a pimple on my nose for over 3 years now and it just wont go away it kind of blends in with my nose but i can feel and see it there please help?

Pimple on nose: Hello, any lesion that draws our attention especially if it fails to resolve needs to be seen by a physician. This may be a simple commedone or possibly some form of skin cancer. Unfortunately no definitive answers can be given in these types of forums. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a ingrown pimple under my nose. How do I get rid of it?

I have a ingrown pimple under my nose. How do I get rid of it?

Warm compresses: Warm compresses over the nose should help to encourage drainage. If you see it spead, persist, or grow, it may need to be lanced or require antibiotics. See a doctor if it does not shrink soon. ...Read more

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I have a pimple inside of my nose. My nose looks distorted & the pain (even with ibuprophen), keeps me awake. ?

I have a pimple inside of my nose. My nose looks distorted & the pain (even with ibuprophen), keeps me awake. ?

Go to urgent care: You have an infection, most likely staph and even impetigo. You need to be seen and treated urgently. ...Read more

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I have a big pimple on my nose, no head. Spot treatments?

I have a big pimple on my nose, no head. Spot treatments?

Put some heat on it: A heating pad can help bring it to a head. Don't squeeze it unless there is a head. Try some over the counter acne cream with Benzoyl Peroxide. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a pimple directly under my nose that is very red and it has two off white dots on it.

I have a pimple directly under my nose that is very red and it has two off  white dots on it.

Infection: You should be examined , evaluated, diagnosed and treated. This is an infected pimple. I suggest Neosporin ointment until seen: call for an appointment today or go to you local UC clinic. ...Read more

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I been having a pimple on my nose for about four years now. I popped it several times and it never leaves. What can I do? What is it?

I been having a pimple on my nose for about four years now. I popped it several times and it never leaves. What can I do? What is it?

Pimple for Years: Pimples always go away and nearly always do not come back in the exact same location. One should seek evaluation by a dermatologist if one has a pimple that: - does not go away after 3 or more months - goes away, but comes back in the exact same place - bleeds, heals up, then bleeds again such signs are commonly seen with a basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. ...Read more

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I have a hard pimple under my nose and every time I try to pop it it won't bugde?

I have a hard pimple under my nose and every time I try to pop it it won't bugde?

See your doctor: It may not be a simple pimple under the nose but a sebaceous cyst or fibroma. The doctor can examine it and if it is a pimple extract it with a comedo extractor. If you continue to abuse it there may be a scar left behined ...Read more

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I have a pimple right on my nose for almost a month and it won't go away. Now it looks more like a mole but it is a pimple, how can I get rid of it?

I have a pimple right on my nose for almost a month and it won't go away. Now it looks more like a mole but it is a pimple, how can I get rid of it?

See a Derm : If you have a persistent strange lesion of the skin for over a month, i would recommend having it checked out by a dermatologist. They are able to look at it and let you know the next steps to safe diagnosis and removal if necessary. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a pimple that hurts on my nose, does anyone have any ideas on what to use?

What to do if I have a pimple that hurts on my nose, does anyone have any ideas on what to use?

Treat it gently: Dab a little benzoyl peroxide-containing acne medication and leave it alone. Try to avoid manipulating the area. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the pimple I have on my nose without using any creams?

How can I get rid of the pimple I have on my nose without using any creams?

Nasal pimple: My best advise is to see an aesthetician who can perform an extraction after prepping your skin. Alternatively a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist may be able to inject an anti-inflammatory if appropriate. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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