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Itchy Acne On Chest
Let's find out: Acne on the back and chest especially in a female will usually require systemic treatment. The oral contraceptive pill, if you can take it, may help, or an oral antibiotic as appropriate (tetracycline, erythromycin) may be required; a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide is also helpful. The acne, or sweating itself, or some other cause may account for the itching. ...Read more
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
I have itchy brown bumps on my back and they started spreading to my chest and other parts of my body.They look like acne.
4 days ago little wierd acnes started to appear on my neck , underarm down to chest and belly area , they're not painful only a little bit itchy !
Was on high dose of predinsone for 2 1/2 weeks. Came off of it and developed a non itchy "rash" on face and chest that looks like bad acne. Is this co?
On cloxacillin500mg fr 5 days, still worst.neck&chest more acne,itchy.having allergy-steroid,butthe cream prescribed contain steroid.i need proper gel?
Pink spots on my skin mostly on right leg some on chest and back they appear like a small acne and then grow to maybe 1 4 or 5 mm looks like dead skin but reddish brownish they are not itchy but some of them are a little bit itchy i used anti fungal and c
I have tiny little red spots and whiteheads on my face and chest. Mildly itchy but not painful. Had acne, this not it. Allergy? Or serious?
27years old guy since a year i got pimples on my lower and upper back and since a month or 6 also on my chest and stomach(itchy). What can help me?
See your physician.: Pimples on trunk and chest are uncommon in men of your age. I do wonder if the reaction you have are really pimples or if they are allergic reaction to new laundry products, fabric softener, or soaps. You really need to see your doctor to let him evaluate it better. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have developed mole like pimples that are itchy on my chest what could it be? I have also had a chronic cough for nearly 2 years should I be worris
See specialists: See a dermatologist for the mole and a pulmonologist for the lung condition. ...Read more