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Pimples (Definition)

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


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I had protected sex Sunday morning and noticed two separate red itchy pimple like bumps on outer labia the next day. Should I be concerned?

I had protected sex Sunday morning and noticed two separate red itchy pimple like bumps on outer labia the next day. Should I be concerned?

Partner knowledge: If you know your sexual partner well and you both are in a mutually exclusive relationship, then see a GYN MD at your convenience. If not, make an appointment sooner then later to determine what the "bumps" are in fact. ...Read more

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Itchy pimple like bumps on chin and face. Won't go away. Grow when you touch them. What std could cause this?

Itchy pimple like bumps on chin and face. Won't go away. Grow when you touch them. What std could cause this?

See below. See below: 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 you may try the following home care for acne to see if that helps:
Please consult this site for effective home care for acne.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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Itchy pimple like bumps on chin and face. Won't go away. Bumps grow when touched. Red and white blotches on palms. What std could cause this?

Itchy pimple like bumps on chin and face. Won't go away. Bumps grow when touched. Red and white blotches on palms. What std could cause this?

If you're worried: About an STD, the blotches on your palm may be a sign of syphilis. Regardless, you should get tested for all STD's including HIV if you've had unprotected sex. The facial symptoms are likely not STD related except for being an acne outbreak from stressing about the STD. ...Read more

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I have a big bump that looks like a popped pimple on my back but it's been itchy and it's REALLY BLACK. What is it?

I have a big bump that looks like a popped pimple on my back but it's been itchy and it's REALLY BLACK. What is it?

Dermatologist...: See your primary care doctor or a dermatologist so they can look at the area you are concerned about and give you an accurate diagnosis. Lesions on the skin need to be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more

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I have small pimple like bumps all around lips reaching my cheeks which are itchy and appear and disappear now and then.?

I have small pimple like bumps all around lips reaching my cheeks which are itchy and appear and disappear now and then.?

Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis is a skin disorder in which tiny red bumps form around the mouth.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
the exact cause of perioral dermatitis is unknown. It may occur after using face creams containing steroids for another condition.
Symptoms include:
burning feeling around the mouth
bumps around the mouth. Treatment can be with oral antibiotics and a prescription topical. ...Read more

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I have about 7 pimple-like (not itchy) thing on my thighs which 3 eventually turned into itchy 'mosquitoe bite' bumps after I applied cream. Worry?

I have about 7 pimple-like (not itchy) thing on my thighs which 3 eventually turned into itchy 'mosquitoe bite' bumps after I applied cream. Worry?

Need exam: A minor rash will most likely resolve or significantly improve within 7 days. If not, see a doctor for an exam, it is very difficult to accurately diagnose a rash without good exam, history and follow up. Fortunately, most of them will respond to OTC or prescription cream. ...Read more

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I got these white pimple-like bumps after shaving my pubic area. It was my first time. It's really itchy. Not sure f I did it right. What can I do? : (

Folliculitis: This probably represents an irritation/infection of the hair follicles. You can use an antibacterial soap and make sure you are using a clean razor to avoid this in the future.

Hope this helps

Dr Z ...Read more

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What can cause a pimple like, bump and itchy on the labia?

What can cause a pimple like, bump and itchy on the labia?

Minora or majora?: Is this on the minora or majora? On the minora era are a variety of mucous glands that may become obstructed or occluded causi g a small pimple like bump. On the majora, sebaceous glands or hair follicles may also be responsible due to ingrown hairs or cysts. If this does not resolve discuss with your physician for a review of other more obscure causes. ...Read more

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Pimple like, bump and itchy on my labia minora. What can cause it?

Pimple like, bump and itchy on my labia minora. What can cause it?

See gynecologist: You should see a gynecologist as soon as possible. It could just be an infected hair follicle but it could also be an std. It is always best to get it diagnosed by gyn so you can get the best treatment. ...Read more

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Pimple like, bump and itchy on my labia minora. What can cause it?

Pimple like, bump and itchy on my labia minora. What can cause it?

Likely a cyst: It is possible that you have a small sebaceous cyst. These usually are asymptomatic unless they become infected or become really large. Also bartholin's cyst can occur near the entrance of the vagina. Cysts usually occur from blocked ducts causing secretions to build up. Best thing to do is to see your doctor if it does not improve or resolve in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have what appears to be a pimple sized bump inside the right wall of my vagina. It is irritating and itchy.

I have what appears to be a pimple sized bump inside the right wall of my vagina. It is irritating and itchy.

See your doctor: That bump could be an STD. It could be other treatable conditions, as well. See your doctor for a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Single bump on vagina, itchy, nothing inside the bump when try to pop like pimple. What could this be?

Single bump on vagina, itchy, nothing inside the bump when try to pop like pimple. What could this be?

See below.: If it is on the vaginal lips, it may just be an ingrown hair. If on the inside of the labia or on vaginal walls it may be a small plugged oil gland or a wart. ...Read more

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Why do I have an itchy scalp that has a pimple like bumps on my scalp each time I'm about to start my menstration?

Why do I have an itchy scalp that has a pimple like bumps on my scalp each time I'm about to start my menstration?

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine pimple-like spots to see what they might be. Sometimes rashes are related to hormones (such as acne), but other times they may be infected follicles (folliculitis). ...Read more

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Suddenly developed itchy white bumps covering my buttocks and out towards my thighs. Have lasted 5 days now. Don't pop like a pimple would.

Suddenly developed itchy white bumps covering my buttocks and out towards my thighs. Have lasted 5 days now. Don't pop like a pimple would.

Itchy bumps: Bay City, MI is a nice place - enjoy!

With the itchy white bumps you could contact your primary doctor or, in my opinion better still, please go to the Pharmacist and they will almost certainly recommend something to control your buttocks etc. I don't think you will need a prescription.

Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Strange, pimple - like bumps on my legs. When scratched they can pop off and leave shallow round wounds. Not painful or itchy but def ugly : (?

Strange, pimple - like bumps on my legs. When scratched they can pop off and leave shallow round wounds. Not painful or itchy but def ugly : (?

Consider MD visit: Any unusual rash that worries you deserves a trained eye by MD to examine. Try not to scratch open as an open wound is more likely to get secondarily infected. Make sure if you shave your legs to use quality gel and razors - not just soap and water - to avoid irritating the hair follicles. ...Read more

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Have pimple like bumps on inner thigh were my underwear line is. Bumps don't hurt, not itchy & don't pop. Have had them for a month now. What can it be?

Folliculitis: Inflammation of hair folllicles, could be from the pressure of the underwear over that particular area
use anti-bacterial cleanser and wear looser underwear. ...Read more

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pimple like bumps in my pubic area on top only very painful when I press on it. Very itchy white look like white heads inside skin? What cant they b

pimple like bumps in my pubic area on top only very painful when I press on it. Very itchy white look like white heads inside skin? What cant they b

Pimple: Could be any number of things. Your doctor (s) will examine you very carefully and decide what, if any, should be done.

Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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I have itchy red pimple-like bumps that itch mostly at night and early morning and their only on my chest and theirs only a little, and on my neck too?

I have itchy red pimple-like bumps that itch mostly at night and early morning and their only on my chest and theirs only a little, and on my neck too?

Hot and bothered!: Are you wearing new, unwashed pajamas. Many times new clothes are treated with chemicals that are skin irritants. The fact that you are breaking out at night and early morning maskesme suspect the clothes. Another possibility is that of a heat rash. If you are sleeping with heavy blankets or your room is hot cool things down a bit. ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump on e topside of my penis shaft. Just one...It is neither itchy nor puss filled. Wat could it be?

I have a pimple like bump on e topside of my penis shaft. Just one...It is neither itchy nor puss filled. Wat could it be?

Penile pimple: This could be many things -- a pimple, and epidermal cyst, a pearly papule -- all benign, or something that may require treatment like a vesicle due to the herpes virus -- it is best to have it examined by your physician. ...Read more

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Ok. My bikini area is constantly itchy and I have bumps all over that practically looks like their pimples. What does this mean?

Ok. My bikini area is constantly itchy and I have bumps all over that practically looks like their pimples. What does this mean?

Sounds like: folliculitis or ingrown hairs. See dermatologist for absolute answers and prescriptions to clear it. ALso laser hair removal can help get rid of it permanently (if it's folliculitis) ...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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About three days ago a bunch of itchy red pimple-like bumps popped up on my face and neck, basically overnight, and some have spread to my chest?

About three days ago a bunch of itchy red pimple-like bumps popped up on my face and neck, basically overnight, and some have spread to my chest?

Need to see rash: An online INBOX text consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. You can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your present problem. You need to be available during the day to reply to any questions your consultant may have. Several images of the involved area in sharp focus and including closeups would be helpful. ...Read more

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Friend told me she developed itchy pimple-like red bumps on finger from ring. I tried ring on 3 days ago, now see tiny red itchy bump. What to do?

Friend told me she developed itchy pimple-like red bumps on finger from ring. I tried ring on 3 days ago, now see tiny red itchy bump. What to do?

Metallic allergy: See your dermatologist for treatment. Metallic allergies due to the metal in the ring are treated by stop wearing the ring and hydro cortisone 1% cream... ...Read more

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I have pimple like bumps in my arms and a couple on my thighs but they're not itchy at all. I've had them for almost two days now. What could it be?

I have pimple like bumps in my arms and a couple on my thighs but they're not itchy at all. I've had them for almost two days now. What could it be?

BUMPS ARMS & THIGHS: CANNOT TELL WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING THEM.
COULD BE ANY SKIN PROBLEM.
PLEASE SEE YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT IT.
DOES NOT SOUND SERIOUS, BUT IT WOULD BE BEST TO SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR OR, BETTER STILL, A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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Bug bite that was very itchy. Scabbed over when I itched it, now I have several more pimple like itchy bumps. Clear liquid when popped. Profile picture

Bug bite that was very itchy. Scabbed over when I itched it, now I have several more pimple like itchy bumps. Clear liquid when popped. Profile picture

Allergy: It's possible that the serum in the original bite contained material that caused additional allergic reactions in the surrounding skin. Have you applied cortisone type cream to the rash? Taking an antihistamine like benadryl (may cause drowsiness) will also help the reaction and the itch. If redness and burning appear you may be developing cellulitis which requires antibiotic medication and cream. ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump on my upper face between my noes and eye. It dosnt hurt or anything it just gets itchy sometimes and it has something like?

I have a pimple like bump on my upper face between my noes and eye. It dosnt hurt or anything it just gets itchy sometimes and it has something like?

Bump: If this is not a recent pustule (pimple), it may be a simple inclusion cyst which doesn't recede and apparently isn't infected. It usually isn't itchy unless mildly irritated. A physician would have to examine this to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Itchy shins with pimple like bumps that are sore and clear liquid running from them when popped?

Itchy shins with pimple like bumps that are sore and clear liquid running from them when popped?

Folliculitis: You might have folliculitis but it could also be a eczema. See your dermatologist for the exact answer. ...Read more

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I have a small pimple-like bump on the inside of my nostril where I just a peircing. Its painful and itchy and uncomfortable, what should I do?

Take antibiotic now!: In the future, if you ever have a piercing, make sure the person looks to see if you have any abscesses he is piercing first! Oh, and by the way, pull out the foreign body until you are healed! ...Read more

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Itchy red rash on the back of neck, feels a bit painful and skin stretching, some clear and red pimple-like bumps. Mostly round quarter size patches?

Itchy red rash on the back of neck, feels a bit painful and skin stretching, some clear and red pimple-like bumps. Mostly round quarter size patches?

Eczema vs infection: This rash could be a dry skin patch like eczema that is now becoming a superficial skin infection. It is important that this be evaluated by a physician to determine the correct treatment. Eczema can be treated with topical steroids and moisturizers while an infection requires antibiotics. ...Read more