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Lupus Dark Scars On Back From Pimples
Keep getting pimple like lesions that don't heal. I know me & my hubby are STD free could it be my lupus or something else.They are no where near hair?
My face is scared both cheeks and nose, from a steroid cream a doctor gave me. I have been diagnosed with discoid lupus. These scares on my face are rough scaley and have a white pusy substance almost like a pimple under my skin. I am desperate. I feel
Had a bacterial infection. Have itp and a form of lupus. Didn't have money for antibiotics. Now I have pimples near my clitoris. Any correlation?
Hard to say: Hard to say without more information - but could be ...Read more
Lupus: how can one get an easy DX? 1x butterfly rash(I think), 1x breakout of blister-like pimples on stomach, fatige,chest pain.Also,Any other ideas?
Dx lupus: Systemic lupus erythematosis is a very hard disease to diagnose. It can mimic many diseases. A butterfly rash on the face with atrophic changes in the skin is one. Other signs and symptoms include fatigue, photosensitivity, fever, weight loss, kidney disease, lung disease, heart disease, liver disease, nerve and brain disease. There are blood tests which can help. Several things must be +. ...Read more
The past few months my back legs and butt have been breaking out in pimples, im not sensitive or allergic to anything and now theres dark scars, help?
The past few months my back legs and butt have been breaking out in pimples, im not sensitive or allergic to anything and now theres dark scars, help!?
Folliculitis: From the description, it sounds like you may be having outbreaks of folliculitis or infection around the hair roots. Even when the infection clears, you develop post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation which are the dark spots. A common cause is too tight jeans which rub on the hairs and cause irritation. Try wearing looser or softer pants and if that doesn't help, see your dermatologist. ...Read more
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What is the difference between dark spots, blemishes, acnes, scars & pimples? How do they form? Which skin type suffers what? Over the counter drugs?
Manage it: Multiple pimples is usually acne; blemishes is a "pop" euphemism for acne and it leaves dark spots. Before you or someone you care about ends up with scars, manage it. Forget about "skin types" or trying to figure out "why". If topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid hasn't cleared you in two weeks, you need to add prescription-strength Rx from your physician. ...Read more
Pigmentation p/acne: Dark pigmentation after acne will usually resolve over time. Use of sunscreen will prevent prolonged pigmentary change. Topical acne preparations containing retinol, azelaic acid, kojic acid, and vitamin c help lighten dark spots. Hydroquinone is also an option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Topical steroid creams applied initially can help reduce inflammation and prevent excessive discoloration (sparingly on the face!) ...Read more
What can remove pimple breakouts, scars and discolorations on my back and on my chest due to hormonal theraphy?
I moved to a new city and my back grew these pimples.My back has these harsh black scaring from it. How do I get rid if the scars?
8 months after accutane starting to get these little pimples on back vs. the big ones I used to get. But the little ones still scar, why? Topicals?
I suffer from acne especially in my face, back, shoulders. And i also has some scars that results from the acne pimples. So what is the best solution?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have dark spots on my face after i get a pimple. When I have a pimple and it dissapears it leaves a scar on my chin-under my chin. What should I do?
You have PIH: It sounds like you have post-inflammatory hyper -pigmentation. Try to minimize any inflammation such as pimples. Gentle cleansing, use of benzoyl peroxide products, plenty of sleep and a good diet and exercise will help you keep pimples under control. If you get one, do not squeeze it! you might want to consult a dermatologist for help in control and fading these spots. ...Read more
How do I treat pimple scars that now has become uneven skin tone? At the scares im darker, while my skin is lighter. Any household treatments?
Uneven skin tone: There are myths about many household remedies for lightening the skin or treating skin conditions. Often these remedies make matters worse. Please see your dermatologist. There are medications that would help with both acne and dark spots left after acne on the skin, such as tretinoin or azelaic acid. ...Read more
Hello. I am 26 and worried about my back which is covered with pimples and scars. I followed a treatment from a dermatologist as well but in vain.
Get seen again: You are past due for treatment with isotretinoin. It will not touch the scars but will prevent new ones. Get another opinion. If you are not having regular periods, work on this with your physician. If you cannot take isotretinoin, the oral contraceptive pill and maybe sourinolactone are considerations. ...Read more
I had a pimple i popped then it formed a puss bubble. I popped it again and it left a dark spot and the pimple spread twice on tummy one left scar?
Is it norm for a pimple that u popped on your hip to come back in the exact same spot 5 times and keep coming back. And kinda scar almost?
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