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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?

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?

See professionals...: Please go to see a dermatologist for detailed general and specific counseling and evaluation for your concern. It's not easy to take guess on line. Best luck... ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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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?

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

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Never had acne before, rarely even pimples. Back is now covered. What could've caused this outbreak?

Never had acne before, rarely even pimples. Back is now covered. What could've caused this outbreak?

Back acne: Common causes oil plugging pore from sebaceous gland abnormal sluffing off of the epidermal layers of skin hormones esp testosterone, steroids, stress infection. ...Read more

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Dear sir, I have discoid lupus sypmtoms in my whole body nd extreme blood comes out from acne type spots. How can I get perminant relief from it ?

Dear sir, I have discoid lupus sypmtoms in my whole body nd extreme blood comes out from acne type spots. How can I get perminant relief from it ?

Discoid lupus: See the dermatologist who diagnosed you and follow his or her directions. There is no cure, and no quick treatment. There are however plenty of ways to control it, and the quicker you do that, the less scarring you will have. ...Read more

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Given minocycline for acne. Read side effects & wondered how can it cause Thyroid cancer & Lupus. Asked Dr. & he had no idea. Rare side effects?

Given minocycline for acne. Read side effects & wondered how can it cause Thyroid cancer & Lupus. Asked Dr. & he had no idea. Rare side effects?

Rare adverse event: In few susceptible patients minocycline can trigger the immune system & cause "drug induced autoimmune disease". Minocycline remains a safe drug but you need to be ware of these very rare side effects. Best wishes ...Read more

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Can being infected by Herpes cause an outbreak of regular pimples and such? I got a severe outbreak on all locations I usually have pimples.

Can being infected by Herpes cause an outbreak of regular pimples and such? I got a severe outbreak on all locations I usually have pimples.

Herpes can spread: If you have a cold sore (Herpes Simplex infection), it is quite possible to see it spread to other break out areas around the face. However, this is not very likely. But, if it is as you say, that your have a severe herpes outbreak in areas where you get pimples, you will need to see a physician to get more aggressive treatment. This will need more attention that just OTC products. ...Read more

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Grandson has pimple-like outbreak behind one knee. Hard encapsulated. They are painful at times. What could this be?

Grandson has pimple-like outbreak behind one knee. Hard encapsulated. They are painful at times. What could this be?

Possibly boils: Hard, painful pimples suggest a localized skin infection usually caused by the bacteria staph aureus. A possible reason it is behind the knee is that your grandson may have eczema which is often behind the knee and makes one more susceptible to staph infections. ...Read more

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VERY small bump couple inches from my rectum. Almost pimple like.Could it be just a pimple? Should I be concerned? I do have HSV but never a outbreak!

VERY small bump couple inches from my rectum. Almost pimple like.Could it be just a pimple? Should I be concerned? I do have HSV but never a outbreak!

Bump near rectum: Could be folliculitis inflammation of hair follicle. Would wash 2 x a day with soap and water .Try Hibiclens over the counter. May try some bacitracin and see if helps but follow up with urgent care and doctor as may need oral antibiotics as well. ...Read more

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Bumps underneathe tongue, some red, some white like pimples, is it possible to have herpes and only have an outbreak underneathe the tongue ?

Bumps underneathe tongue, some red, some white like pimples, is it possible to have herpes and only have an outbreak underneathe the tongue ?

POSSIBLY: But more likely another factor--perhaps related to the numerous salivary glands present under the tongue. Have your dentist evaluate you and establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi the last time I remembered I had a pimple outbreak was 10 years ago why am I having it again at 24? Is it due to hormonal change how can I get rid

Hi the last time I remembered I had a pimple outbreak was 10 years ago why am I having it again at 24? Is it due to hormonal change how can I get rid

Pimples: Nice to hear from Australia which is where I grew up and did my medical training. Please see your doctor about your pimples. If you have already done that see a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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How many dosage per day taking l-arginine? And not raise of herpes outbreak? I had once slightly pimples and rashes in penis? Its that herpes?

How many dosage per day taking l-arginine? And not raise of herpes outbreak? I had once slightly pimples and rashes in penis? Its that herpes?

HERPES GENITALES: Lesions are painful vesicular and sex transmitted. Dose of argentine is 500 mg. daily not related to argentine ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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