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On the left side of my body I have acne bumps on face an head ache an feel sick to my stomach what could this be if it's all on one side of my body?

On the left side of my body I have acne bumps on face an head ache an feel sick to my stomach what could this be if it's all on one side of my body?

Acne or shingles: It could be acne, or hypersensitivity dermatitis (a skin reaction to something). It could also be shingles if it's all on one side. Shingles is usually very painful and if you see your doctor within 3 days of it starting, you can take medication to decrease the symptoms. ...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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Clear puss filled bumps on face, not sure if it's acne, need some advice?

Clear puss filled bumps on face, not sure if it's acne, need some advice?

Here's what to do: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated for two weeks on the assumption it's acne. If you're not clear, get with your physician. ...Read more

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Raised bumps on face. Clear fluid comes out when drained and there's often a white-clear cartilaginous mass as well . Doesnt seem to be acne.

Raised bumps on face. Clear fluid comes out when drained and there's often a white-clear cartilaginous mass as well . Doesnt seem to be acne.

That sounds : impossible. perhaps what you think is cartilagenous, is actually keratin , but without seeing it I can't tell you, I would see dermatologist for diagnosis of milia, sebaceous hyperplasia or anything else ...Read more

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Small skin color bumps on face that is not acne. What are they and how to get rid of them? No remedy will get rid of them! are they 'oil bumps?'

Small skin color bumps on face that is not acne. What are they and how to get rid of them? No remedy will get rid of them! are they 'oil bumps?'

Many possibilities: When you say "no" remedy, tha's hard to believe.

You should consider many things that could cause this - topicals, foods, hormones, etc.

So there are many options. Call your doctor so you can get back on track! ...Read more

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Shinny red bumps on face? I have two red bumps on my cheeks one is the size of a bean they move around I do have bad acne, there is no pus what is it?

Shinny red bumps on face? I have two red bumps on my cheeks one is the size of a bean they move around I do have bad acne, there is no pus what is it?

Acne Nodules: Acne cysts are soft, pus-filled and inflamed lesions that occur deep in the dermis. They are also referred to as acne nodules, and are notoriously difficult to treat with common acne medications such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. Due to the fact that acne cysts occur deep inside the skin, they must be treated by a skincare professional in order to minimize scarring. ...Read more

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Red dry itch bumps on face witch get hard like a scab and peel also hurt a lot stopped shaving I use acne cream ext. Still no help what could this be?

Red dry itch bumps on face witch get hard like a scab and peel also hurt a lot stopped shaving I use acne cream ext. Still no help what could this be?

Facial rash: This could be folliculitis which is infected hair follicles. It could be cystic acne, pimples under the skin. Either of these would best be treated with prescriptions medicines. Try to get checked by a doctor to get the right diagnosis and treatment. Early treatment can help prevent scarring later on. ...Read more

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Dermatology or pediatrition only please. 5 wk old baby redness and small tiny bumps on face and a little on neck. Acne? What else? Treatment?

Dermatology or pediatrition only please.  5 wk old baby redness and small tiny bumps on face and a little on neck. Acne? What else? Treatment?

I would certainly: show your pediatrician, but acne is common and I recommend just keeping skin cool, and it will go away on its own:) ...Read more

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Not pimples but tiny bumps on face, what are these?

Not pimples but tiny bumps on face, what are these?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Tiny red itchy bumps on face and neck after running, but takes days at least to go away. They look like little pimples, and i take zyrtec (cetirizine) daily too.

Tiny red itchy bumps on face and neck after running, but takes days at least to go away. They look like little pimples, and i take zyrtec (cetirizine) daily too.

Irritation : This irritation of skin and hair follicles is likely due to profuse sweating. The first step is prompt showering after a run. Also, check to see if any new laundry detergents or soaps are being used. ...Read more

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Is there a such thing as sex bumps? Bumps like acne on your face from not getting enough sex.

Myth: Sounds like someone likes to add a sexually suggestive reason for someone's acne, or wants some action to help clear it. What ever their reason for suggesting it there is no basis in fact. ...Read more

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I have an acne like bump on my head that appears to heal and thrn return as a hard bump a few weeks ?

I have an acne like bump on my head that appears to heal and thrn return as a hard bump a few weeks ?

Possible skin cancer: This healing and recurrence pattern is typical of a minor skin cancer and you should have the area checked by your family doc, dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Are the bumps on my baby’s face and neck acne?

Are the bumps on my baby’s face and neck acne?

No: Newborns have several types of normal rashes. Erythema toxicum is a rash that looks like flea bites and moves around the body. Nothing needs to be done. Little white milk bumps or milia are like whiteheads and fade with time as you wash the skin.. Baby acne looks like little pimples and can be on the face and chest. A warm washcloth to clean is all that is needed. It improves with time. ...Read more

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What's the best way to end little acne bumps(not white or back head.)?

What's the best way to end little acne bumps(not white or back head.)?

Exfoliate: The best non medical remedies would be ski care
Daily use of a broad spectrum sun block
daily use of a skin cleanser that is non perfumed but that has a low grade salicylic acid ( 5%) or glycolic acid 5% to exfoliate.
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I have this weird bump/rash on my face. Just tried Proactiv but not acne?

I have this weird bump/rash on my face. Just tried Proactiv but not acne?

Have it checked: Your description is not detailed enough to be able to comment on. Best to have your doctor look at it. ...Read more

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How can I cover my acne? It's all over my face. Mostly blackheads and bumps. :(

How can I cover my acne? It's all over my face. Mostly blackheads and bumps. :(

Manage it: WIth this type of acne, topical retinoic acid is your best friend. It's not pleasant, but it will help. Your personal physician may have something to add. It's not your fault, it's not related to lifestyle or hygiene, but you are an adult and it's your right and duty to take care of it . Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have the same bump on my buttocks and face, could it just be acne?

I have the same bump on my buttocks and face, could it just be acne?

Yes it's possible: Follow up with ur pcp. Take care! http://www.Greenmedinfo.Com/blog/11-herbs-used-traditional-acne-remedies. ...Read more

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I have some itchy bumps on my face. Is this acne?

I have some itchy bumps on my face. Is this acne?

Probably not: Acne is more likely to be sore or tender than itchy. Itchy bumps could represent eczema or some other condition. ...Read more

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Acne, dry skin, large face bump?

Acne, dry skin, large face bump?

Deep acne, dry skin: This is likely deep seated inflammation (cystic acne) that can be painful. Continue with gentle cleansing and your treatment care regimen. You may need to see a dermatologist for injection of an anti-inflammatory to calm swelling and pain. ...Read more

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Does steaming your face make acne bump on side of nose smaller?

Does steaming your face make acne bump on side of nose smaller?

Not necessarily: The best way to make an acne bump smaller is to treat it with something to reduce inflammation and help it heal. Another option is to receive a facial with extractions. Steaming alone is not beneficial by itself. If you breakout regularly, you should probably see your physician or skin specialist for defined treatment regimen. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to get rid of bumps or acne on the face ?

What are some home remedies to get rid of bumps or acne on the face ?

Acne: I recommend st ives facial scrub to patients along with a mild non drying facial soap. The facial scrub deals with the blocked pores and will help smooth the skin (avoid using it like sandpaper). Topical benzyl peroxide works well but can be very drying. Good face makeup ie clinique tend to cause less problems as well. ...Read more

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Someone placed a dirty towel on my face. Am I going to get acne or other bumps on my face?

Someone placed a dirty towel on my face. Am I going to get acne or other bumps on my face?

Hard to say: The average adult raises their germ contaminated fingers to their face an average of 6 times an hour. Whether or not some dirty towel touches your face or not, your skin faces transient germ contact on a regular basis.This episode may or may not trigger an outbreak depending on what is on the towel.If it were used to clean up poison ivy oil, a breakout within 24 hours would be expected. ...Read more

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On my face I have little dots when I do I light touch i don't feel anything when I do pressure i feel a little bump they use to be acne what can it be?

On my face I have little dots when I do I light touch i don't feel anything when I do pressure i feel a little bump they use to be acne what can it be?

Bumps on face: It is hard to diagnose skin conditions without seeing them. The spots you describe could be milia cysts or acne cysts.Your doctor or dermatologist will be able to tell you after evaluating them. ...Read more

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I have always had smooth skin on my face, nice complexion but the last week I've had little bumps appear on both cheeks only. What is it, its not acne?

Visual: Without actually seeing your skin it is near impossible to even speculate what these bumps may be. Do not pick at, scratch, "pop" the bumps. Keep your skin clean as usual. Follow up with your doc or dermatologist if the bumps persist, worsen or develop other symptoms such as pain, itching, discoloration, etc. ...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