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Painful Acne On Chin
Ingrown Hair: Sounds to me like you, in all likelihood, have developed an ingrown hair. Ingrown hairs are caused by a growing hair that gets trapped under the skin and can cause irritation and/or infection in the area. If you have many of these pimples, its a condition called 'folliculitis'. More severe cases may require treatment with antibiotics. ...Read more
I have acne on my chin & forehead and some acne scars on my cheeks. Cheap acne face wash to get rid of it fast?
I have pimple like bumps on my forehead and sides of my face & cystic acne on my chin. What are home remedies?
Many good ones: There are many home remedies for acne. Vitamin a, c, e, d, zinc, selenium & chromium & fish oil can help. Minimize fried foods, dairy and sweets. An interesting website that discusses home remedies is http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/acne.Html here people discuss what has and has not worked for them. Apple cider vinegar & hydrogen peroxide are the 2 most popular ones listed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get cystic acne rarely on my chin.. I have 2 large, painful cystic pimples on my chin recently. Should I use benzoyl peroxide?
Acne: The benzoyl peroxide will help but you will likely need Clindamycin to use as well they have a prescription combination that works very well. If it is really a severe case you may need retin a (tretinoin). See your family doctor and they will refer you to a dermatologist if you need the extra help. Good luck. Make sure you clean the skin really well before you use the acne cream. Hang in there. ...Read more
I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?
Why do I frequently breakout on my chin area? I have acne prone combination skin. Skin condition on my cheeks, upper lips & chin are drying up lately
Acne on my butt. Tiny bumps/painful hard acne. Possible treatment for the acne/scars? Dark scars, craters and new skin formation. Laser/chemical peel?
Stop neglecting it: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated is your best friend. Forget all pop / home / 'natural' remedies. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related problem that can cause you to fail a job interview. If benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, yoj need to see your doctor for a prescription. ...Read more
Psoriasis vs Eczema? Differences? On 1yr face. Dry flaky patches on cheek. Pinkish areas on chin.
Zit on chin near lip, swollen near zit, also looks like fat lip. once able to pop zit, now painful to movement/touch, suggestions?
Pimple: Any acne in the triangle from lips to top of nose should not be popped due to chance of spreading infection to the cavernous sinus. At this point, try warm compresses and topical acne medication, maybe topical antibiotic cream. If that does not help, see a doctor, since you may need prescription antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers