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Dr. Julan Crane
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I just got back from Mexico and small, red pimple-like bumps on body started appearing everywhere. Its spreading. How do I treat it?

Dr. Julan Crane
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I just got back from Mexico and small, red pimple-like bumps on body started appearing everywhere. Its spreading. How do I treat it?

Rash: you need to have a diagnosis before a treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more


Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
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I live in arizona and in the summer heat i get red it hey painful pimple like bumps on my butt and back of thighs. What can I do to stop this?

Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
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I live in arizona and in the summer heat i get red it hey painful  pimple like  bumps on my butt and back of thighs.  What can I do to stop this?

Folliculitis: This may be due to folliculitis or other causes. The best solution is to see a dermatologist for a consultation, diagnosis, and treatment recommendations, hygiene and exfoliation will help but medications may be required, laser hair removal can also help. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Board Certified, Urgent Care
14 years in practice
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I have a rash on my inner thighs, non painful, pimple like bumps on my penis. Recently there was a rash on my left butt cheek, arm bumps, what is It?

Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Board Certified, Urgent Care
14 years in practice
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I have a rash on my inner thighs, non painful, pimple like bumps on my penis. Recently there was a rash on my left butt cheek, arm bumps, what is It?

Could: Be several things including Sexually Transmitted Infections. Rather than list those its best to get an exam and ensure a proper diagnosis ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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I have pimple like bumps on my body that arent usually there?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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I have pimple like bumps on my body that arent usually there?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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I have a small "pimple" like bump on the tip of my tounge. It's more irratating then painful... But im worried. Any thought on what it may be?

Dr. Bac Nguyen
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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Clogged taste bud: Most likely a minor malformation/clogging of a taste bud called fungiform papilliae, very much like a tiny pimple. This should resolve in a few days to maybe 2 wks. Aphthous ulcers are typically quite painful eventhough they are often quite small. If it is not gone in 2wks, check with your doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 years in practice
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I have a painful pimple like bump on my right aerola. I just noticed it today, Anything rubbing against it hurts. What should I do? Is it serious?

Dr. Brian Nguyen
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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I have a painful pimple like bump on my right aerola. I just noticed it today, Anything rubbing against it hurts. What should I do? Is it serious?

Warm and wait.: Unless the area has redness that is spreading or your beginning to feel feverish, it's probably okay to apply a warm compress to the area and watch it with the hopes that it goes away on its own. If it doesn't within 1 week, seek attention from a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Emil Shakov
Board Certified, Aesthetic Medicine
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I have had a pimple-like bump on my bottom for about nine years. It doesn't have a head like a normal pimple and isn't exactly painful, just annoying.

Dr. Emil Shakov
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I have had a pimple-like bump on my bottom for about nine years. It doesn't have a head like a normal pimple and isn't exactly painful, just annoying.

Cyst: Benign growth likely containing fluid or could be lipoma. If it changes size than get it looked at. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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What are these big red bump inside my skin it very painful almost like a pimple but sometimes the don't pop. It started with one now I have a bunch?

Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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What are these big red bump inside my skin it very painful almost like a pimple but sometimes the don't pop.  It started with one now I have a bunch?

Need to be checked: You did not say what part of body is involved the rash needs to be visually examined.So see your doctor or dermatologist ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
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I have a pimple like bump on my inner thigh and its very painful! what could it be? This isn't the first time this has happened!

Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
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I have a pimple like bump on my inner thigh and its very painful! what could it be? This isn't the first time this has happened!

Could: It could be a furuncle or you could have apocrine acne. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeannine Weiss
Board Certified, Pediatric Dentistry
23 years in practice
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What can cause a painful what pimple like bump on the soft palate in a 6year old?

Dr. Jeannine Weiss
Board Certified, Pediatric Dentistry
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What can cause a painful what pimple like bump on the soft palate in a 6year old?

Salivary gland issue: Occasional there can be a stone formation, or a small infection on a gland. Depending on the location- aphthous ulcers can create a painful situation for a couple of days too. Warm rinses should help expedite the recovery time. ...Read more

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