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Papules Home Remedies
What is the best home remedy or ingredients I can get from drugstore to eliminate papules on my face?
Benzoyl peroxide: Is is a basic first line medication for acne that is OTC and available in different forms, as a wash or as a cream/gel to be applied to the skin after washing. It's main activity is antibacterial, but it does help to open the pores as well. If that is not helpful, then Rx tretinoin or topical or oral antibiotics are usually the next step and can be prescribed by your family MD or dermatologist. ...Read more
You can: But best bet is a DERMATOLOGIST.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pregnant 4th months complaning of papule and red patches in the face what the best treatment for her? Thank alot
Hormone related acne: It's those pregnancy hormones at work yet again, causing your pore to secrete excess oil. Stick to to a well balanced diet. Avoid those pregnancy cravings for junk foods. And other possible cause is liver dysfunction...Fatty liver or cholestasis---dysfunctional gall bladder. If you are having a lot of bloating or belly pain check with your OB doctor and check---liver function tests--or Ultra s ...Read more
What are my treatment options for pearly penile papules? I've had it for years and just found out what it was tonight online!
They are normal...: Pearly penile papules are considered a normal anatomical variation and are not medically significant. They do not have to be treated or removed. As there are risks associated with any procedure, you should strongly consider the risks before you decide to undergo a procedure to remove them. If you do want to discuss options, make an appointment with a dermatologist. ...Read more
I enquired of my problem a little more and found it is pearly penile papules. Does it harmful and what is the treatment for this?
No treatment: Entirely benign. No need to treat. Stop right there. Not a disease. Not an infection. Too tiny to be of cosmetic interest. Forget about it. ...Read more
I think I have a papule on the nose that will not go away for 1 year already! It's like a button, but there's nothing dedant what treatment please?
See below: See a dermatologist and have this evaluated. ...Read more
I never use to have papules on the head of my penis why now? Is there treatment, will it stop and not grow in size?
You need evaluation: You need to be seen by a family doctor or dermatologist. No one can tell you what it is without seeing it. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have pearly penile papules for long time. I am looking for good treatment where I can find doctor for this.?
Relax: Assuming your diagnosis is correct there is no reason to treat these. They are not a disease. They are not ugly. If you still want to treat these your efforts will be better spent at a psychiatrist. ...Read more
I have atrophic scars on the glans penis, like acne boxcar scars, shallow/flat. Can I get them laser resurfaced like treatment for papules? Options?
Scars of the glans:
from your question I did not get the sense that you had pain from the scars.
I recommend against any further ablative treatments to the skin of the penis. This is a very sensitive part of your body and any ablative therapies such as laser resurfacing or more caustic treatments could reduce sensibility to this organ. Good luck.
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May be normal bumps!: Fordyce spots are considered a normal feature for many people. Therefore, one may have to consult with several urologists in order to find one who may be interested in trying to remove them. A skin laser treatment center may be needed, so a dermatologist consultation may be helpful. One should realize that removing a spot can leave a scar. ...Read more
Papules or pimples?: Papules are skin lesions that extend above or below the skin surface. They are usually associated with dermatological or viral diseases. Pimples are english vernacular for acne. Treatment of acne starts with cleanliness, oil removal and use of benzoyl peroxide, available as many brand names over the counter. ...Read more
Not easy or needed.: Doesn't need treatment. It is not a skin disorder- just a normal variation. There is no method of removing these that you won't later regret. ...Read more
I have few pearly penile papules I was wondering if I can treat them at home with a cream so they fall off. A doc told me no laser is needed.
No: Feel free to send a photo. If you are referring to a small Whitish lesions found just below the urethral opening, these are normal and does not need to be treated ...Read more
Not Messed Up!: The cause of pearly penile papules (ppp) remains unknown. It is reported to occur in 8-48% of men. It is not related to having a circumcision. In fact, ppp are observed more frequently in uncircumcised men. Interestingly, in uncircumcised men with ppp who under go circumcision later in life, regression of the papules is commonly seen. Hope this helps. ...Read more
What does a diagnosis of papule on the skin mean? How common are they? (Papule was pink and soft.)
Infection is high: On the list of things that cause what you are describing. I would have it examined by a physician soon. ...Read more
See your doctor: For proper diagnosis and treatment. It's hard to make a diagnosis on this platform without seeing a photo. If you are a HealthTap Prime member, you can also request a consult with one of us through that. ...Read more
Let me explain:
Pearly penile papules does not pose any serious health risks to people and while this is the case, a vast majority of those who have it are driven by the desire to get rid of it.
Application of Alpha hydroxy acid
cream of low concentration of aha may be applied over the affected area without spreading outside, 2 – 3 times a day. By continuing the treatment for a few days, the bumps will fall. ...Read more
Laser: I'm going to assume you are describing pearly penile papules, a row of bumps that one man in 100 has on the back of his glans / head. It's a matter of personal preference as to whether to keep them or have them lasered off; they are harmless and might be considered cool / special. ...Read more
Benign growths: These are also known as angiofibromas. They are common benign growths on the mid face a bout the size of a pinhead. Usually solitary and arising in adulthood, in rare cases occur multiply and are markers for tuberous sclerosus. ...Read more