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Pimple Acne In Penis
No: I am puzzled as to why anyone would want to shave there. It is a silly fad which you will drop as you become an adult. ...Read more
Acne: Yes, it should work on your skin. ...Read more
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?
Little pimples on inner folds of vaginal lips where hair doesnt grow, resembles minor acne. negative for stds, remedy?
Sounds normal: "Negative for STDs" suggests you've seen a doctor. What did s/he say? If something were wrong (e.g. genital warts), probably s/he would have said so. I'm guessing mucus or sebaceous glands (also called Fordyce spots); or vestibular papillae. Both of these are entirely normal. Google Fordyce spots and vestibular papillomatosus for photos to compare with yourself. See MD if any doubt remains. ...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?
Pimple scar, rash?: These are 3 different types of lesions. Scars that are from cystic acne and have been there for a long time may need dermabration treatments over time. Acne itself, there are many treatments. Depending on how severe it is would determine the best alternatives for you, just don't pick. A rah around your nose could be seborrhea. But then all rashes need to be seen. Picture or by your doctor. ...Read more
Small bumps covering forehead, no head to pop. Not whiteheads, blackheads, or pimples. Appear to be under the skin. I have oily skin. Treatment?
Is there any over-the-counter product for ingrown hair / razor bumps. My pubic area has morphed into a scabby, scaly, bumpy unsightly blemish. Help!
Maybe folliculitis: Pubic hair follicles can get infected easily causing a bumpy slightly painful eruption. Many other possibilities exist. Usually dermatological conditions need to be seen by a doctor to make sense of them. Please consult your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Photo is of a typical follicular lesion. ...Read more
For razor burn:: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. I see that you already have scarring from your acne having been neglected when you were younger. I'm sorry this happened. At age 19, you're old enough to phone your physician who can add prescription-strength Rx to your benzoyl peroxide regimen. You will probably need to do this. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: If you've had acne scarring and still have acne, you need to get with your personal physician. Use topical benzoyl peroxide until then. Nothing will touch acne scars short of a physician's intervention with a laser, microsurgery or filler. I'm sorry your acne was neglected, but several hollywood stars have kept their scars for the "tough guy" look. ...Read more
Random bumps appearing under the rim of penis. Pimple like in a row. No pain whatsoever. Now small white buttons appearing on penis skin? Herpes?
Sounds like you need: an exam in order to determine exactly what this is. It doesn't sound like Herpes, but could be a skin irritation or genital warts. Please see your doctor for an examination so that you can be properly diagnosed and treated. Also would recommend that you refrain from sexual activity until you are seen and diagnosed. ...Read more
Little spots and acne pimples were formed after having face waxed by common facial wax, these spots acne and pimples don't seem to leave, any help?
It should heal fine: Assuming your immune function is normal, this should not be a cause for alarm. Any time there is a cut, you should try to clean the area, (water works the best for minor cuts at home). Then pat the area dry and if needed cover with a bandaid. Watch the area for redness surrounding the cut, or any puss like discharge from the wound. If you think there is an infection, see a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chickenpox, Some of the blisters in my face have whiteheads inside that resemble the acne pimples. Is this peculiar?
No: Chicken pox lesions should crust over in a couple of days. ...Read more