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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


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I tried to pop a blind pimple that had no head. It didn't pop and a layer of skin came off and blood just came out. What do I do now ive made worse?

I tried to pop a blind pimple that had no head. It didn't pop and a layer of skin came off and blood just came out. What do I do now ive made worse?

Leave it alone: Keep it clean and don't pop it any further. When you pop a pimple, you may drive infection deeper in the skin or increase the chance of scarring.

Use a acne med and a good sunscreen (irritated skin or acne-medicated skin can be more sensitive to sun damage). ...Read more

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Why when I squeeze hard pus Pimple type spots does once all the pus and blood is out does it leave a deep hole in my skin?

Why when I squeeze hard pus Pimple type spots does once all the pus and blood is out does it leave a deep hole in my skin?

STOP: Unless you want to go to medical school and specialize in dermatology you are playing with fire: squeezing and abscess will not only leave you open to deeper infection, but will guarantee scarring and recurrence. STOP SQUEEZING!! ...Read more

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I popped a pimple about 9 hours ago and blood came out. After a while, the pimple's head was covered by black dry blood. How do I get rid of the blood?

I popped a pimple about 9 hours ago and blood came out. After a while, the pimple's head was covered by black dry blood. How do I get rid of the blood?

Leave it alone: The less you mess with this, the better. You're 14 years old and it's time to get serious about managing your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, or if it's on your trunk get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Hard painless rollable ball under skin in groin. Had for two weeks plus. Popped as a pimple with a lot of blood before. What should I do? What is this

Hard painless rollable ball under skin in groin. Had for two weeks plus. Popped as a pimple with a lot of blood before. What should I do? What is this

Groin lump: The lump is most likey a swollen lymph node, you probably had a small abscess or boil that you popped before, that is the reason you got the reactive lymph node, leave it alone it should resolve slowly spontaneously with time, if it get bigger or is painful or more lumps develop then you should see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pea sized hard painless bump under skin in groin region. Been two weeks. Skin a bit discolored. Was a blood pimple. Let it heal? What should I do?

Pea sized hard painless bump under skin in groin region. Been two weeks. Skin a bit discolored. Was a blood pimple. Let it heal? What should I do?

Let it heal: This does not sound serious, so I would let it heal for a few more weeks and if there is no improvement see a doctor to have it removed or at least checked. ...Read more

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I have pimples in my head it itch me and have blood spot in the middle of the peel I have it since two years?

I have pimples in my head it itch me and have blood spot in the middle of the peel I have it since two years?

Pimples: I really have no idea what you are talking about or the question u are asking. Rethink question and get back with us. ...Read more

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For about 6months I've had a spot on my cheek & it feels like a pimple under the skin but it only has blood in it. How can I get rid of it?

See derm: Because it is on your face I recommend seeing a dermatologist to prevent scarring. It may be a hemangioma or cherry nevus which can be removed. ...Read more

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Soft bump in armpit. Not a pimple or a boil. Doesn't have a head and when squeezed nothing comes out but a little blood.

Soft bump in armpit. Not a pimple or a boil. Doesn't have a head and when squeezed nothing comes out but a little blood.

See a doctor: This should be examined by a professional. Enlarged lymph nodes, cysts, tumors, infections and other causes are all to be considered. See somebody soon. ...Read more

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Skin is blackened with blood coming out near thigh below the stomach first started as a pimple and the area increased afterwards what's the reason?

Skin is blackened with blood coming out near thigh below the stomach first started as a pimple and the area increased afterwards what's the reason?

Skin infection: Black skin with drainage is suspicous for a serious infection. Many serious skin infections may start as a minor soft tissue infection and progress to a necrotizing soft tissue infection. This should be evaluated immediately by a physician. ...Read more

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I have a little pimple with a white head and had puss and blood that came out of it. It is not hard but is painful. It is on my left little toe bottom?

I have a little pimple with a white head and had puss and blood that came out of it. It is not hard but is painful. It is on my left little toe bottom?

Pustules: Hi

If the lesion is painful, then there may be an infection, usually caused by Staph Bacteria. You may need oral antibiotic. Please use a topical antibiotic now and see a physician if no improvement. ...Read more

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When I press on pimples on my face, my pores & skin turns bright red and I can see blood underneath. The pore stays red. Worried about blood disorder?

When I press on pimples on my face, my pores & skin turns bright red and I can see blood underneath. The pore stays red. Worried about blood disorder?

Probably normal: This is most likely a fairly normal response to pressure over an already inflamed area of skin, however if there is bruising or if you note easy bruising in other parts of the body, bleeding gums, etc, then I would definitely see your physician. A simple lab test can determine if you have a blood disorder or not. Also, check if you're taking any meds that act as blood thinners (like aspirin) ...Read more

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I have a boil on my buttocks when I first saw it I thought it was just a pimple so I popped it now its a lump under my skin with a head puss and blood?

I have a boil on my buttocks when I first saw it I thought it was just a pimple so I popped it now its a lump under my skin with a head puss and blood?

Small abscess: It may have been a small hair follicle infection that has now expanded after your initial manipulation. A warm compress may draw it out over a day or two but it may expand & need to be drained by your doc. ...Read more

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Hiii m too slim want to get healthy and my face is too prone to oily skin plus white puss pimples and red bumps having blood and pain and redness?

Hiii m too slim want to get healthy and my face is too prone to oily skin plus white puss pimples and red bumps having blood and pain and redness?

Eat healthy: Eat a diet with at least 80 grams of complete (animal or soy) protein every day and lots of fresh vegetables and fruits with some whole grains and perform regular exercise for good health. Don't worry about being too skinny if you have good energy and eat right. Try over-the counter acne medicines such as benzoyle peroxide or the Proactive products. If this isn't enough, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood in stool white pimple looking things on anus and descoloration of the skin around the anus. Itches at some times and causes it to smell backther?

Blood in stool white pimple looking things on anus and descoloration of the skin around the anus. Itches at some times and causes it to smell backther?

Possible infection: While it may be nothing serious. ... There is the possibility that there is an underlying anal infection (abscess). .. Possibly cause by an anal fistula (small connection into the anus).
Try a protective ointment - like anusol - and warm baths with epsom salts.
However, if it persists, do see a proctologist who can properly diagnose your condition.
All the best, peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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I have had a dark red raised bump on my back for about 2 months - looks like a combination of a pimple and blood blister. Could this be skin cancer?

I have had a dark red raised bump on my back for about 2 months - looks like a combination of a pimple and blood blister. Could this be skin cancer?

Skin lesion: Any lesion on the skin that has increased in size or changed in appearance should be evaluated by your doctor. If it has changed it should be removed. ...Read more

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My body is covered in what looks like pimples. They keep growing & filling with a milky puss & crack open & seep blood then get deeper. Skin cancer?

My body is covered in what looks like pimples. They keep growing & filling with a milky puss & crack open & seep blood then get deeper. Skin cancer?

Skin cancer: You definitely do not have skin cancer, it sounds more like an infectious process caused either by bacteria or virus. You would definitely benefit by a trip to a dermatologist ...Read more

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Peanut sized nonmoveable lump under skin on vulva. Sqeezed pimple like+pus blood came out day later still there +tender+bruised not visible with eye?

Cyst: Could be Skene's gland or Bartholin's gland cyst that is infected. Please do not squeeze it anymore. Please see your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. Dr R ...Read more

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Female friend has a whitehead looking dot on skin of clitoris when pulled up. It accidentally popped and little blood came out. What is it?

Female friend has a whitehead looking dot on skin of clitoris when pulled up. It accidentally popped and little blood came out. What is it?

Boil or pimple: Probably will resolve without anything further attention. Anytime there is puss it ultimately needs to come out. ...Read more

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Does hayfever (or high white blood cell count) affect acne prone skin?

Does hayfever (or high white blood cell count) affect acne prone skin?

Unrelated: Hayfever (allergies), changes in blood counts and acne are largely unrelated. ...Read more

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I have bad skin& hair, prone to acne, excessive body hair & an athletic body shape. If a blood test shows I have high testosterone what can I be given?

I have bad skin& hair, prone to acne, excessive body hair & an athletic body shape. If a blood test shows I have high testosterone what can I be given?

It won't.: You won't have high t. You may have high conversion of t to Dht which causes some of your symptoms. You need to practice food facial hygiene, trim body hair regularly and celebrate your athletic body. ...Read more

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No period yet feel stomach sick dizziness spotting brown blood head ache cramps sore breast nausea acne under breast brown shadow Negative preg test?

No period yet feel stomach sick dizziness spotting brown blood head ache cramps sore breast nausea acne under breast brown shadow Negative preg test?

Absent period: Would get a blood HCG at an urgent care and also consider a sonongram. If both are negative consider prolactin level, thyroid work up. Please follow up with a doctor/urgent car within 48 hours ...Read more