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Dr. Cesar Sturla
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
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Have a hard purple pimple on my buttocks for a few days. How do I take care of this? Doesn't hurt, no puss just hard bump.

Dr. Cesar Sturla
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Have a hard purple pimple on my buttocks for a few days. How do I take care of this? Doesn't hurt, no puss just hard bump.

Do nothing: If it is due to minor trauma it will reabsorb itself. However, other conditions may mimic a small bleed for the untrained person. If other ones appear or does not go away have it check by a qualified physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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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. Steven Charlap
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
32 years in practice
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Are the pimples on my buttocks from diabetes?

Dr. Steven Charlap
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
32 years in practice
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Are the pimples on my buttocks from diabetes?

Unlikely: Diabetes is usually not associated with acne ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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To be precise i find pimples on my buttocks which leads to darken my skin.... I feel no itching or irritating sensations.

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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To be precise i find pimples on my buttocks which leads to darken my skin.... I feel no itching or irritating sensations.

Skin lesions: Skin related "pimples" or lesions are hard if not impossible) to diagnosis over the computer. See a dr. To get physically examined, and the diagnosis and treatment will follow. ...Read more

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
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What can I do if my gf has a boil or pimple on the buttocks, is it gential herpes?

Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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What can I do if my gf has a boil or pimple on the buttocks, is it gential herpes?

Probably not: Herpes is a blister with clear fluid in it that crusts over, does not contain pus. ...Read more

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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I've had recurring boils and pimples on my buttocks for quite some time, any ideas?

Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I've had recurring boils and pimples on my buttocks for quite some time, any ideas?

Boils: Try to make sure there is no trigger, like cleaning solutions on toilet seats. Than, try to do two teaspoons of bleach in the bathtub. Apply antibiotic ointment and scrub the area with soap and water. ...Read more

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Dr. Natalie Geary
Board Certified, Pediatrics
25 years in practice
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I've small red pimples on my buttocks, are these folliculitis?? How to treat please??

Dr. Natalie Geary
Board Certified, Pediatrics
25 years in practice
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I've small red pimples on my buttocks, are these folliculitis?? How to treat please??

Folliculitis: Is an inflammation of the hair follicles, not infectious not contagious. Use an exfoliative and then lubricate. If they don't resolve see you dermatologist ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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Pimples on buttocks cheeks! why do I have these? I've had them since i was about 5 years old (now 25 years old).. Why? They are so embarrassing!

Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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Pimples on buttocks cheeks! why do I have these? I've had them since i was about 5 years old (now 25 years old).. Why? They are so embarrassing!

Butt Acne: Most people realize that acne is probably the most common skin problem people face. And most people have dealt with acne at some time in their life, usually in adolescence although many adults suffer from acne as well. And while most people deal with acne breakouts on their face, it can actually affect any are of the body, including the neck, the back and even your buttocks. See derm for treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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What are the causes of reoccuring pimples/boils on the buttocks?

Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
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What are the causes of reoccuring pimples/boils on the buttocks?

Staphylococci: Are common causes of this, sometimes mrsa. ...Read more

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Dr. Helena Bentley
Board Certified, Pediatrics
34 years in practice
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Hello I have a cluster of small bump looking pimples on my left buttocks. Any idea as to what it could be?

Dr. Helena Bentley
Board Certified, Pediatrics
34 years in practice
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Rash on buttock: Need more information. Are the bumps red with fluid? Do they itch, sting or hurt? Are there any other symptoms? ...Read more

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Dr. Bradford Romans
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
10M people helped
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Hi my age is 21 and weight is 58 i have acne(black spots) and pimples on buttocks....what to do to stop and make my butt fair because it looks ugly?

Dr. Bradford Romans
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
10M people helped
Hi my age is 21 and weight is 58
i have acne(black spots) and pimples on buttocks....what to do to stop and make my butt fair because it looks ugly?

Try benzoyl peroxide: daily for 3 months.If not better then,U will need a perscription(s). ...Read more

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