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Pimple Like Rash On Back
Keratosis pilaris: Is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. These bumps do no generally scar unless they are traumatized by excessive scratching. Dark spots that may remain after resolution or treatments usually fade on their own over time. ...Read more
Pinky Tiny Pimples-like Rashes on the back of both hands & starts to feel itchy after few hours...spreading to arm slowly...can I take Cetirizine?
You could but..: A better choice might be diphenhydramine (Benadryl) but the cetirizine is less likely to make you drowsy so you can start with that and if it doesn't work try the diphenhydramine. You can also try 1% hydrocortisone cream that you can get at the store on the rash to see if that alleviates the itching and the spread of the rash. ...Read more
Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
I have a small red raised pimple like rash on my back that itches now its for 3 days now does not look like its clearing up?
Need dermatologist: May need dermatological evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a small red raised pimple-like rash on my back that itches now its for 3 days now. Does not look like its clearing up also its not spreading.?
Woke up with a pimple like rash on my upper back. Its limited to this area. Doesnt itch or hurt. Back of neck sore but slept on it weird, I think.
I have a pimple-like, non-itchy, rash on my back. Not red or visible from far. Spread to whole back over 2 weeks. No new products or other symptoms.?
Rashes need exam for: Diagnosis. Since it is not itchy or red and located just on the back, it does not sound like allergic reaction or viral exanthema. A common cause of papules on the back is miliaria, or heat rash, which is caused by blocked sweat pores. Alternatively, dry skin can cause blockage of the hair follicle and cause small papules or keratosis pilaris. This is benign, and is commonly seen on upper arms ...Read more
Hi. 30 male. Have non itchy pimple-like rash on chest and upper back. Around 30 of them. Almost 1 year. New ones do appear. Anti-hiv test was negative?
My fiance is a IV drug user and has persistent rash on back that resembles acne but are filled with pus and blood. What could this be?
See doctor ASAP: Sounds like something serious and she needs to see a doctor asap and get treated. ...Read more
I don't want to take any medications but i have back acne and i don't know how to go about treating it, some pimples are deep and cant be popped.
I take duacc and minocycline for back acne (its worked) but ever since I started exercising I noticed im getting pimples. What do I do?
Back acne: The best over the counter treatment for back acne may be a benzoyl peroxide wash. I recommend 10 percent. One should use it daily. It will ruin one's towels. Often, oral antibiotics are needed and even accutane. If scarring is present do not delay seeing a dermatologist to prevent further scarring. www.drbader. Com. ...Read more
What causes some off my cystic back acne to turn black after the real pimple is gone? Hyper pigmentation?
Healing: This is post-inflammatory pigmentation. Alec, I am VERY glad that you are on isotretinoin and I trust you're finally being managed properly. Stay the course and you'll get a good result. There's little or nothing to do about the hyperpigmentation or the redness -- it goes healing. ...Read more
What to do if I have so many pimples on my back and I use to pop them now What to do if I have back acne scars help!!?
Recently I've been getting acne/pimples on my shoulders and upper back. Can I use head and shoulders shampoo as a body wash for the back acne?
Can back acne (2-3 pimples that had some pus but healed in 2 days) be a symptom of ars (hiv)? Can hives be caused by ars (hiv)?
I use lotion & sometimes face moisturizer. I also use oil free face cleanser. Am I doing something wrong? B/c I have back acne and pimples on my face
Lotion may clog pore:
The lotion may be clogging your pores. Try doing without the lotion and see if it makes a difference, On the other hand, it could be hormonal. May or may not apply to you, but sometimes going on or off birth control or changing pills may affect acne. Try these suggestions for starters. Regards,
Dr. Lebowitz ...Read more
Chronic chest, back acne, phlegm, often inner ears itch, pimples start to arise in abdomen, throat check shows lumpy round epithelial, What's the issue?
Different issues: Acne rosacea, and acne vulgaris are usually caused by propionic bacteria. However, there may be folliculitis resulting from inspection of the hair follicles by normal flora/bacteria on the skin, which can be secondary infection resulting from staphylococcus species. On the other hand, throat infection is usually cause by streptococcus or Staphylococcus species, which are different mechanisms. ...Read more
I think I have scalp infection. Have rashes, pimples, Extreme dandruff, lymph nodes back of neck. How to confirm it and get rid off it?
You should see a dermatologist, in the meantime applied a shampoo
which will be useful for fungal and bacterial infections.
It also will be useful, if you could have your hair cut Short.
As you have lymph nodes in your neck is quite possible that you have
an ongoing infection, you will require culture and sensitivity of the organism
and started on antibiotics ...Read more
Itchy red rash on the back of neck, feels a bit painful and skin stretching, some clear and red pimple-like bumps. Mostly round quarter size patches?
Eczema vs infection: This rash could be a dry skin patch like eczema that is now becoming a superficial skin infection. It is important that this be evaluated by a physician to determine the correct treatment. Eczema can be treated with topical steroids and moisturizers while an infection requires antibiotics. ...Read more
I get like hundreds or little less like pimples on back of leg for 2 days at a time then there gone is that a heat rash?
An acne looking rash suddenly appeared on my sides and back. Its red with whitehead like pimples that looks like its spreading. What could this be?
See a derm if stays:
This is interesting because its only on your sides and back an allergy would be all over the body itch and develop hives.
Acne can be regional but also contact dermatitis. Are you lying in plactic or vinyl chairs this summer? Sometines sweating into these chairs causes a dermaitiis. Anything on the bed sheet, plastic wrap? New detergent?
Best to see a md. ...Read more
I have sudden pimple like rash which appeared on the lower back of my leg, began itchy and as healing is dark red dots slowly fading? Picture added
Exposure to plant..?: Have you been hiking... short pants..., insect bite? Are pimples more like pus? Spring time is very common to encounter plant which can cause rash (poison oak & other). If itchy Take antihistamine, topical steroid cream for 7-14 days. If increased pain, spreading redness . See MD to check for infection (cellulitis. ...Read more