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Pimple On My Chest
Does doxycline 100 mg tablets have any serious side effects and does it work for a big pimple on my. Chest?
Doxycline: I see you take birth control pills. Doxycline can affect the potency of your pills. ...Read more
I had a pimple on my chest months ago, it doesn't seem to be infected anymore but it is still visable and not healing. Any advice on how to heal it?
Pimple: Your pimple may have become cystic in nature. See your doctor because the cyst may have to be surically removed. ...Read more
Acne: Usually this is acne; less often, a heat rash or other illness. Don't try to figure out what is causing acne -- it's unrelated to lifestyle, diet, sex, or hygiene. Simply treat it. When it' s on the trunk, usually a systemic antibiotic will be required at least briefly in addition to topical Rx. ...Read more
Systemic Rx: Acne on the trunk usually does not respond completely to topicals such as benzoyl peroxide. Your physician needs to see you and can write for a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline which might in a low dose be enough to manage you. If not, Isotretinoin is a consideration. ...Read more
Please: Re-ask and specify what your question is. Thanks. ...Read more
WHAT ARE THEY?
CANNOT TELL BECAUSE I CANNOT SEE THEM!
HAVE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST LOOK AT THEM.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more
I got a pimple on my chest, popped it and it became a blood blister. Been there for a week. How do I get it to go away?
I am having pimples on my chest. What should I do to permenantly disable this kind of skin problems?
Pimples: Depends what is causing them. May need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Recently developed multiple pimples on my chest and face. Occurring more rapidly and in greater quantity than usual zits/acne. What could this be?
New soap? Fragrance?: If you have started using a new soap, detergent, fabric softener, candles, lotions, etc. That may be doing. Fragrances and aerosols are skin irritants. Otherwise, keep a food diary and see if any food in particular is associated with more pimples. Chocolate and fat causes acne to worsen in only some. Different foods affect others differently. Plenty of fruits and veggies, less fat and protein. ...Read more
I normally get pimples on my chest from working out and drinking protein. But one pimple on my chest never went away and grew big and doesn't look norm?
Acne vulgaris. I got black marks coz od acne all over my back. And also got some pimples on my chest. Doc told its acne vulgaris. Any sol.
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. ...Read more
Hi, I have red pimples on my chest area, just above the cleavage of my breast. I don't have any on the other parts of my body. What could that be.
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
Why do I have so many cysts pimples and regular pimples on my chest even on my breasts. I shower twice a day and make sure clothes are clean. Help pls?
Serious acne: In spite of what anyone may tell you, acne ha nothing to do with personal hygiene. You need scientific treatment, and this is your right -- it's the 21st century. This kind of acne will probably require a combination of topicals (benzoyl peroxide plus Clindamycin is one possibility) plus a systemic antibiotic that's right for you, or "the pill" may clear you if you can take it. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a bunch of tiny pimples on my chest & neck/jawline. They popped up suddenly & aren't responding to tea tree oil or calomine lotion.?
With any: Rash that appears suddenly and is not improving with natural treatments I recommend getting it examined. Check with your doctor or a dermatologist for proper treatment! ...Read more
I have pimples. On my chest and they are like whiteheads but they hurt and they are on my arms too. I just want them gone! I have chicken skin also?
Acne: If this actually is acne, you're going to need a combination of topical benzoyl peroxide and probably a systemic antibiotic for a short time. If you're a female, the birth control pill and/or spironolactone can help. If this is not trunk acne, a visit with your physician and a dermatology referral are in order. There are entities such as SAPHO that need to be ruled in or out. Good luck. ...Read more
How do I get rid of acne scars in my forehead and pimples on my chest? I always had clear skin but for the past 4 months I've been getting breakouts
One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www. Smacboca. Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation. Html
other options include fractional lasers or subscision. ...Read more
Frm few mnths I go red pimples like on my chest & thies or around any other part of body I am worried is anything wrong with it plz suggest?
Acne or folliculitis: It is not unusual to get acne pimples on chest and upper back, but small pimples on thighs and other areas are infections in the hair follicles, and if they are large, a boil or abscess. Sweating and friction are frequent causes, so antibacterial soaps and loose clothing and powders that keep skin dry may help. If large and frequent, I suggest seeing a doctor to check culture and Rx. ...Read more
Diet's not the cause: Don't try to figure out what is precipitating acne. It's seldom helpful and generates confusion. In spite of everything you read online, day-to-day food choice has little impact on most illness. You need instead to get with your personal physician. In the meantime, start using topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. ...Read more
Hello sir I have these breakouts that look like pimples on my shoulders chest and upper arm. They appear suddenly and leave scars each time. There is no itchiness or any other type of irritation. They just randomly appear and go away?
No unless infected.: May be a pimple or cyst. Watch 4 infection and increase in size or becomes painful, then see ur pcp. ...Read more
It's a cyst: No danger. It could be cut out, but might go away with heat application. ...Read more
Blood pimple appeared on my sons chest a month ago very small and now is 3-4cm diameter it bleeds for 20min after shower what is this? How do we fix?
Professional care: Any pain, bleeding, or swelling requires immediate evaluation. This isn't a DIY project. Get him to Physician immediately. ...Read more
I have a pimple-like bump on my chest that won't pop. Just noticed it today. Doesn't hurt. Smaller specs around it.
Leave it alone: You need to leave it alone why everybody like to pop every bump they see it might go away faster if you leave it alone ...Read more
I have very small pimple-like bumps on my chest after a sunburn. Weeks later they are still there. What are they? They don't hurt
Bumps: It would be easy to tell if they could be examined. They might represent milia due to the skin healing over the pores you will have to have a doctor look at them to be sure. ...Read more