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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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Can a cold sore look like a pimple on inner lip? Can they have a whitehead and pop like a pimple? No burning, itching or blister. Pimple or cold sore?

Can a cold sore look like a pimple on inner lip? Can they have a whitehead and pop like a pimple? No burning, itching or blister. Pimple or cold sore?

Inner lip: Is usually herpes. Acne occurs in areas where you have sebaceous glands which are not located on mucosal surfaces like the lips. ...Read more

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White pimples on chin or white herpes blisters?

White pimples on chin or white herpes blisters?

Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no active lesion, a blood test can be performed to determine if there are antibodies against any recent or past herpes infection. ...Read more

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I have pimple like bumps on my vagina lips and inside. They pop like a zit. Could it be zits or gential warts?

I have pimple like bumps on my vagina lips and inside. They pop like a zit. Could it be zits or gential warts?

You need exam: See your gyn doctor , either herpes or genital warts are caused by virus or could be some thing else need treatment , prevention and spread to your partner. ...Read more

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Rash on chin, around mouth and upper lip, small blister like pimples, causes?

Rash on chin, around mouth and upper lip, small blister like pimples, causes?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Does some fungal infection in groin area , sometimes looks like red pimples , but little and itchy? Like face pimples without white or black head

Does some fungal infection in groin area , sometimes looks like red pimples , but little and itchy? Like face pimples without white or black head

Please see below: Do you have those pimple looking itchy lesion in other parts of your body? How about hands or around belly button? It could be so many things like fungal infection itself, bacterial or sometimes scabes as well. Please see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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Red papules on hand/wrist, form a callus like crust on palms and fingers, some leave a crater like lesion, been going for 3/4 months.What could it be?

Red papules on hand/wrist, form a callus like crust on palms and fingers, some leave a crater like lesion, been going for 3/4 months.What could it be?

Depends on the cause: Many things can cause calluses. Some reasons that one may develop a callus include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repedetive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin. Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin. Mild itch/discomfort. What could be?

I have a pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin.  Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin.  Mild itch/discomfort.  What could be?

Friction: This type of eruption may be due to friction near the groin along with heat and moisture. Start be avoiding the wearing of tight jeans or pants. Wear boxer shorts.Try applying a combination corticosteroid and antiyeast cream like mycolog. See your Physician or a dermatologist if the eruption persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Can oral herpes start out underneath your skin above the upper lip , like a little cystic pimple?

Can oral herpes start out underneath your skin above the upper lip , like a little cystic pimple?

Yes: Herpes has what is called a prodrome period or a period of mild discomfort before a full outbreak occurs. This is when prescription Acyclovir is most effective and can prevent the full outbreak. If you see your dentist or physician right away, they will generally give you a prescription to take now with refills to use during future onsets - but they need to see it to diagnose it correctly. ...Read more

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Red, puss filled spots on my hand. Looks like a rash. What could it be.?

Red, puss filled spots on my hand. Looks like a rash. What could it be.?

Infection: Pus and redness are hallmarks for an infection. See your doctor as he or she can perform a culture and send this to the lab to identify the cause of the infection. ...Read more

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Teeny bump,looks like tiny whitehead pimple,on lower lashline,location where I put eyeliner.No hx of skin cancer.Sound like a cancer?Not in waterline.

Teeny bump,looks like tiny whitehead pimple,on lower lashline,location where I put eyeliner.No hx of skin cancer.Sound like a cancer?Not in waterline.

R/o Chalazion: 34 year old lady with a possible hordeolum or chalazion. Please try using a hot compress on the eye for about 10-15 minutes. Please don't burn your eye use a reasonable temperature. See the attached link. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do about painful skin rash like blisters on red areas?

What to do about painful skin rash like blisters on red areas?

Depends...: ...On the distribution. If you have painful blisters in a single band on one side of the body, that's shingles. If the blisters are widespread, it could be viral (herpes), bacterial (impetigo and others), or a contact dermatitis (poison ivy and many others) that may be getting infected secondarily. You should see your doctor or a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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A 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?

A 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 an md. ...Read more

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