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I've a red pimple-like spot on nose, near wart removal. I feel so anxious it's cancer. I have an apt soon, but what can I do/look for in meantime?

I've  a red pimple-like spot on nose, near wart removal. I feel so anxious it's cancer. I have an apt soon, but what can I do/look for in meantime?

Probably nothing: Skin lesions that are malignant ie squamous Ca, basal cell Ca appear as areas of superficial ulceration, with some bleeding and rescabing. If there is a small red area near previous wart, probably inflammatory. Use A&D ointment q day for about 2 wks and see what happens. If progression to ulceration then try EFUDEX (fluorouracil). ...Read more

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


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I m 23 and my skin type is oily. I have some pimple spots in my face, how can I remove these spots?

I m 23 and my skin type is oily. I have some pimple spots in my face, how can I remove these spots?

Acne: Depending on the severity of the acne, combination therapy with topical antibacterials , retinoids , and sometimes oral antibiotics or Accutane may be prescribed . See your dermatologist to evaluate the acne and prescribe the appropriate treatment. Otc salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide washes are often tried initially and decrease oiliness. ...Read more

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Any best cream for pimple spots?

Any best cream for pimple spots?

Meds: Duac and tazorac (tazarotene) are an excellent combination if your skin can tolerate it. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure dead pimple spots?

What's a good way to cure dead pimple spots?

Red marks: Larger pimples, when they go away, can leave red marks behind. It is just left-over inflammation. It will go away with time. You can pay to have photofacial or laser treatments done to get rid of the marks quicker. ...Read more

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How to remove spots of pimples from face?

How to remove spots  of pimples from face?

Spots or pimples?: Not clear, but if you picked at a pimple, put some triple antibiotic ointment on it if red and angry. Otherwise, just let the hopefully superficial scarring heal. ...Read more

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How to prevent pimples and dark spots..?

How to prevent pimples and dark spots..?

Derm & protection: You should see a dermatologist to get on a good skin regimen with topical (and possibly oral) treatments for acne. Dark spots can be from the sun and wearing a high spf sunscreen daily (>30 spf) is a good place to start. ...Read more