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Pimples Around Hair Follicle
Foliculitis: Try to keep area clean with good mild soap. Don't shave area if you save too aggressively. If it persists see your doctor ...Read more
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
I have some dots , like dry, feel like hair follicle , don't feel like warts or condilomas they don't spread, and are not pimple, they can be normal?
Keratosis pilaris: Goose bump like hair follicle lesions on the outer upper arms and thighs is characteristic of keratosis pilaris. This condition is often seen in people who also have a history of asthma, eczema, or allergies. It usually gets better with age. You can treat it with otc Alpha hydroxy acid lotions such as am lactin. ...Read more
I have a small, flat mole on side of my face. Just now it grew a small white pimple-looking bump, likes hair follicle. Rest of mole fine. What is it?
Went to urgent care for small inflamed pimple. They looked at it, infected hair follicle prescribed cleocin t. Preferred this over mupirocin. .. Ok?
Pimples occur in hair follicles, not in pores. So why is "non-comedogenic" (doesn't clog pores) makeup better for avoiding acne?
Pore around follicle: There are minute hairs at the pore opening. Oil glands come to the surface at pores and are associated with small hair follicles. Comedogenic products block the opening form the oil gland causing an accumulation of debris and eventually inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pimples on face (feel hard and are red) general fision told me that is of infection of hair follicles, tried many mediciations, what else to do?
I need to get rid off pimples & hair follicles on my bum cheeks is there something i can buy with out going to a skin specialist ?
Folliculitis : Sometimes these are blocked follicles. Exfoliation can help. Get a good soap and wash every day with a clean wash cloth. Don't scratch or pick at them. Get a mild exfoliating lotion ad apply after you wash (thin layer). - amlactin is good for this. ...Read more
I have tiny bumps on my legs they are like tiny pimples. They don't itch or hurt i think they are blocked hair follicles.?
Keratosis pilaris: It sounds like it might be keratosis pilaris, which is commonly referred to as "chicken skin". It is harmless but can be a cosmetic concern. It most often occurs on the thighs and back of the upper arms. The best treatment is exfoliation on a regular basis. There are some prescription creams that will exfoliate and smooth the skin while maintaining hydration. Best to check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i be worried about taking a hair follicle drug test? I have some prescribed drugs for my acne.
Can a herpes out break go away/heal in 5/6 days after being popped or sounds more like acne/blocked hair follicle?
Need More Info: You have offered 3 suggestions for a diagnosis of what you might have however the information needed to formulate a diagnosis is missing eg. a detailed description, location, duration, associated symptoms such as pain, itch & more. Additionally, diagnosis of skin lesions is challenging without visual inspection. Please re-submit your question or see your doctor for correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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