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Pimples Like Boils
Scalp folliculitis: Scalp folliculitis is an inflammatory disorder of the hair follicles in the scalp. Causes include bacteria, yeast or demodex. It is characterised by small, very itchy pustules within the scalp, often most troublesome on the frontal hairline. There may be only a small number of lesions or they may be very numerous. Treatment is with oral or topical antibiotics, topical cortisone, based on cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bites, pimples, +: As listed in prior answer about bumps under facial skin, could be either of those. Could also be an allergic reaction to irritant, food, or medication. If they become painful, could be a sebaceous cyst (filled with keratin from a blocked hair follicle) or early abscess (filled with infection/pus). If they are pimples under the skin, it may be cystic acne that can cause scarring. ...Read more
Scarring: Any form of chronic inflammation of the skin can result in scarring. Technically, the vagina refers only to the tube leading from your genitals to your cervix, and if you are referring to the skin of your pubic areas or the areas around the genital lips then the answer is yes, this can happen. Hope this clears things up. Best. ...Read more
Hives: It is difficult to diagnose skin rashes without seeing it and knowing how long it lasts together with associated symptoms like itchiness, burning, pain.... Small pinhead pimples and hive like rashes can be anything from cholinergic urticaria, herpes virus infection in eczematous skin to folliculitis. ...Read more
Can a cold sore look like a whitehead pimple and pop like a pimple? Can pimples appear on lip? No tingling or itching or blister?
Cold sore: The answer is yes to all your queries. ...Read more
I have pimple like bumps on my vagina lips and inside. They pop like a zit. Could it be zits or gential warts?
Penile lesion: If you've had no sexual activity with another individual within the past few weeks, this may simply be a pustule which you can treat with warm applications and applying an antibacterial ointment like bacitracin. However if you've had any exposure see a physician or a dermatologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful pink/red pimple like boil on sides of abdomen.Always on a stretch mark. Get 1 almost every 4 months. Goes away on its own after 2 wks.
See a doctor: Show these lesions to an expert and have them appropriately diagnosed. A dermatologist would be an excellent source. Good luck. ...Read more
I HAVE PIMPLE LIKE BOILS APPEARING ALL OVER MY BODY AND THEN THEY RIPE AND THEN COLLAPSE.IS IT A STD OR STI?
See a doctor: You should let a doctor check you soon. ...Read more
Im suffering from acne on my face and back, i have bad scaring, black heads and at times pimples like boils. I have tried retin a, but after birth the acne started again. I was advised to go on yaz prevrntion tablets with flucloxacillin 250mg twice a day
I have a horrible pimple like boil on my lower stomach.Popped it twice and a lot came out.Next day is really swollen around the area and hurts bad?
Possible infection: If it is in fact a "boil" it could either just be inflamed but since it is painful i would worry about the possibility of an infection - expecially if you popped it and traumatized it with your hands. Our hands are really dirty! make your way over to your dermatologist or a walk in center to get it checked out for possible infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got lots of pimples like (boil) on vagina and inside the vagina and my menstrual cycle is irregular since 3months i didn’t got periods ?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor for evaluation of the multiple issues you stated. If you have been sexually active do a home pregnancy test. When you see your doctor get tested for sexually transmitted infections. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I have these big pimple/boil like things on my groin. I don't know how to get rid of them. Please help?
I have big pimple like red,painful boil on inner vagina.i took novidat500gm twice daily.todsy's 5 day.i started having burning urination problem...?
Dysuria: Dysuria is the feeling of pain, burning, or discomfort upon urination. Although dysuria frequently indicates the presence of a urinary tract infection (UTI), it can have a variety of causes. Dysuria should always trigger a visit to a health-care professional for evaluation and diagnosis. http://www.emedicinehealth.com/dysuria/article_em.htm#dysuria_overview ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a boil pimple like on my vagina . It's itching and hurting at the same time . What should I do?
Keep area clean: and don't pick at it. If doesn't go away in a few days you should have it checked. ...Read more
Red Rash in armpits with painful swollen Lymph nodes but its not itchy, pimple like blisters, a few boils. Cream not working.
See your doctor ASAP: It is difficult to tell without looking at your rash and examine your armpits. You may need surgical drainage if you have boils or abscess, and antibiotic if you have cellulitis. Please go to see your doctor or urgent care ASAP for definitive diagnosis and specific treatment. ...Read more
Hi. I'm 42. Early period. Brent tenderness. Enlarged breasts. Pimples on face. Boil like spots on thighs. Are these signs of menopause? Should i see a
Found pimple/boil looking thing on scalp, no blood visible, shape irregular, look closer up saw small brown oval, its like mountain w/ peak, what isit?
My son had boils for a long time.The other day it erupted and give bad smell.What is it .And what should be done..Is it somethin is it something to be afraid of.It grows on top of his shoulder and look like pimples..It erupted the other day and give bad s
Why the painful boils or pimple like things keep occurring every now and then near hip area? Some staying for a couple of days and some do for months
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I am having these bumps come up on my thigh area almost like a boil or pimple and the seem to spread here and there?
Skin/skin infection: Certainly, if the abscess is draining pus, then an infection can spread from skin to skin contact between the thighs. For example, abscess drainage from a MRSA wound infection can spread quickly. The important thing is to avoid skin to skin contact, good hand washing , and observing excellent hygiene.S. ...Read more
I have a pimple like thing on my buttock i researched it and it said it was a boil usually cause by MRSA are all boils cause by it?
Size mostly: A zit/pimple is a hair follicle filled with oil and dead skin cells and bacteria. But it is just one hair follicle. An abscess (a boil) is usually much larger, it starts as one hair follicle but then the bacterial infection spreads to a much larger area (the size of a nickel to the size of an egg). Boils need medical attention. They need to be lanced and you might need antibiotics. ...Read more
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