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Dr. Ed Friedlander
2,095 doctors shared insights

Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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I have acne on my chest during pregnantcy , what cream should I use?

I have acne on my chest during pregnantcy , what cream should I use?

Med: You can use benzoyl peroxide and your doctor can prescribe topical Clindamycin or Erythromycin to treat the acne. Azelex (azelaic acid) can also be used. Your doctor can prescribe this also. ...Read more

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My back pimple are spreading slowly And my chest to?

My back pimple are spreading slowly
And my chest to?

Dermatology: You may want to see a dermatologist. Retinols or tretinoin therapy may help. Otherwise consider good skin care with a gentle antibacterial soap followed by a non-comedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more

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What causes pimples on your back and chest?

What causes pimples on your back and chest?

Acne: Your doctor may be able to help you with prescribing a antibiotic/acne medicated body wash as well as retin-a. This will help address the 3 ways that lead to acne - oil production, clogged pores, and bacteria. You may also try to wear lose fitting clothing particularly during activities with high perspiration. ...Read more

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Pimples on the chest and back?What is this?Dangeruos?

Pimples on the chest and back?What is this?Dangeruos?

Pimples: Depends. Recent or long standing? Usually it represents a form of folliculitis . Have your doctor culture the pustules to see what bacteria is causing them. Your doctor can then prescribe appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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My son got clear pimples or bumps on his left side chest with a rash, what can it b..?

My son got clear pimples or bumps on his left side chest with a rash, what can it b..?

Localized blisters: Localized blistered rashes are usually the result of dermatitis, from things like poison ivy. Shingles, a re-activation of the varicella virus, is another possibility. ...Read more

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Im starting to eating healthy and im getting pimples in my face,chest and neck. Is normal?

Im starting to eating healthy and im getting pimples in my face,chest and neck. Is normal?

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

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I used to never get pimples and suddenly i found one on my face last night. Could it be because of my pregnancy?

Hormonal changes: This is caused by hormonal changes. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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