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Dr. John Ebner
Board Certified, Dermatology
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White pimple on pinky finger, hard to touch and sometimes painful when pressed. its on the bottom of my finger not the top.

White pimple on pinky finger, hard to touch and sometimes painful when pressed. its on the bottom of my finger not the top.

Warm Wet Compresses: Avoid squeezing and trying to pop your pimples. You should apply a warm wet compress to the finger and leave it there for 10-20 minutes. Often, this will induce the pimple to drain naturally. This is preferred over popping a pimple because popping a pimple often leads to rupture under the skin and an ensuing infection that will cause more problems and require more care. ...Read more

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Dr. Buck Parker
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

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


Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
52 years in practice
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Had a pimple in my finger how to give rid?

Had a pimple in my finger how to give rid?

Pimple: The pimple on your finger may represent a felon which requires immediate attention as it may be caused by a staph infection ...Read more

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Dr. Buck Parker
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
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Can you tell me how to stop poping/picking pimples and my fingers?

Can you tell me how to stop poping/picking pimples and my fingers?

Rx the pimples: You're human and you're going to mess with them as long as you have them. You can't cure acne, but you can keep it at bay until it cures itself. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
46 years in practice
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Why am i getting small pimple like things on my fingers? Thumb, middle, and pinkie.

Why am i getting small pimple like things on my fingers? Thumb, middle, and pinkie.

see details: It is impossible to answer this without being able to see the lesions. Have a doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Dr. Buck Parker
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
40 years in practice
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Friend told me she developed itchy pimple-like red bumps on finger from ring. I tried ring on 3 days ago, now see tiny red itchy bump. What to do?

Friend told me she developed itchy pimple-like red bumps on finger from ring. I tried ring on 3 days ago, now see tiny red itchy bump. What to do?

Metallic allergy: See your dermatologist for treatment. Metallic allergies due to the metal in the ring are treated by stop wearing the ring and hydro cortisone 1% cream... ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Kail
Board Certified, Podiatry
22 years in practice
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Pimple looking blistery bumps on fingers, hands, toe, what could this be?

Pimple looking blistery bumps on fingers, hands, toe, what could this be?

Infection: Cold be fungal or bacterial infection or could be autoimmune disease like psoriasis causing this problem or could be from allergic reaction to something hands and feet are exposed to. You really need to see a podiatrist or dermatologist for this issue. ...Read more

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Dr. John Despain
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Very itchy all over, expecially at night, itchy pimple rash on wrist and fingers, worried could be scabbies!?

Very itchy all over, expecially at night, itchy pimple rash on wrist and fingers, worried could be scabbies!?

Scabies: You are probably right. Get a skin scrape by a derm and a prescription and you'll recover quickly. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
24 years in practice
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What is this pimple look like on ma baby finger?

What is this pimple  look like on ma baby finger?

Question?: I am not sure exactly what you are asking here, but if your baby has a bump or pimple like lesion on his/her finger, then they would need to be seen and properly diagnosed as lesions can not be diagnosed over the computer. best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Den
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
39 years in practice
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I have a few pimple like bumps on a few of my fingers and my ankle. This weekend i stayed in a house that was under renovations as well as owned dogs?

I have a few pimple like bumps on a few of my fingers and my ankle. This weekend i stayed in a house that was under renovations as well as owned dogs?

See a doctor: These could be related to bites from some form of insect . A visual inspection would be most appropriate if they do not resolve on their own. ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
36 years in practice
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I have a small white raised pimple between my eyebrows. I've tried to pop it open with my fingers and also a pin but can't. The skin is tough. Chris?

I have a small white raised pimple between my eyebrows. I've tried to pop it open with my fingers and also a pin but can't. The skin is tough.  Chris?

Don't Play: Its not safe to play with pimples on your face. You may get a serious infection and even cause blindness . Probably its a cystic lesion, needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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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