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Pimples On Legs
Leg was in contact with moss on a rock for 2 hours. Noticed small, red, itchy, puss filled pimple where leg was in contact with moss. Should I worry?
No, not if lesion: Remains small and itchy, it sound like some type of bug bite or contact allergy. Cold compresses, oral Benadryl , and topical hydrocortisone will help with the itch. See your doc if redness is large or lesion is painful, then consider infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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I have round pus filled boil looking pimples on legs. What could be the cause? What should I do to treat it?
Seek medical care: As it may significantly worsen. I could be an abscess, and may contain a type of bacteria that is highly resistant to most antibiotics -- "mrsa." you will need to go see your doctor to evaluate and treat this before it gets worse, or before it gets bigger. You may need to be given antibiotics, depending on if it is actually an infection. ...Read more
Boil like pimples on legs that are filled with pus and occur randomly. Leave scars and dry skin layer after they burst. What could it be n treatment?
?folliculitis: These may be pustules caused by staphylloccus bacteria which colonize on your skin. If this is the problem, a course of potent antistaphylloccal antibiotic like dicloxacillin(if you're not allergic to penicillins) is required to clear this condition. For single pustules, use warm compresses and sterilize the surrounding skin(but not on the pustule) with rubbing alcohol. Use Bacitracin on boil. ...Read more
Pimples on legs. Doc thought folliculitis. Script for amoxicillin. New breakouts all over skin. Had low fever, headache, sore throat. Strep test neg. ?
See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. I would return to the doctor who treated you so he can see the change and adjust your treatment. ...Read more
I have this water pimple on my leg it's growing a little bigger last time a popped it it grew back inside it is water it's kind of yellowish white.
It can.: But it doesn't have to. When patients come in with "spider bites", basically pimples that keep getting larger, they tend to be staph infections/abscesses. Bottom line: don't try to pop or pick it. If it's getting bigger or really painful, see a doctor b/c it could be the beginning of an abscess. ...Read more
Poped a large tender pimple on my leg that came to a head. Gently squeezed it & the pusses color had a brownish color to it. Why would it be brown?
I have had this pimple on my leg and I think it turned into a blister and it wasn't popped is this a result from not popping?
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
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