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Pimples on my lower stomach?

Pimples on my lower stomach?

Can be anyting: How long duration, do they inch. Do they bother you? Probably need to be looked at by your primary care provider. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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I have a very painful pimple in my lower stomach and it will hurt me very much when I walking, setting and bending?

I have a very painful pimple in my lower stomach and it will hurt me very much when I walking, setting and bending?

Please have this: Checked by your doctor. This may be more than a pimple; it could be an infection which needs treatment, possibly drainage and/or antibiotics. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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27years old guy since a year I got pimples on my lower and upper back and since a month or 6 also on my chest and stomach (itchy). What can help me?

27years old guy since a year I got pimples on my lower and upper back and since a month or 6 also on my chest and stomach (itchy). What can help me?

See your physician.: Pimples on trunk and chest are uncommon in men of your age. I do wonder if the reaction you have are really pimples or if they are allergic reaction to new laundry products, fabric softener, or soaps. You really need to see your doctor to let him evaluate it better. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Red pimple on lower abdomen itchy should I be concerned?

Red pimple on lower abdomen itchy should I be concerned?

Allergy: Make sure you are not allergic to materials that in contact with your skin in that area such the button of pants or material in the underwear ...Read more

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Was shaving lower stomach (area right next to shaft of penis) and shaved over small pimple?

Was shaving lower stomach (area right next to shaft of penis) and shaved over small pimple?

It should heal fine: Assuming your immune function is normal, this should not be a cause for alarm. Any time there is a cut, you should try to clean the area, (water works the best for minor cuts at home). Then pat the area dry and if needed cover with a bandaid. Watch the area for redness surrounding the cut, or any puss like discharge from the wound. If you think there is an infection, see a physician. ...Read more

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So I have 3 painful bumps on my lower stomach that hurt when I touch them. They had puss n them. They looked like pimples.?

So I have 3 painful bumps on my lower stomach that hurt when I touch them. They had puss n them. They looked like pimples.?

Could be: Hair follicles can get inflammed, become tender and have pus without being infected (simple pimple). Often symptoms resolve within 1-2wk. If increasing tenderness, redness, increased drainage and new spots developing it may be worth going to doctor as could be an infection could be a possibility which would require treatment. ...Read more

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Large hard pimple on lower abdomen. Firmer and more sore than those on my face. What is that?

Large hard pimple on lower abdomen. Firmer and more sore than those on my face. What is that?

Boil: A boil is a large painful lesion with pus in it that can occur on the body. Most people need an antibiotic and or have to have it drained. If you get them frequently, they should check for diabetes, possible MRSA carrier (a common hospital infection now invading the community). ...Read more

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The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

See Your Doctor: Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition; causes dry, itchy areas; treated with topical steroids, moisturizers & more. Once the eczema clears, involved skin may become lighter due to loss of pigmentation. Return of pigmentation can takes wks to yrs. Treatment involves watchful waiting while using cosmetic cover-ups, laser, & more. Pimples sound unrelated; visual exam is needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pimples on my stomach and don't know what caused it and it iches a lot and they are on my back.

I have pimples on my stomach and don't know what caused it and it iches a lot and they are on my back.

Pimples: Sorry to hear this. You must start with a visit to your primary doctor and you are likely to be referred to a skin specialist. Do not delay!

Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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I have pimples on my stomach. They showed up about a month ago and have not went away yet. They don't inch.

Pimples: You can have a pimple come up anywhere on the body where there is skin, technically-though the face and back are the most usual places. Wearing snug clothing or pants and underwear with an elastic band can create conditions conducive to breakouts. Tight clothing restricts your skin from breathing and can lock in dirt and oil. Fabric-softening detergent in your clothes can also cause breakouts. ...Read more

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I get small pimple like sores on my upper stomach and they almost get infected and scar. .. They pop up randomly and are painful?

I get small pimple like sores on my upper stomach and they almost get infected and scar. .. They pop up randomly and are painful?

Impetigo: It sounds like you have impetigo caused by staphylococcus aureus or streptococcus pyogenes. You should try bactroban (mupirocin) (mupericin) ointment to the lesions and into both nares twice a day for 7 days. Also use hibiclens soap to shower and shampoo daily for 10 days. Have household members and sexual contacts treated as well. Wash all clothes, towels and bedding in hot water. Change your toothbrush. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a bump that looks like a pimple on the back of his neck but its hard like a ball, he can't move his neck from side to side or get comfortable on his back or stomach when laying down, what could it be?

My boyfriend has a bump that looks like a pimple on the back of his neck but its hard like a ball, he can't move his neck from side to side or get comfortable on his back or stomach when laying down, what could it be?

Need removal: Most often a hard painful masses on the neck could be an infected sebaceous cyst and needs to be treated with antibiotic if red or drained if fluctuant or excision if hard and not infected. Other masses could be the cause of this problem and further work up is needed by a physician to role out possible rare things such as tumors by doing CT scan of the neck. ...Read more

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I have this pimple thing and I think its molluscum contagiosum on my stomach. Is their a way I can remove it safely?

I have this pimple thing and I think its molluscum contagiosum on my stomach. Is their a way I can remove it safely?

Not really: These are due to a crus infection not unlike warts and commonly resolve on their own over a 3 month period. Trying to "pop" them may result in further spread. Physicians may use a variety of techniques to curette, freeze, chemically treat or laser to eliminate them. Drug regimens are not typically prescribed. ...Read more

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I have pimple like things all over my stomach and arms what are they?

I have pimple like things all over my stomach and arms what are they?

Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have purple color pimples on right side of my stomach? They don't hurt or anything they are just there

Why do I have purple color pimples on right side of my stomach? They don't hurt or anything they are just there

Prob. Benign: A tiny purple or red pimple could be there for long eriod of time. Called Cherry Angioma.
If they are not expanding, Multiplying, Painful, or bleeding, not to worry. But next time you see your doctor or possibly you can bring this your parents' attention. They may be able to answer definitively ...Read more

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I have something on my stomach, I'm not sure if it's a pimple or a mole. It's light brown slightly pink. It's hard and sticks out. Pimple or mole?

I have something on my stomach, I'm not sure if it's a pimple or a mole. It's light brown slightly pink. It's hard and sticks out. Pimple or mole?

Skin finding: Generally, pimples are red, pus filled, and tender. They usually go away within a few days. Moles can be many colors, including brown, generally do not hurt and are long lasting. ...Read more

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Over the past few months I have noticed pimple like bumps in areas under my armpits and on my stomach. They get very big if I let them be and they also leave scars. They appear randomly and hurt really bad.

Over the past few months I have noticed pimple like bumps in areas under my armpits and on my stomach. They get very big if I let them be and they also leave scars. They appear randomly and hurt really bad.

Likely staph: Unfortunately you sound like you are likely carrying staph. This will often occupy the moist mucus laden areas inside your nose & contaminate your fingers when you touch your face/nose. Anywhere you scratch with contaminated fingers may plant germs that cause a small abscess. I would see your doc for treatment. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen pimple on right side of abdomen?

What causes a swollen pimple on right side of abdomen?

"Swollen pimple": If a little red raised bump on your body you initially thought was a pimple starts to swell, it may be a signs of an infection, especially if there is associated redness & tenderness. These may progress to more advanced infections. After you are examined, your doctor will be able to decide on specific treatments, such as antibiotics or incision & drainage. These are easier to treat if done soon. ...Read more

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My mom has a pimple in her right abdomen, when she scratch it she felt good. She worried it's a tumor even she doesn't look the pimple. Thanks?

My mom has a pimple in her right abdomen, when she scratch it she felt good. She worried it's a tumor even she doesn't look the pimple. Thanks?

Pimple: If your mom doesn't want to look at it but she worries about it, perhaps she should have somebody else to look at it. She should probably go to see her doctor and have the doctor examned her and discuss further whether she should worry about something or not. If that turns out to be some sort of rash- fungal infection or irritation etc- then the doc also can help her. Don't lose anymore sleep. ...Read more

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Can these be genetal warts? I have pink reddish pimple looking things on my penis up at the top of it by my stomach.

Can these be genetal warts? I have pink reddish pimple looking things on my penis up at the top of it by my stomach.

This: This could very well be genital warts. You could also be dealing with a bacterial infection or less likely herpes (usually very painful fluid filled lesions). You really should see a doctor for an evaluation, testing, and treatment as deemed necessary.
Lastly remember to always protect yourself asgainst std's with the use of condoms.
Take care. ...Read more

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I have pimples on my stomach that leave a spot. What is the reason for this? I am 30 yrs old female with good cleanliness routine

I have pimples on my stomach that leave a spot. What is the reason for this? I am 30 yrs old female with good cleanliness routine

Try Laser Treatments: It's called post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation. It should clear on it's own over a months time. If not laser treatments can take out the pigment. ...Read more

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My 3 year old son has small pimple like bumps that don't bother him on his stomach, that won't go away; should I take him to his doctor?

My 3 year old son has small pimple like bumps that don't bother him on his stomach, that won't go away; should I take him to his doctor?

Yes.: From your description, there are a few possible causes, including skin cysts, molluscum contagiosum, and folliculitis. Some causes require treatment and some don't;your son's doctor can tell you the diagnosis and what treatment is needed, if any. ...Read more

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I have a pimple on my stomach it is about 3 inches above my belly button. It is a white ball and it's red and hard around it. It hurts and had pus.

I have a pimple on my stomach it is about 3 inches above my belly button. It is a white ball and it's red and hard around it. It hurts and had pus.

Skin infection: The bump you describe is likely an abscess, a bacterial infection caused once the skin barrier was compromised. It should be evaluated by a physician to determine the appropriate course of treatment. A healthtap prime or concierge consult may also suffice. ...Read more

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Skin is blackened with blood coming out near thigh below the stomach first started as a pimple and the area increased afterwards what's the reason?

Skin is blackened with blood coming out near thigh below the stomach first started as a pimple and the area increased afterwards what's the reason?

Skin infection: Black skin with drainage is suspicous for a serious infection. Many serious skin infections may start as a minor soft tissue infection and progress to a necrotizing soft tissue infection. This should be evaluated immediately by a physician. ...Read more

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There is a pimple on my stomach that changes every single day, what is it?

Unlikely a pimple: The skin that forms pimples does not extend to your belly. However, there are hair follicles there that can become infected by skin germs & look similar. It can also be a deep abscess, an early skin cancer, a wound from an unrecognized event, etc. It may be worth the effort to have it examined, since there is no way we could say it is not a worrisome problem. ...Read more

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I have developed a small thing on left of my abdomen. It is bigger than pimple but smaller than lump. Should I be worried?

I have developed a small thing on left of my abdomen. It is bigger than pimple but smaller than lump. Should I be worried?

Lump: Let's assume you should be worried and make an appointment to see your doctor.
You should contact the doctor and if the time for examination by the doctor is too long, please go to the nearest Emergency facility.

Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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There is a pimple on my sisters stomach been there for 4 months. Change everyday for 2 months or less then stopped. What could this be?

There is a pimple on my sisters stomach been there for 4 months. Change everyday for 2 months or less then stopped. What could this be?

Rashes: Difficult to diagnose based on information. It sounds like she should see the regular doctor at a minimum if not the dermatologist. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more