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Could palm of my hands get pimple?

Could palm of my hands get pimple?

An uncommon site: If would be an uncommon site, but it could be a local infection. Try treating with warm compresses and see if it will drain. Antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more

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

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Got a small bump on palm of my hand. Te size of a small pimple. What could it be? It's not really painful but has grown a bit bigger from this morning

Got a small bump on palm of my hand. Te size of a small pimple. What could it be? It's not really painful but has grown a bit bigger from this morning

Foreign body Rxn ?: This is likely a response to a sticker or other foreign body that got into the skin, or an infection starting in a break in the skin.If growth is evident in 1 day it is unlikely to be a simple wart.Examine it closely & see if you can identify a sticker or other object you could remove.Monitor the spot on a regular basis & have it checked if it continues to expand. ...Read more

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Managing Acne (Checklist)

Use a gentle cleanser designed for acne-prone skin
1 Min, Daily for 2 Years
Use over-the-counter or prescription acne drugs as the doctor advises
Daily
See the doctor to adjust medications and other treatments
3x year
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Got a small bump on palm of my hand. Te size of a small pimple. What could it be?

Got a small bump on palm of my hand. Te size of a small pimple. What could it be?

Hmmm: Painful? Red? Oozing? Recent trauma? Tend to get warts? See doctor for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have something going on (again) in the palm of my hands. It starts out looking like a pimple? For about 3 days, dries up and goes away. I work as a teller at a bank. Money germs?

I have something going on (again) in the palm of my hands. It starts out looking like a pimple? For about 3 days, dries up and goes away. I work as a teller at a bank. Money germs?

Can't really tell...: Lumps, bumps, and rashes are hard to describe in words, and sometimes even harder to visualize when reading a person's description. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to see what it could be. Possible causes include a skin infection, a skin cyst, a blister, a trapped splinter, a skin allergy, eczema such as dishydrosis, etc... ...Read more

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Managing Acne (Checklist)

Wash face with a hydroxy acid cleanser
2x day
Apply OTC benzoyl peroxide in the morning
Daily
Consider a topical retinol at bedtime
Once
Consider taking vitamins
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Managing Acne (Checklist)

See a Doctor to prescribe a treatment plan based on your acne severity
3x year
Use your medications consistently; don't skip doses or days
daily
Wash twice daily & after exercise, make-up removal, extra oily skin
daily
Use mild, oil-free soaps, avoid exfoliating products & don't scrub
daily
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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