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Pimples Under The Skin On Face
Hi I'm Victoria and recently i had a breakout that consisted of several pimples under the skin that are pretty red. I tried multiple face soaps that all seem to not be working. I think this occurred due to clogged pores but I'm not sure I need your help.
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
I have been having this under the skin pimple on my face for well over 5 months now. Skin colored & hard. Why & what is it?
Hard to say but: if it hasn't gone away it needs to be examined by a doctor ...Read more
I big red pimple appeared on my face over a night. It seems it is empty and there is nothing under the skin because i can pull it inside?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have a white pimple like bump deep under the skin on my face, poked with needle and pus came out but its back?
White bumps in skin: If the material was truly pus and flowed out like a liquid, this would more likely be an abscess and be associated with inflammation. If it was cheesy, it is most likely a milia. Regardless, if you want these addressed, you must find a local physician to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more
I have a pimple under the skin on my cheek. I don't shave my face so i don't think it's an ingrown hair. How do I get rid of it naturally?
I have pimples under the skin (armpit area) as i shave there.. Really not attractive and red& how can I help this? Any creams to help w redness? Thanx
I have an under the skin pimple i want a quick way to get rid of this using home remidies.. Is it possible i can get rid of it overnight ?
Probably Not: If you have a big event coming up, you may want to have an intralesional steroid shot to the area to help it resolve more quickly. Risks of steroid injection are pitting (divet in the skin) and blood vessels to the surface. Some people like Ibuprofen for inflammatory bumps 400-600mg every 4-6 hours- ask your physician if this is ok for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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