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Pimples Under The Skin That Hurt
I keep getting pimples but under my skin and they hurt really bad. Anything I can do to get rid of them. Any home remedies?
Serious Rx: The 'home' / 'pop' remedies like pepper or lemon juice are cruel pranks. Get a tube of benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid and use them faithfully once or twice daily as you can tolerate. If you're not better in two weeks, get with your physician. Acne can be managed today. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have a hard bump on my neck that hurts to the touch. I think there is a pimple under the skin...What can I do for it?
How do I cure acne that isn't like pimples its under the skin and it doesn't hurt but its just irritating? I cant pop it because it's under my skin.
Purple pimples with blood under the skin, they don't hurt and I think its from aggressive vomiting. What should I do to get rid of them?
Petichae: Common with vomiting, I hope it is not self induced ...Read more
I had a pimple on my forehead a couple weeks ago. No whitehead came to the surface, but it leaked clear/yellowish oils and scanned over. Now that this has gone away a hard bump remains under the skin. It does not hurt and is mostly skin colored but some d
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
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.
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 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
For so many years I had this very small bump on the back of my neck it feels like a pimple almost but it's under the skin. Has not changed.?
Stable skin lesion: Bumps under or within the skin have various causes. The most common are dermal nevus and cyst. In general, lesions that are unchanged for years are harmless. Be more concerned if the bump enlarges, crusts or bleeds. Diagnosis is often easy for a trained doctor but sometimes the lesion has to be surgically removed as a precaution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At the top right of my spine I have a small moveable bump under my skin. It doesn't seem like a pimple under the skin, and I wonder what it could be?
Need more: The spine extends from the base of your skull all the way to your coccyx (tailbone). Where, in your mind, is the top? Is it close to the middle/ An inch away? More? Is it tender. How j\large is it? Try the coin method-like a penny or dime? Like quarter? Larger? Is it red? Is it hard or soft? ...Read more
Have a pink bump looks like a pimple on my back for about 3-4 months. No pain and moves under the skin, feels soft. What could it be?
I had a pimple under the skin and I put alcohol on it. The skin ripped up but pimple did not rise. How do I get the head to rise by tomorrow? Its old
Rise up!: Prayer works for some people, not so well for others. No way to get pimples to work on a schedule. And alcohol just irritates things. My choice for spot therapy is an otc benzoyl peroxide product applied to a pimple after a hot soak, 3 times a day. This usually make things go away more quickly, or at least makes them come to a head. ...Read more