Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pustules On Face

Share
1

1
Sir i have acne pustule on face near shaving areas.i am 18 year old boy plz treatment me?

Sir i have acne pustule on face near shaving areas.i am 18 year old boy plz treatment me?

See doctor: For your acne you need treatment prescription medicine to apply on face for 4-5 weeks .,Consult your doctor get checked up and get treated accordingly . ...Read more

Pustule (Definition)

A pustule is a pimple-like lesion that is filled with pus, a white/yellow mixture of white ...Read more


2

2
After being diagnosed w/genital herpes noticed small red pustules around face, neck, chest area. Consistently/seemingly same exact locations?

After being diagnosed w/genital herpes noticed small red pustules around face, neck, chest area. Consistently/seemingly same exact locations?

There are two types: Herpes comes in two viruses. One is type one (used to be called simplex or 'oral' herpes) and type two (used to be called 'genital' herpes). You only get herpes in one location. The same infection does not move or migrate. It sure sounds like you also have herpes type one. I would advise a blood test to prove or disprove this. ...Read more

3

3
My 3 y old child have multiple pustules & boils on face & scalp since 1 wk, baby is otherwise well. Other child in house have similar s & s. Diagnosis?

My 3 y old child have multiple pustules & boils on face & scalp since 1 wk, baby is otherwise well. Other child in house have similar s & s. Diagnosis?

See A Doc: I assume you mean the boils have been there for a week and not since 1 week old, right. This could be a serious skin infection and needs immediate evaluation. ...Read more

5

5
How do I get rid of acne like pustules and blackheads on my face?

How do I get rid of acne like pustules and blackheads on my face?

Tough question..: Simple question, but not easy to answer. It is easier to prevent acne than treating severe acne because severe/cystic acnes will cause scars which are permanent. Inflammatory acne are often treated with topical benzoy/antibiotic combo or oral antibiotics. Black-heads acne probably better treated with some retinoid derivatives..It is best to consult doc for individualized treatment... Good luck. ...Read more

7

7
About a week back I have started getting quite a lot of small pustules and excessive skin shedding on my face. Whats causing it?

About a week back I have started getting quite a lot of small pustules and excessive skin shedding on my face. Whats causing it?

More information: Many possible causes, from an outbreak of acne to a reaction to a medication, or other allergy. A dermatologist can help you determine the cause. ...Read more

8

8
I am using tretionin cream a few days a go to treat my rosacea pustules, my skin is flaky a lot before and after I wash my face. Is it normal ?

I am using  tretionin cream a few days a go to treat my rosacea pustules, my skin is flaky a lot before and after I wash my face. Is it normal ?

Tretinoin: Tretinoin cream can dry your skin. Add a lotion to your skin after you treat with tretinoin. Cerave lotion as well as Aveno lotion and Cetaphil lotion are good products. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
80yr old infcted jaw IV med 2days, 2nd day oral med. Now othr side face swlln too pustules formed in cheek spitting pus. No fver. Go hsptl? Seedoc am?

80yr old infcted jaw IV med 2days, 2nd day oral med. Now othr side face swlln too pustules formed in cheek spitting pus. No fver. Go hsptl? Seedoc am?

Call doc now!: Call the doc that ordered the IV meds now. Talk to that doc or the covering physician. If unavailable or not happy with the answer, head back to the ER tout suite (PDQ)! ...Read more