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Rash On Back Looks Like Acne
Ingrown Hair: Sounds to me like you, in all likelihood, have developed an ingrown hair. Ingrown hairs are caused by a growing hair that gets trapped under the skin and can cause irritation and/or infection in the area. If you have many of these pimples, its a condition called 'folliculitis'. More severe cases may require treatment with antibiotics. ...Read more
A acne looking rash suddenly appeared on my sides and back.Its red with whitehead like pimples that looks like its spreading. What could this be?
See a derm if stays: This is interesting because its only on your sides and back an allergy would be all over the body itch and develop hives. Acne can be regional but also contact dermatitis. Are you lying in plactic or vinyl chairs this summer? Sometines sweating into these chairs causes a dermaitiis. Anything on the bed sheet, plastic wrap? New detergent? Best to see an md. ...Read more
Itchy blister like pimples. 1itchy2whitehead looking like pimple appears 3pot it still itchy. On my lower arm and chest by my semi new tattoos?
Likely inflammation: ...or folliculitis, a localized infection to the hair follicles caused by irritation from the new tattoo and bandages that were used to cover it. Use soapy water to clean the area three times a day, air dry well, and apply an antibacterial ointment. Call your doctor if the pimple lesions get bigger, are warm to touch or you develop a fever. ...Read more
Rash on back chest stomach shoulders some on neck most skin color or pink looks like tiny pimples don't itch not sick feels rough what is it?
I don't know: Without more information, we can't recommend a specific treatment. You need to see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Weird rash on whole stomach for a week looks like millions of little zits or raised lumps. Doesn't look like heat rash. Don't usually get pimples.
Recurrent rash on my stomach it looks like an allergic reaction. It's ichy and bumps are appearing on different spots of my stomach. I used calamine?
Allergic reaction?: Itchy rashes are usually allergic reactions, but sometimes are from skin infections. Many people find that hydrocortisone cream helps, plus taking an antihistamine pill (allergy medicine). People who have a history of eczema can have itchy rashes appear off and on. Sometimes there are skin infections like folliculitis, pimples, impetigo, etc... A doctor can evaluate to see what it all might be. ...Read more
Something else: Acne is not common on the neck and generally does not come on suddenly. If it itches, it may be a contact dermatitis, such as poison ivy, but if it is painful, then consider an infectious cause like folliculitis. I recommend an evaluation by your primary care doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
Rash present for 1week. Started on my face/ trunk looked like measles. Now clear trunk however looks like hives on my arms +legs and I have red cheeks?
My daughter has a pimply rash on her stomach . Moshe says it's itchy. Looks like small bumps , almost like whiteheads?
Almost anything: It could be an allergic reaction to something that touched your skin, or an irritant (non-allergic) reaction, or a fungal infection (ringworm), or any number of other things. A dermatologist needs to see it in person to narrow down the possibilities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neonatal Acne: This is very common and resolves on its own. Neonatal acne (birth - 3 months of life) is a reaction to malassezia yeast as well as the maternal hormones in-utero. This all resolves spontaneously by month 3 of life. Infantile acne (3 - 6months of life) is a bit more complicated but can be treated. However, you should see your pediatrician for help with this. ...Read more
Ideas on what a constant, nearly lifelong red, blotchy, rash like skin condition on the buttocks could be?
Rash on buttocks: Chronic skin diseases that can do this include atopic dermatitis, fungal infections ( a type of jock itch) and even celiac disease. And probably a bunch of other dermatological diseases as well. You really have to see a dermatologist to get properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
keratosis pilaris: Kp or keratosis pilaris is a common skin finding associated with eczema. The raised papules commonly occur as plugs in the hair follicles on the upper arms and outer thighs. They usually do not itch significantly. Treatment is available (for cosmetic purposes) but not necessary. ...Read more
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