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Likely irritation: Make sure that your clothing is not irritating your skin and that you are bathing/showering regularly in warm weather. Seek help from a dermatologist if it continues, as there may be treatment required. ...Read more
I have a small mole on the side of my face, that gets reoccurring pimple under it, is this normal?
I have a reoccurring knot under my arm the size of a gold ball. Extremely painful. Doesnt come to a head like a pimple.
Hi, stayin in switzerland, having reccurent acne/pimples on face after marriage. Just not going only.What medicine to be taken? Name ria and age 30.
Spironolactone: Ria, your best bet would be an oral medication called spironolactone. It is perfect for adult female acne induced or worsened by stress and menstrual cycling as it slightly inhibits the hormonal fluctuations that lead to the adult variant of acne. A low dose such as 50 or 100 mg per day should be sufficient. You do not want to get pregnant or be breast-feeding while on this medication. ...Read more
Reoccurring pimple on a 6 year old scar. Lots of blood, little puss. I never had acne. Why does it keep coming?
There is a reccuring pimple on back in between shoulder blades.. The person is on antibiotics for STD could this be the cause?
Probably not related: If it keeps recurring have him see his doctor. ...Read more
Painful pimple in armpit. Doesn't make white head like a zit. Won't "pop" either. Reoccurring every few weeks. I do shave my pits. What & why?
Hidradenits: Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic skin disease characterized by clusters of abscesses, epidermoid cysts, sebaceous cysts, pilonidal cysts that most commonly affects apocrine sweat gland bearing areas, such as the underarms. This is usually treated by excision of the infected area. See your doctor. Will persist for years if not treated. ...Read more
I have a reoccurring zit looking bump that pops up on the right bottom corner of my mouth every few months and lasts for about a week. what is this? it doesn't tingle or hurt and it looks like a regular pimple.
Herpes? Skin cyst?: Two possibilities are likely. If it only a single lesion every time, and in exactly the same location, then probably a sebaceous cysts that periodically becomes inflamed or infected. If it moves around a bit, or if several such bumps and superficialy (like blisters), then recurrent oral herpes (cold sore, fever blister) is likely. I'm betting on the cyst. See a doctor next time it shows up. ...Read more
Have what i think might be herpes. No itch or burn. Yellow pus like pimples in my pubic region reoccurring for 5 months now. No fever ?
See MD: Any possible sexually transmitted disease requires a visit to a health care provider for diagnosis and treatment. Staph infection can also cause infections in the genital tract. Abstinence is the best way to prevent stds , condoms and having a monogamous relationship reduce the risk of getting std's. Some stds increase the likelihood to get hiv. ...Read more
Bacterial infection, reoccurring, blistery like pimples, itchy and tender, come back each month on my left ankle, leaves scarring after gone?
See a doctor: How do you know it is a bacterial infection? It certainly could be... However, recurrent skin lesions in the same spot can be allergic (contact dermatitis), something like shingles (viral), very rarely cancer or autoimmune. The only way to be correctly diagnosed and treated is to go and see your doctor quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Topical treatment : A number of different topical medications may help. Over the counter medications use contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Prescription options include epiduo, benzaclin, (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) aczone and other medications. Sometimes a course of oral antibiotics is helpful. See a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5yr old daughter has a 'bug bite' that keeps reappearing on the back of her neck (bottom of hairline). Could it be a recurring pimple? A cyst? Thoughts?
Red recurring pimple like mark on my forehead.Never goes away just appears less inflammed.No pus never comes to a head.Acne meds don't work.What is it?
Have it evaluated: The history you give makes it sound like more than a pimple. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hi my 2 year old gets a recurring pimple like bump on his face. 4 total in 4 months he's had 2 right under his lip and 2 on the eye.
It could: Be a number of things, but it needs to be seen and evaluated by a physician to give you an appropriate answer. ...Read more
Encourage you to : Have this medically evaluated to rule out infection. ...Read more
Hve recurring painless pimple -like inside my mouth. It occurs nly 1 at a time. Its small only and white. What can it be?
I got bad swimmers itch. Now I get recurring red pimple-like dots with white heads on my upper arm and genital. What is this. Is it transferable?
Could be : Infection so visit doc to have it looked at roses what should be done ...Read more