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Red Bumps Face Not Acne
I have red bumps on my face post acne. They are not painful and have been around for quite a while now. What are they? How do I get rid of them?
Hard to say: You need to see a dermatologist to know what these bumps are. They may be scars from your acneand sometimes injections with cortisone into the scars can help them. ...Read more
I have some red bumps on the side of my face around the sideburn area. They don't itch and it doesn't look like acne. Any ideas?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You might need a biopsy. ...Read more
Shinny red bumps on face? I have two red bumps on my cheeks one is the size of a bean they move around I do have bad acne, there is no pus what is it?
Acne Nodules: Acne cysts are soft, pus-filled and inflamed lesions that occur deep in the dermis. They are also referred to as acne nodules, and are notoriously difficult to treat with common acne medications such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. Due to the fact that acne cysts occur deep inside the skin, they must be treated by a skincare professional in order to minimize scarring. ...Read more
I have red bumps on my face around my mouth. I'm pretty sure its not acne, but I took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and its not helping?
Can baby acne spread to ears eyelids and head? Can erythema toxicum neonatum occur at 3-4 weeks and spread to those places as well? Red bumps and pus
Rash in newborn: ETN is not likely the cause (usually in first few days to 2 wks). Neonatal acne is common and generally starts around 3 weeks of age. Yes, neonatal acne can cover the areas mentioned. Another common rash to be considered is seborrheic dermatitis - this rash will typically have flaky patches as well. No treatment for acne, severe seborrhea may be tx with low dose steroid (ask your pediatrician) ...Read more
Hiii m too slim want to get healthy and my face is too prone to oily skin plus white puss pimples and red bumps having blood and pain and redness?
Eat healthy: Eat a diet with at least 80 grams of complete (animal or soy) protein every day and lots of fresh vegetables and fruits with some whole grains and perform regular exercise for good health. Don't worry about being too skinny if you have good energy and eat right. Try over-the counter acne medicines such as benzoyle peroxide or the Proactive products. If this isn't enough, see your doctor. ...Read more
Red bumps on face worse when I am hot. They don't itch and they are not pimples they are mostly on my checks.?
Rosacea: Is likely. See your doctor for to get prescribed topical medications ANS to learn about triggers. ...Read more
I have pimples on my head, red bumps and they sometimes hurt, I feel like my head hurts because of it, what can I do?
Needmore information: It sounds uncomfortable... We need to know more about the nature and history of the "bumps". Such as....When did they begin? ...Where are they, what do they look like...How long do they last....Have you had them before...Anyone around you have them....Predisposing health factors...Etc...Best to see your family doc or a dermatologist soon...For a good history and physical exam. ...Read more
My face is very itchy and bumps started to grow after 2 days of itchiness then my face becomes flaky, itchy with red bumps. Pimples started to pop up?
Dermatologist: Lots of information is unanswered. Might I suggest a consultation with a dermatologist? ...Read more
I sometimes wake up with red bumps on my head and don't think much about it because I believe they are just pimples and then they end up disappearing but this time I have a bump in my scalp in which I thought would heal as it would before but it didn't in
My baby has red bumps all over face and body, they look like pimples. He is 8 weeks old. What could this be?
Newborn acne: Newborns develop baby acne around 2 weeks of age and it peaks around 6 weeks, usually gone by 12. If your baby is in this age group, it could be newborn acne. Your baby's pores are sensitive to changes in hormone levels (just like during the teen years) - so all those Estrogens they were exposed to during pregnancy are suddently gone - and boom - breakout! No treatment needed - be patient. ...Read more
My son is 10 months old and has red bumps all over his face some look like they are pimples. Told it was eczema but I'm not so sure. Thoughts?
Infant skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be looked at to get proper diagnosis and treatment. If you were told by your son's pediatrician that it is eczema, it is likely that it's the case. Eczema is one of the most common cause of itchy skin rashes in infants. ...Read more
Semen or salive causing this pimples? Can semen or saliva cause this? I went out with this guy and on we made out and I swallowed his semen (my first time) (no sexual intercourse) and the morning after my face broke out in small red bumps almost pimple
I have lil red bumps all over my legs that looks like a lil pimples with a lil white head and now it's coming on my stomach and they r very itchy?
Folliculitis: If you recently shaved the areas this could be caused by inflammation around the hair follicles called folliculitis. You can try using over the counter acne washes to help with your condition, but if it persists it is important to have it evaluated by your physician or dermatologist. New rashes which are spreading should be seen as soon as possible. ...Read more
I'm beginning to get acne on my forearms as well as other tiny red bumps. What might be the cause of this?
Red bumps: It's best if seen to know what this may be ...Read more
I have these little red bumps on my chest that resemble acne, but arent. They usually appear after showers, but won't go away now. What are they?!?
I am having some red bumps in my back. I'm sure its not acne. They were small and itchy. They are kind of scatering. Started as a group then spreads.?
Needs to be seen: This could be any of a great number of things. One entity that's very common is pityrosporum folliculitis, with red spots at the bases of the tiny hairs; it is easy to treat. Only your physician can tell the cause of a rash. If this is a new rash and you are already taking some kind of medication, consider stopping the rx if you can. ...Read more
I was shaved its possible that I picked up someone else's razor, around 36 hours later red bumps, similar to the early stages of acne appeared. What?
I have bumps that look like acne on my back that go away for years now also I have big red bumps on my neck that away an the bumps on my neck are painful?
Acnes on back, buttocks and pubic region. Few red bumps and few pus filled. Please suggest a way out.
I get red bumps on my back they're not acne or zits but they are under the skin and they disappear after a few days what is it?
Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
I have cystine stones, because of that I have red bumps all over my forehead that are acne like what can I do?
Secondary problems: You should see a dermatologist first.Get a more detailed answer ›
Red bumps on lip line for a while now. 2 tests done to show it's not hsv. Like acne, but redder and more painful. What is it?
? Canker sores:
Canker sores are not contagious. They may look like a pale or yellow ulcer with a red outer ring. You may have one, or a group of them. Women seem to get them more than men. The cause of canker sores is not clear. It may be due to:
a weakness in your immune system for example, from the cold or flu, stress or
lack of vitamins and minerals in the diet, including vitamin B12 or folate (folic acid). ...Read more
Is there such a thing as std related acne? I woke up with these weird red bumps on my chest and they resemble a pimple but don't pop like a pimple?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. If you did not have chicken pox and did not take vaccination for chicken pox, a rash appearing on the chest can be an early sign of chicken pox. ...Read more