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How do I get rid of red bumps with white head on legs?

How do I get rid of red bumps with white head on legs?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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Large red bump with white head, what is this?

Large red bump with white head, what is this?

Do not know: It is best if that is seen..can be a boil or a bug bite or infection...do not know without seeing it. ...Read more

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Red bump with white head on it. On my outer labia. It only hurts when being pressed or touched against it. What could this be?

Red bump with white head on it. On my outer labia. It only hurts when being pressed or touched against it. What could this be?

Possible infection: This could be an infected gland in the area. Suggest you use warm compresses or sit in a tub of very warm water and also wash with an antibacterial soap like dial. If it worsens, may need to be drained by a doctor or you may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Had small red bump with white head in pubic hair area. Shaved a few days ago. Popped and thickish white pus and a little blood no burning or itch.sti?

Had small red bump with white head in pubic hair area. Shaved a few days ago. Popped and thickish white pus and a little blood no burning or itch.sti?

Ingrown hair: Ingrown hairs are common in the pubic area, created by shaving or the friction from underwear. They can appear as pimple like bumps, occassionally with pus. Applying warm compresses and washing twice daily with a warm soapy washcloth should help the site drain and heal faster. See your doctor if symptoms do not improve with these measures. STI would be unlikely. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has been iching in between his inner thighs and now ive been having the same symptoms he does have tiny red bumps with no white heads????

My boyfriend has been iching in between his inner thighs and now ive been having the same symptoms he does have tiny red bumps with no white heads????

Fungus or scabies: Most likely cause of itchy rash in that area that is shared between sexual partners is either skin fungus or skin mites (scabies). You can try non-prescription antifungal cream, and if that's not helping after 4-5 days, then ask your doctor for anti-scabies cream. ...Read more

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I have 5/6 small red bumps almost like white heads on my shaft.. Try to pop them nothing happens. They don't hurt what could it be?

I have 5/6 small red bumps almost like white heads on my shaft.. Try to pop them nothing happens. They don't hurt what could it be?

BUMPS ON PENIS: THESE BUMPS COULD BE SMALL, HARMLESS WHITEHEADS. PLUGGED UP OIL GLANDS. NOT UNCOMMON OR UNUSUAL. BUT WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING THEM, THERE IS NO WAY THAT I COULD BE SURE. PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK . . . ...Read more

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I have ingrown hairs, red bumps and pimples (white heads) near my vagina (mostly on the inner thigh and crease). What is the cause? How can I improve?

I have ingrown hairs, red bumps and pimples (white heads) near my vagina (mostly on the inner thigh and crease). What is the cause? How can I improve?

Dump the razor: Shaving with a razor can cause tiny cuts that get infected... Get rid of the razor, ask your doc to treat infection if there is one and switch to a beard trimmer ...Read more

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I had this rash come and go around my mouth. It's a cluster of little red bumps that turn to white heads. What kind of food can cause that? Help!

I had this rash come and go around my mouth. It's a cluster of little red bumps that turn to white heads. What kind of food can cause that? Help!

Perioral dermatitis: What you describe sounds like perioral dermatitis, a relative of rosacea. Foods generally don't make it worse but cortisone creams and heavy moisturizers do. We use anti inflammatory medications such as topical creams such as metronidazole, sulfur/sulfacetamide and oral antibiotics to reduce the inflammation. It may take several months to get the rash under control. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more