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Red Pimples On But
Dryness on penis, now with redness + pimple like marks and few cuts noticed. Doc said dermatitis so apply cortisoid creams & moisturizor. Not curing.?
Other thoughts: Just because the steroid isn't working doesn't mean it's not dermatitis. But i'd also consider fungal infection (which can worsen with steroids), herpes, and bacterial infection as part of our "differential". Certain medications can also cause rashes on the penis and other mucus membranes. So let your doc know if you've been on any oral antibiotics recently. I hope this helps. ...Read more
My 20 month old son has had a stye for over two weeks. Warm compresses and using the eye drops the pediatrician prescribed have lessened the swelling and redness but a large white and red pimple looking lump remains on his lower eyelid, and has been there
Back to the doctor: It may be time to see a dermatologist. This needs to be examined again at least by your pediatrician who saw it initially. ...Read more
Get examined.: Any history of unprotected sex? Does it hurt/itch? Any discharge? How long have you had it? Sometimes these things can be normal, like an epidermal inclusion cyst, or sometimes they can be the sign of an sti. More likely it's benign because it's on the shaft, but when in doubt, get checked. ...Read more
MOISTURIZOR: Cleanse the area then use lubricant.Get a more detailed answer ›
Don't know of a way.: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more
Tough to say: Really impossible to DX over the computer, . ..Recommend when they occur, get into see a health care provider for an exam, the proper diagnosis and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have several large, red, pimple like bumps on my breasts. They don't hurt but they won't go away. What could they be?
There is like a red pimple like bump under the toungue it doesn't hurt what could it be? It's in the middle of tounge towards the front.
Salivary gland: There are 2 salivary glands under the tongue. Sometimes when you open your mouth to yawn you may have seen saliva squirt out of your mouth. These are the culprits doing that. They can get partially blocked, irritated, or sore, but usually resolve quickly. Take a look. If this persists, see the Oral Surgeon for examination and diagnosis and tx options. Good Luck. ...Read more
I big red pimple appeared on my face over a night. It seems it is empty and there is nothing under the skin because I can pull it inside?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I am 28 and had a large red pimple on my cheek. Lasted more than a week. Popped it. Left behind small flat red mark. Pimple or skin damage by sun?
I have a raised red pimple that is itchy and looks dry. I have had it for over a month. It started small then it got alittle bigger. It's on neck.
Pimple: Ask your doctor if you should see a dermatologist... It may be a simple problem easily solved. ...Read more
Do NOT Squeeze: Don't sqeeze the pimple. Often best to draw the pimple with moist warm compresses to get it to come to a "head". Squeezing is not good, and may spread the infected area, plus lead to permanent scarring. If large, should see a local md or dermatologist to do the draining or provide antibiotic coverage to help resolve. ...Read more
I have these red pimple like bumps that are spreding all over my body and now its spreding to my toung what's happening?
Get seen: Acne is unlikely to involve your tongue. You have access to good health care where you are, and i'd urge you to do this at once. If this is some other skin illness == from your description I am concerned about dermatitis herpetiformis and a couple of other entities -- it's all the more reason to be seen. ...Read more
I have small red pimple on the inside of my thighs on occasion with short red line running from them. Dr said don't worry about them.
I have a red pimple at the top of my cheek. No matter what it doesn't come to a head nor dries up. What should I do? And why it happened?
Just noticed today adter working out red pimple like spots around bikini area? Haven't had them before. They have no pain and don't itch or anything.
My sons 5 and has a red "pimple" on his chin, its getting bigger/more red as the days go by. Its been 2 months and it's still there. What could it be?
Needs evaluation: Take him to the doctor. He needs an examination and then diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Probably a pimple: If it looks like a pimple, that's probably what it is. However, if you remain uncertain show it to your doctor. In the meantime, don't mess with it: no squeezing, poking, etc, which would make it harder for your doctor to diagnose. ...Read more
Pimples: You may need a dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›