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Red Pimples On Scalp
I have small red pimples on my scalp, i've used a antibiotic ointment but still not working. Recently started using apple cider vinegar?
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
No way to know: Without a diagnosis cannot suggest therapy, and cannot make a diagnosis without seeing these lesions. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have itchy scalp. No dandruff. No flaking . Just a little bit of redness.Sometimes there are these hard white bits like the 'seeds' of pimples help?
Sores (red&scabby) on head/scalp from dandruff/pimples. Cant stop picking them. How do i stop so they can heal?
See Your Doctor Now: Chronic scalp sores that wax & wane suggest possible Tinea Capitis (aka ringworm); a fungal skin infection. Does NOT involve worms as name implies. Causes flaky, itchy scalp plaques in mild cases; can progress to scalp sores, blisters, hair loss. Is contagious; requires oral anti-fungal therapy. Do not pick sores, can lead to bacterial infection. See doctor now for prompt diagnosis & treatment. ...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
Red, pimple-like, sometimes itchy spots on center of his scalp. Don't see lice eggs. What could it be?
Felt a stabbing/poking sensation on a spot on my head.spot of my scalp felt tender compared to another spots of my scalp.white head pimples& red spots?
Red pimple like blistery rash. Stings and itches horribly. Always occurs on hairline, scalp, base of neck, back/tail bone and is symmetrical on body?
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
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