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Doctor insights on: Red Pimples On Stomach Causes

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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Red pimple on lower abdomen itchy should I be concerned?

Red pimple on lower abdomen itchy should I be concerned?

Allergy: Make sure you are not allergic to materials that in contact with your skin in that area such the button of pants or material in the underwear ...Read more

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I have a pimple on my stomach it is about 3 inches above my belly button. It is a white ball and it's red and hard around it. It hurts and had pus.

I have a pimple on my stomach it is about 3 inches above my belly button. It is a white ball and it's red and hard around it. It hurts and had pus.

Skin infection: The bump you describe is likely an abscess, a bacterial infection caused once the skin barrier was compromised. It should be evaluated by a physician to determine the appropriate course of treatment. A healthtap prime or concierge consult may also suffice. ...Read more

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My 8 yr old grandson has had red pimple like rash. It was first noticed 2 days ago on his abdomen and forehead. It is still erupting and spreading on?

My 8 yr old grandson has had red pimple like rash. It was first noticed 2 days ago on his abdomen and forehead. It is still erupting and spreading on?

Viral exanthem?: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I remove small itchy red pimple like bumps on my stomach arms and back?

How do I remove small itchy red pimple like bumps on my stomach arms and back?

Maybe allergies: You may have a contact dermatitis (allergic reaction similar to poison ivy or hives) or a form of eczema. If this is chronic and recurrent you may psoriasis as well. See your doctor for a diagnosis and then get treatment. ...Read more

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A red pimple-sized bump has grown on my upper abdomen right below my right breast. It's only painful when fabric rubs against it.

A red pimple-sized bump has grown on my upper abdomen right below my right breast. It's only painful when fabric rubs against it.

Need evaluation: Need to be seen and a I and d preformed if needee by your doctor. You can apply neosporin and bandaid til you get to your doctor for meds and or procedure as warranted. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Small red spots on legs and stomach with tiny whiteheads?

Small red spots on legs and stomach with tiny whiteheads?

Rash: With what you describe is sounds like folliculitis or inflammation/infection of the hair follicles. Do you shave these areas? With rashes, as a doctor, we must see and feel the rash to really be able to diagnose and treat. Best to see your health care provider to check this rash. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Do I have a not normal pimple or cyst problem? Recently I got pimples but just all white not red and swollen on my body but I have had them on the back of my head for some months now but they seem to be poping up on my back, stomach, ribcage, and gentials

Do I have a not normal pimple or cyst problem? Recently I got pimples but just all white not red and swollen on my body but I have had them on the back of my head for some months now but they seem to be poping up on my back, stomach, ribcage, and gentials

Hello.: Hello. With these symptoms it isn't possible to identify your lesions via this format. It is concerning if the lesions are also appearing on your genitalia. I recommend that you be dermatologically evaluated to determine the correct diagnosis and if it is an infectious etiology, to possibly determine what it is. ...Read more

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I have red non itchy bumps that cover my stomach, chest and go up the back of my neck and arms. Some are pimple like but have clear liquid in them.

I have red non itchy bumps that cover my stomach, chest and go up the back of my neck and arms. Some are pimple like but have clear liquid in them.

See Your Doctor: You have given some details about your rash however more info is needed such as duration, your medical history (recent/past) and more. Additionally, diagnosis of a rash is challenging without visual inspection. The causes for rash are quite numerous: infection, allergy, disease-related, and more. Suggest you see your doctor now for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Taking IV infusion of cetaxone (2 gr) two red pimples appeared on skin one on stomach the other on hand. Should I worry about allergic reaction?

Taking IV infusion of cetaxone (2 gr) two red pimples appeared on skin one on stomach the other on hand. Should I worry about allergic reaction?

Depends: Are you done with the infusion or still ongoing? Is it the first time? At any rate communicate that to the nurse/doctor treating you, wish you wellness? ...Read more

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I've been getting pimples around my penis and now I have a really big stiff one on my stomach and it looks like red bumps around it how can I get rid?

I've been getting pimples around my penis and now I have a really big stiff one on my stomach and it looks like red bumps around it how can I get rid?

See a dermatologist: It's hard to say what's going on. The lesions on penis may not be related to the one on stomach. Sounds like a infection. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.

I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.

What is it?: Miliaria responds to removing the cause. One fooler is pityriasis rubra. Another is acne mechanics. There a few other mimics. I hope you find the explanation. ...Read more

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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

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Very itchy skin feels like stings and they look like tiny pimples red and turn brown after itched all over my body everywhere chest stomach hands legs?

Very itchy skin feels like stings and they look like tiny pimples red and turn brown after itched all over my body everywhere chest stomach hands legs?

Need eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have pimples on my stomach and don't know what caused it and it iches a lot and they are on my back.

I have pimples on my stomach and don't know what caused it and it iches a lot and they are on my back.

Pimples: Sorry to hear this. You must start with a visit to your primary doctor and you are likely to be referred to a skin specialist. Do not delay!

Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Could the chemical peel be useful while the pimples still appear? I think peeling just causes redness and no improvement occurs!

Could the chemical peel be useful while the pimples still appear? I think peeling just causes redness and no improvement occurs!

Possibly: Chemical peels can help to dry up pimples and unclog the pores which cause breakouts. However, some individuals may not respond to chemical acid peels and get further inflamed and irritated and actually make their acne worse. If your skin gets worse, see a dermatologist or skin expert to get proper advice about treatment. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen pimple on right side of abdomen?

What causes a swollen pimple on right side of abdomen?

"Swollen pimple": If a little red raised bump on your body you initially thought was a pimple starts to swell, it may be a signs of an infection, especially if there is associated redness & tenderness. These may progress to more advanced infections. After you are examined, your doctor will be able to decide on specific treatments, such as antibiotics or incision & drainage. These are easier to treat if done soon. ...Read more

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I have a localized rash near the right side of my stomach, right next to my belly button. It consists of some small, slightly raised red bumps.

I have a localized rash near the right side of my stomach, right next to my belly button. It consists of some small, slightly raised red bumps.

Periumbilical rash: May be folliculitis (bacterial rash) eczema or zoster- shingles -herpetic rash- this is usually associated with pain and treated with acyclovir and sometimes prednisone if severe pain, rarely could be fungal. Follow up with doctor ...Read more

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I hav got pimples on ma forehead which had caused redness as I pinched it without knowing...: (. Can u please help me how to clear d spots in tm of 2 daz?

I hav got pimples on ma forehead which had caused redness as I pinched it without knowing...: (. Can u please help me how to clear d spots in tm of 2 daz?

Can't be done: Clearing up acne takes at least several days, and especially since you're writing, it's time to get a 21st century rx from your physician. A woman who can and wants to use the oral contraceptive pill is often cleared by it. Otherwise, a topical mix of Clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide sounds like a good start for you; there are stronger meds if you need them. Good luck. ...Read more

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For 5 weeks a bump with a white head on stomach. Thought it was acne, squeezed it. Kept coming back. Now, scabbed over with raised red ring around.

For 5 weeks a bump with a white head on stomach. Thought it was acne, squeezed it. Kept coming back. Now, scabbed over with raised red ring around.

Bump: An inflamed or infected cyst often is sore to the touch, red and may develop a white head with pus. If the ring is red and expanding an infection may be developing. See a dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash looks like shiny raised red bumps stomach back arms neck?

I have a rash looks like shiny raised red bumps stomach back arms neck?

See your Dr: It is difficult to give advice on skin conditions without seeing them. It could be benign, but could also need treatment. I suggest you see your dr. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more