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Dr. Stephen Southard
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I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.

Dr. Stephen Southard
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I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.

May be: Fordyce spots, which visible sebaceous(oil) glands that are present in most individuals particularly on the genitals. It's hard to say though without visualizing the lesions. Your best bet is to at least see your primary care doctor if not a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more


Dr. Arthur Balin
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I have very small pimple-like bumps on my chest after a sunburn. Weeks later they are still there. What are they? They don't hurt

Dr. Arthur Balin
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I have very small pimple-like bumps on my chest after a sunburn. Weeks later they are still there. What are they? They don't hurt

Bumps: It would be easy to tell if they could be examined. They might represent milia due to the skin healing over the pores you will have to have a doctor look at them to be sure. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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My 3 year old has small red pimple like bumps on his chest and upper back. What is it?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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My 3 year old has small red pimple like bumps on his chest and upper back.  What is it?

Not possible to: diagnose with available info. Take care.

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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Can I use dovobet for small pimple like bumps all over my abdomen chest and back? I have had follicle problems, and body acne it looks similar to both

Dr. Yash Khanna
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Can I use dovobet for small pimple like bumps all over my abdomen chest and back? I have had follicle problems, and body acne it looks similar to both

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea without knowing exactly what you are treating.Devobet is a combination local ointment used for psoriasis and it contains Dexamethasone a strong steroid which may make your rash worse i will suggest you consult your family doctor or a dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
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I have a pimple like bump on chest brown hole in middle and swollen white then red. Started small and slowly growing and becoming painful.

Dr. Matt Wachsman
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I have a pimple like bump on chest brown hole in middle and swollen white then red. Started small and slowly growing and becoming painful.

Tricky: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person. But, local infections grow with collections of pus and can cause a variety of color changes. They need specfic treament often with minor surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
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My 6 year old son has small bumps on his chest and around his nipple. They look like pimples. They don't itch but he says they hurt to the touch. ?

Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
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My 6 year old son has small bumps on his chest and around his nipple. They look like pimples. They don't itch but he says they hurt to the touch. ?

There are many: possible causes, such as a contact rash, virus, allergy, eczema. Without seeing it, it would be difficult to make a diagnosis. You should take him to see his pediatrician, so that the proper diagnosis can be made and the proper treatment be prescribed. If you are a HealthTap Prime member, you can also obtain a consult from one of us (you can send a photo of the rash, or have a video consult). ...Read more

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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2 weeks ago on inside of breast toward chest wall, I saw a pimple-like bump w/ tiny black spot. It has grown, there is a small open hole in the middle?

Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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2 weeks ago on inside of breast toward chest wall, I saw a pimple-like bump w/ tiny black spot. It has grown, there is a small open hole in the middle?

Small pimple chest: Just like on our face we can get pimples on the skin of the chest and back. Seems you have folliculitis, a pimple, would wash with soap and water keep clean try, bacitracin and follow up wiht doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Zimon
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I have small dark bumps on my chest similar to pimples but will not pop. do not itch not red & they appeared over night.

Dr. Richard Zimon
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I have small dark bumps on my chest  similar to pimples but will not pop.
do not itch not red & they appeared over night.

Try asking this: again and ATTACH A PICTURE...could this be insect bites (Eg Bed mites??) Ask again with more information! Dr Z ...Read more

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Dr. John Rimmer
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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I have a pimple-like bump on my chest that won't pop. Just noticed it today. Doesn't hurt. Smaller specs around it.

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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I have a pimple-like bump on my chest that won't pop. Just noticed it today. Doesn't hurt. Smaller specs around it.

Leave it alone: you need to leave it alone why everybody like to pop every bump they see it might go away faster if you leave it alone ...Read more

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