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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.

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Rash On Chest (Definition)

Rash (exanthem): is a lesion(s) which affects color/ texture/ appearance of skin. This skin eruption may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones,or contact with damaging substances. Rash of ...Read more


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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

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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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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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.

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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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.?

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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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?

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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I have small itchy bumps with pus that looks like tiny whiteheads on my back, chest and face. Minor swelling. Allergic reaction to cold medicine?

I have small itchy bumps with pus that looks like tiny whiteheads on my back, chest and face.  Minor swelling.  Allergic reaction to cold medicine?

Unlikely: Sounds more like a folliculitis, which is inflammation or possible infection of hair follicles in the skin. As with all skin problems, need to see it, feel it and examine patient to help make diagnosis. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Please tell me why I have small pimple like bumps n my nipple and the surrounding part?

Please tell me why I have small pimple like bumps n my nipple and the surrounding part?

Montgomery glands: The bumps may be Montgomery glands or tubercules. These are sebaceous glands and sweat glands. They keep the nipple and areola (surrounding part of the nipple) well lubricated. ...Read more

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Will anyone tell me how come I have small pimple like bumps n my nipple and the surrounding part?

Will anyone tell me how come I have small pimple like bumps n my nipple and the surrounding part?

Areolar glands: Areolar glands or glands of montgomery are sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple. The glands make oily secretions to keep the areola and the nipple lubricated and protected. ...Read more

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I have a small, painful bump on the outter edge of my nipple. Is it a pimple?

I have a small, painful bump on the outter edge of my nipple. Is it a pimple?

Could be: Application of topical antibiotics may help. If increased swelling, seek help ...Read more

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Well I have a small bump on my right breast it looks like a pimple it's like a clear color and it doesn't hurt to touch it but it's getting worse?

Well I have a small bump on my right breast it looks like a pimple it's like a clear color and it doesn't hurt to touch it but it's getting worse?

See your PCP: If the bump on your breast is getting worse you need to be seen either by your primary care provider or a dermatologist. There is no way to say what it is without seeing it but anything that is getting worse rather than better is concerning. Hope this is better soon. ...Read more

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On one of my breasts close 2 the nipple, I have a small pimple like hard bump n when I squeezed it, white hard cheesy smelling pus oozed out w blood

On one of my breasts close 2 the nipple, I have a small pimple like hard bump n when I squeezed it, white hard cheesy smelling pus oozed out w blood

Get seen.: Your problem may be simple and uncomplicated and as simple as a small sebaceous cyst (plugged oil gland) or it may be a severe infection with MRSA or other microbe. One cannot rule out other causes and possibilities. I would be seemed by my pcp and get a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi. 30 male. Have non itchy pimple-like rash on chest and upper back. Around 30 of them. Almost 1 year. New ones do appear. Anti-hiv test was negative?

Hi. 30 male. Have non itchy pimple-like rash on chest and upper back. Around 30 of them. Almost 1 year. New ones do appear. Anti-hiv test was negative?

Rash: The causes of your rash can be multiple. If sexually transmitted diseases is a concern, syphilis would be the first to rule out. Otherwise, a picture may assist in establishing the diagnosis or better off seeing a specialist in skin disorders. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pimples and rash on chest. The following also describe me: Blackheads, Rash on face, Skin redness or irritation, Skin rash, and Stress. What should I do?

I am experiencing pimples and rash on chest. The following also describe me: Blackheads, Rash on face, Skin redness or irritation, Skin rash, and Stress. What should I do?

See below: You may consult this site for home treatment of acne:
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I have hard pimple like bumps on shoulder and chest?

I have hard pimple like bumps on shoulder and chest?

Dermatological 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. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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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.

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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I have a bump on my chest First thought it was a pimple but ended up not be one it has been there for over 4 months Should I be worried?

I have a bump on my chest First thought it was a pimple but ended up not be one it has been there for over 4 months Should I be worried?

Size: Small bumps are more likely to be harmless. It does, however, sound as if you are worried. Suggest you have your regular doctor take a look. ...Read more

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What to do about pimples on back and bumps on chest?

Scientific Rx: Acne on the trunk almost always requires systemic rx. One start may be tetracycline 500 2x/day plus topical benzoyl peroxide. If this doesn't work, a dermatologist has isotretinoin. Acne is not related to diet, lifestyle, or hygiene, whatever anybody else may tell you. ...Read more

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I have itchy red pimple-like bumps that itch mostly at night and early morning and their only on my chest and theirs only a little, and on my neck too?

I have itchy red pimple-like bumps that itch mostly at night and early morning and their only on my chest and theirs only a little, and on my neck too?

Hot and bothered! : Are you wearing new, unwashed pajamas. Many times new clothes are treated with chemicals that are skin irritants. The fact that you are breaking out at night and early morning maskesme suspect the clothes. Another possibility is that of a heat rash. If you are sleeping with heavy blankets or your room is hot cool things down a bit. ...Read more

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About three days ago a bunch of itchy red pimple-like bumps popped up on my face and neck, basically overnight, and some have spread to my chest?

About three days ago a bunch of itchy red pimple-like bumps popped up on my face and neck, basically overnight, and some have spread to my chest?

Need to see rash: An online INBOX text consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. You can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your present problem. You need to be available during the day to reply to any questions your consultant may have. Several images of the involved area in sharp focus and including closeups would be helpful. ...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