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Small Pimples On Chest
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
I had sex with a woman 3WEEKS LATER I get these small pimples on chest and have a genital herpes break out with a cold. could i have hiv.
Not HIV: The rash of a new HIV infection is not pimple-like, and occurs along with fever, sore throat, lymph node enlargement, etc. Three weeks is too long for onset of new herpes and HIV doesn't cause cold symptoms like stuffy nose or cough. If you remain worried, visit the Public Health STD clinic at Harborview (which I used to direct) to check out your symptoms and herpes, and maybe HIV testing. ...Read more
Have about 15-20 small pimples w/ white center across chest. They have been there for about 3 weeks. Should i be concerned?
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
I have folliculitis on the chest area. It's a small area. I am given me a oral medicine. When i stop the medicine, the pimple do arrive again.
Folliculitis: Folliculitis can be a difficult and chronic condition. You may need to take oral antibiotics for quite a while...Maybe months ....Maybe longer. If you add a benzoyl peroxide wash it might help control your problem.It is basically a form of acne at the hair follicle so it can linger on for a long time an need chronic treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood pimple appeared on my sons chest a month ago very small and now is 3-4cm diameter it bleeds for 20min after shower what is this? How do we fix?
Professional care: Any pain, bleeding, or swelling requires immediate evaluation. This isn't a DIY project. Get him to Physician immediately. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No unless infected.: May be a pimple or cyst. Watch 4 infection and increase in size or becomes painful, then see ur pcp. ...Read more
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