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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

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


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For 1 wk I have had a small pimple/white head surrounded by oval patch of pale skin on the shaft of my penis, no pain, itching, or irritation.

For 1 wk I have had a small pimple/white head surrounded by oval patch of pale skin on the shaft of my penis, no pain, itching, or irritation.

HPV: could possibly be a genital wart, it's best to see a picture or see a physician to diagnose the condition. It can be treated by cutting it, applying medicine topically or even freezing it. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my small pimples, white heads and blackheads on my face?I am suffering with these skin problems on my face for a year..

How can I get rid of my small pimples, white heads and blackheads on my face?I am suffering with these skin problems on my face for a year..

Scientific Rx: The "cleanser / cream / vitamin" combination won't help. Benzoyl peroxide over the counter is a good start but you'll almost certainly want to get with your physician. With the blackheads / comedones, a retinoic acid derivative topically might be a good start, and possibly topical clindamycin. If you can take the oral contraceptive pill and/or a systemic antibiotic, these may help. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good acne solutions for small pimples and black heads?

Could you tell me what are good acne solutions for small pimples and black heads?

Retinoic acid: If there are a lot of blackheads, a retinoic acid derivative might work wonders. Get with your physician. ...Read more

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If penis is not erected..White coating on head. If erected small small white pimples on head and white pimples on ring of head. What is it?

If penis is not erected..White coating on head. If erected small small white pimples on head and white pimples on ring of head. What is it?

Some ideas: Are you describing smegma that rubs off the glans? Are you describing pearly penile papules on the corona around the glans? Look these up online and if you need more help, your personal physician is the one to see. ...Read more

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Small red pimple on head of penis. Used a condom during sex a week ago. This appeared yesterday. Get tested?

Small red pimple on head of penis. Used a condom during sex a week ago. This appeared yesterday. Get tested?

Various causes: It can be simple irritation or it can be due to Human papilloma virus infection(warts) , donovanosis , chancroid. A simple urine test will not help differentiating the bump. You will need to see a Dermatologist or a specialist in STI to diagnose your condition. They will clinically examine you and rule out the STI. ...Read more

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I had urine infection 2 weeks ago and consulted a doctor.He prescribed medicines and course is over.Now im having small pimples on ma penis head.

I had urine infection 2 weeks ago and consulted a doctor.He prescribed medicines and course is over.Now im having small pimples on ma penis head.

See a doctor: If you're a 25-year-old man, it's more likely that you had a urethral infection (urethritis, usually caused by a sexually transmitted disease) than a urinary tract infection, which is uncommon in young men. Therefore, the pimples could also be something sexually transmitted. You should get them checked. ...Read more

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I find a very small black head pimple on my penis shaft is that normal?

That can be ...: Such described pimple even on the penis is nothing unusual and harmless unless becoming infected like an acne. So, leave it alone as long as painless. If still in doubt, see doc timely. ...Read more

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Do hives on my face look like small white head pimples?

Do hives on my face look like small white head pimples?

White head pimples: White head pimples on face may be due to milia. Milia are small deposits of keratin under the skin forming cyst like structures. It is abenign condition zthey are best removed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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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