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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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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..

Pangea Organics: I recommend the discovery kit for oily/blemish skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://bit.ly/17wwcjw. ...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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I recently noticed I have a small white head pimple on my under arms What shud I do about it? And what causes them?

I recently noticed I have a small white head pimple on my under arms 
What shud I do about it? And what causes them?

Keep clean & dry: Leave it alone, other than keeping the area clean with soap and water and drying thoroughly after washing. It may be just an errant pimple. Unrelated to your question. Practice safe sex Get HPV vaccine. ...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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My bf has this white hard small pimple looking spot on the head of his penis. And another one appeared on edge. No pain or discomfort?

My bf has this white hard small pimple looking spot on the head of his penis. And another one appeared on edge. No pain or discomfort?

Here are some...: Most likely he may just have harmless lesions like pearly penile papules or some rash related with long-foreskin-related inflammation/infection. Nonetheless, no one can offer perfect Dx without taking a direct look. So, confirm Dx before Rx. More? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with Doc to reach right Dx & Rx... ...Read more

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Red small white head pimple blisters spread all over buttocks. Occurred after vigorous sex from the back. Only painful when I sit. ?

Red small white head pimple blisters spread  all over buttocks. Occurred after vigorous sex from the back. Only painful when I sit. ?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to know for sure without examining you, however, what you described suggests herpes infection. It is prudent that you see a doctor to get evaluated and may be get tested for sexually transmitted diseases. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Hi there I have a small yellow head pimple on the shaft of my penis. It did actually burst earlier but has since filled back up pus and re-healed?

A recurrent acne...: What described seemingly represents a recurrent acne, which is inflamed / infected hyperactive sebaceous gland of a hair follicle. If annoyed enough, go for an evaluation to have it removed while not infected. Best to your health... ...Read more

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I have a small white head pimple on the right side of my clitoris. It is not painful or irritating. I have only been with one partner who is STD free?

I have a small white head pimple on the right side of my clitoris. It is not painful or irritating. I have only been with one partner who is STD free?

Here are some ...: Apparently, this small white pimple is incidentally self-found and most likely represents a hyperactive sebaceous gland of hair follicle or a sebaceous cyst, but it's harmless and requires no Rx as long as not hurting you and staying in small size until getting infected occasionally. Without looking at it, it's still hard to offer accurate Dx; so seek pro-evaluation & counseling if still in doubt ...Read more

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I have a small little white head pimple next to my clitoris. It is not itchy or sore, I have only been with one partner who is STD free. ?

I have a small little white head pimple next to my clitoris. It is not itchy or sore, I have only been with one partner who is STD free. ?

This can occur: May resolved spontaneously without further symptoms. If you develop more robust symptoms consider medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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I have small pimple like bumps on my four-head and some around my nose?

I have small pimple like bumps on my four-head and some around my nose?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I noticed a couple small white almost pimple like bunps under the bottom of the head of my penis what is this?

I noticed a couple small white almost pimple like bunps under the bottom of the head of my penis what is this?

Oil glands: Most likely oil glands. There are many types of glands which function to moisturize the skin. Also could be pearly penile papules which are benign little fleshy bumps. I doubt they are genital warts from description. Have derm or urology examine them. ...Read more

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Ihave had a small hard lump on the surface of my cheek that grows a hard white pimple like head for 4 months.I scratch it comes back?

Ihave had a small hard lump on the surface of my cheek that grows a hard white pimple like head for 4 months.I scratch it comes back?

May be a skin cyst: A bump on the skin that has whitish stuff inside, but is not pus as in a pimple, is likely a skin cyst that contains skin oils and skin cells. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can look at it to see what can be done. Sometimes, keeping the cyst empty for a while will allow it to shrink in size. Other times, a bothersome cyst needs surgical removal. ...Read more

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