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I have suddenly got small pimple like things appear on my jaw, cheeks, neck and chest. How do I treat it??

I have suddenly got small pimple like things appear on my jaw, cheeks, neck and chest. How do I treat it??

Pimple like things: Sorry, description to vague. Pimple like things could have many origins, and origin must be determined to determine correct treatment. Make an appointment with a skin specialist, a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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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I have about a hundred small red pimples that broke out on my upper chest neck overnight. Abnormal for me. What might have caused this?

I have about a hundred small red pimples that broke out on my upper chest neck overnight. Abnormal for me. What might have caused this?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the hair follicles. It appears as a small localized area of pus surrounding the opening of a hair follicle. Older lesions that have lost the pus appear as red bumps surrounding the opening of the follicule. One to hundreds of follicles can be affected anywhere that hair is present. Actually, acne vulgaris, is a form of folliculitis. ...Read more

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I grew things that looks like red pimples near my neck and chest and it looks like a small rash. I don't know what this so please help me thank you!

I grew things that looks like red pimples near my neck and chest and it looks like a small rash. I don't know what this so please help me thank you!

Get it seen: If you are taking any new medications, discontinue them and get seen. If not, consider having it seen. Nobody here can diagnose a rash at a distance. ...Read more

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I have a rash that has small pimples along with it. I can pop the small pimples. It is on my back, chest, neck, face, and arms. What is it.

I have a rash that has small pimples along with it. I can pop the small pimples. It is on my back, chest, neck, face, and arms. What is it.

Need more info.: How old are you? How log has the rash been present? A picture of the rash would help. It could be acne, it couls also be hyperkeratosis follicullaris, a presumed hereditary condition. ...Read more

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How can you remove pimples on neck and chest?

How can you remove pimples on neck and chest?

Systemic Rx: Usually acne on the chest requires a systemic antibiotic for at least a time. Anything less will disappoint you. Please get with a competent physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pimples over my chest and the back of my neck.?

What to do if I have pimples over my chest and the back of my neck.?

Body acne: Can be difficult to treat if it is widespread or difficult to reach for application of topical acne products (available over the counter). Avoiding harsh or fragrances soaps will help reduce inflammation, but severe cases are sometimes treated with oral medications (Rx). ...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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Can there be only 1 symptom after 3 weeks hiv exposure? I have some pimple non patchy like rash on neck and chest

Can there be only 1 symptom after 3 weeks hiv exposure? I have some pimple non patchy like rash on neck and chest

May be: There is no consistency to symptoms of HIV. None of the tests is 100% at three weeks. In about 12 weeks, you should get a test of HIV nucleic acids, if negative, it will essentially rule out HIV infection. ...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

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I'm starting to eating healthy and im getting pimples in my face, chest and neck. Is normal?

I'm starting to eating healthy and im getting pimples in my face, chest and neck. Is normal?

Diet's not the cause: Don't try to figure out what is precipitating acne. It's seldom helpful and generates confusion. In spite of everything you read online, day-to-day food choice has little impact on most illness. You need instead to get with your personal physician. In the meantime, start using topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. ...Read more

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About a week ago I notice red pimple like bumps all over my chest, waist line, shoulder and neck. The itching is mild and some of them are scaly red cir?

About a week ago I notice red pimple like bumps all over my chest, waist line, shoulder and neck. The itching is mild and some of them are scaly red cir?

Skin: If you started a new medication this could be a reaction. If so contact you doctor about the condition. If not you should drop a dermatologist so they can have a look before you start treating. Treatment would typically involve an ointment with steroid once a diagnosis can be made. In the short term there are several over the counter treatments for itching like cortisone. ...Read more

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I have a itchy rash on my neck and chest. It looks like little pimples with white heads. What could it be?

I have a itchy rash on my neck and chest. It looks like little pimples with white heads. What could it be?

See a dermatologist: It is impossible to offer specific advice without being able to visualize the rash. See a dermatologist for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a bunch of tiny pimples on my chest & neck/jawline. They popped up suddenly & aren't responding to tea tree oil or calomine lotion.?

I have a bunch of tiny pimples on my chest & neck/jawline. They popped up suddenly & aren't responding to tea tree oil or calomine lotion.?

With any: Rash that appears suddenly and is not improving with natural treatments I recommend getting it examined. Check with your doctor or a dermatologist for proper treatment! ...Read more

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Pimples on chest neck and forehead. Is this common with liver cirrhosis?

Pimples on chest neck and forehead. Is this common with liver cirrhosis?

Drug eruption?: Especially if they are all look about the same, think of a medication reaction. Just one of several ideas -- good luck. ...Read more

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Why are tiny red pimples popping up all over my chest that speed up my neck? It lasts a few days. They are blister like at times and pus filled

Why are tiny red pimples popping up all over my chest that speed up my neck? It lasts a few days. They are blister like at times and pus filled

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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I have red non itchy bumps that cover my stomach, chest and go up the back of my neck and arms. Some are pimple like but have clear liquid in them.

I have red non itchy bumps that cover my stomach, chest and go up the back of my neck and arms. Some are pimple like but have clear liquid in them.

See Your Doctor: You have given some details about your rash however more info is needed such as duration, your medical history (recent/past) and more. Additionally, diagnosis of a rash is challenging without visual inspection. The causes for rash are quite numerous: infection, allergy, disease-related, and more. Suggest you see your doctor now for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

See Your Doctor: Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition; causes dry, itchy areas; treated with topical steroids, moisturizers & more. Once the eczema clears, involved skin may become lighter due to loss of pigmentation. Return of pigmentation can takes wks to yrs. Treatment involves watchful waiting while using cosmetic cover-ups, laser, & more. Pimples sound unrelated; visual exam is needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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A friend of mine had genital herpes, she is complaining about getting swollen lymph nodes in the neck & pimples on chest. Is it normal?

A friend of mine had genital herpes, she is complaining about getting swollen lymph nodes in the neck & pimples on chest. Is it normal?

Two kinds of Herpes: Genital herpes does not affect face or upper part of the body. The symptoms you describe need medical attention. Consult your medical doctor. Hope this is helpful information. ...Read more

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Chronic chest, back acne, phlegm, often inner ears itch, pimples start to arise in abdomen, throat check shows lumpy round epithelial, What's the issue?

Chronic chest, back acne, phlegm, often inner ears itch, pimples start to arise in abdomen, throat check shows lumpy round epithelial, What's the issue?

Different issues: Acne rosacea, and acne vulgaris are usually caused by propionic bacteria. However there may be folliculitis resulting from inspection of the hair follicles by normal flora/bacteria on the skin, which can be secondary infection resulting from staphylococcus species. On the other hand, throat infection is usually cause by streptococcus or Staphylococcus species, which are different mechanisms. ...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


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more