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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
2,497 doctors shared insights

Pimples (Definition)

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


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Please tell me, could a pimple be from syphilis?

Please tell me, could a pimple be from syphilis?

Not the appearance.: In the first stage of syphilis, most sores (chancres) are painless (cervix, vagina, penis, scrotum, anus). Most often there is one sore in first stage but there may be more than one. The sores are hard ; round w an open ; oozing center. Sores on lips ; fingers may be painful. ...Read more

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Does a syphilis chancre contain puss/pops like a pimple?

Does a syphilis chancre contain puss/pops like a pimple?

No: Chancres don't appear as pimples. After a day or two as a red bump, it becomes a painless open sore. But regardless what it looks like, if you were possibly exposed to syphilis or any STD, get checked out by a doctor or clinic. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long after transmission would a syphilis chancre appear and what does it look like? Does it look like a hard pimple on the outside of the skin?

How long after transmission would a syphilis chancre appear and what does it look like? Does it look like a hard pimple on the outside of the skin?

Yes, & See doctor: If you have any concern about having syphilis, see your doctor as it is an easily treatable infection.
You may visit this site for various pictures of chancre.

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Can bad face pimples be a sign of syphilis?

Can bad face pimples be a sign of syphilis?

No: The skin lesions of syphilis are variable but will not be confined to the acne zones and will not produce pus. If you are concerned that you may have syphilis, a cheap and reliable blood test is available from your physician. ...Read more

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Can facial pimples be a sign of old syphilis?

Can facial pimples be a sign of old syphilis?

No: Secondary syphilis has many appearances, but pustules aren't among them. If you are concerned you may have syphilis (and few of us haven't put ourselves at risk!), a syphilis serology from your physician's office can either reassure you or get you on the path to a cure that can save your life. I admire your proactive approach and candor -- good luck. ...Read more

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Hi Dr. saw a bump on my shaft, yellow crust &pimple aspect, I popped it and pus and a white fluid followed by blood came. Can syphilis start like that?

Hi Dr. saw a bump on my shaft, yellow crust &pimple aspect, I popped it and pus and a white fluid followed by blood came. Can syphilis start like that?

Not syphilis: Syphilis doesn't do this. No STD is a likely cause. Probably it's just a pimple or infected skin cyst. Herpes might be possible, but unlikely. If the problem continues or recurs, see a doctor to be safe. ...Read more

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Hi there, I dry kissed a random woman at a club and 10 days later a small pimple like sore showed up on my lip. Could it be a chancre syphilis?

Hi there,

I dry kissed a random woman at a club and 10 days later a small pimple like sore showed up on my lip. Could it be a chancre syphilis?

Not syphilis: Syphilis is rare in heterosexuals in Canada, especially in the Vancouver area; is rarely transmitted by kissing, especially dry kissing; and a chancre would not appear as a pimple-like sore. You might just have a pimple, or maybe oral herpes (cold sore). Whatever it is, you didn't catch it from the kiss. ...Read more

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Can syphilis be cured?

Germ can be killed: The germs of syphillis can be cured with antibiotics. If that germ has injured or destroyed some tissues in your body those tissues may or may not be able to recover after treatment. ...Read more

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What is black syphilis?

What is black syphilis?

A myth: There's no such thing as "black syphilis." it's an old myth, perhaps told to soldiers to keep them from having sex with locals. ...Read more

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How to get off from pimpled?

How to get off from pimpled?

Hmmm: Wash and keep your face clean. Benzoyl peroxide can help. If acne is very bad sometimes an antibiotics regimens will help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How is advanced syphilis treated?

How is advanced syphilis treated?

Penicillin: Preferably with penicillin, either by injection, or, or when it involves the nervous system, by IV infusion for 10 to 14 days. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of syphilis?

Primary: Syphilis has three phases. Primary, secondary and tertiary and each is quite different in its presentation. Primary syphilis usually shows what is termed a hard chancre. This is a skin ulcer with raised edges and a firm non-tender center. It can appear anywhere the organism entered your body, usually on the genetalia or the mucous membranes of the mouth (tongue is not uncommon). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of syphilis?

What are the symptoms of syphilis?

Depends: Depends on the stage of the syphilis. So if you are concerned see your doctor right away ...Read more

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Syphilis negative at 6 weeks would i be finr?

Syphilis: Yes. Most likely you are fine. But, I would watch for any red bumps that may appear on your hands or feet and if this happens get back to see your physician. ...Read more

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I had so much off pimple?

I had so much off pimple?

Incomplete question: When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review. Your submission makes no sense. You must also submit a concise question that reflects the info submitted. This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete, We do not have access to any previous question or data you upload in files ...Read more

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How to clear pimple marks?

How to clear pimple marks?

Nature: You might want to check out a product called arnica Montana usually in whole food stores,that promotes healing specially skin. ...Read more

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How to fade popped pimple?

How to fade popped pimple?

Leave them Alone: I am sure it does not surprise you that physicians are very upset at patients who pop pimples, squeeze lesions or sores and then expect treatment to fix the scarring and damage done to the skin when all humans know that popping zits is a 'no' from a physician's perspective. Leave the skin alone. Eat a healthy, high protein diet and your skin should recover. ...Read more

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How to remove pimple marks?

How to remove pimple marks?

Pimple marks: You need to consult a dermatologist, they can prescribe exfoliating creams. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for syphilis?

You can kill germ: The syphillis germ can be killed with antibiotics. Tissue that has been scarred or distroyed by the germ before it was detected may or may not recover from the injury. ...Read more

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How to properly treat pimple?

How to properly treat pimple?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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If untreated is syphilis deadly?

Absolutely: The Tuskeegee study, in which mostly black men in the US south known to have syphilis were followed until they became symptomatic with the advanced disease rather than being treated, was a crime. However, it left no doubt that one can indeed die of syphilis. Even today, one occasionally sees neurosyphilis or a ruptured thoracic aneurysm. ...Read more

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How should I treat a popped pimple?

How should I treat a popped pimple?

TLC: Popping a pimple damages the surrounding skin. Apply warm compresses to get all the pus out, don't scrub it, don't pick at it, let it be. Do apply an anti-bacterial ointment or cream. Avoid direct sunlight or you will pigment the area. ...Read more

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I have a pimple On my booty and it hurt?

I have a pimple On my booty and it hurt?

Simple pimples...: Simple pimples don't hurt. So if you have something on your butt that seems like a pimple but is really hurting, it's likely it is an abscess. It may need to be drained and you may need antibiotics. Take the El over to the medical district and see a doctor there or one in your own neighborhood, but be seen. While waiting, hot compresses to area and wash area with antibacterial soap. ...Read more

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Why is the tibia bowed anteriorly in syphilis?

Saber shin: Many diseases can cause periostitis & bone softening, syphilis being one of them. Anterior bowing is "Â…due to abnormal weightbearing" according to extract from imaging of tropical diseases: with epidemiological, pathological ..., volume 2
by philip e. S. Palmer, maurice merrick reeder. ...Read more

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