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What is the best type of pimple cream?

What is the best type of pimple cream?

Acne: The easiest and least expensive type of over-the-counter acne treatment is one containing benzoyl peroxide. These products come as either facial cleansers or creams or gels, all of which are somewhat defective. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

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


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I have some type of pimple on my pines I had it sincei was little?

I have some type of pimple on my pines I had it sincei was little?

Have it examined: It could be a wart. You have to see your physician for an accurate dx. God bless you! ...Read more

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What type of pimples are more likely to lead to scaring?

What type of pimples are more likely to lead to scaring?

Acne scarring: Pimple that become large and cystic are ones that usually cause scarring unless aggressively treated with appropriate meds by dermatologist. Any pimples that u squeeze can also potentially leave a scar; so, no popping zits! Use meds to treat them. ...Read more

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I have some type of pimple near my vagina if I pop it gets hard and big what is it because its been over a year and it doesn't go away?

I have some type of pimple near my vagina if I pop it gets hard and big what is it because its been over a year and it doesn't go away?

Cyst?: Around the vaginal area, bartolin gland cysts are common that are painful and could get infected. Also some people get folliculitis which is infection of the hair follicle there. I suggest you see your primary doctor or OB for evaluation and possible removal of the mass. ...Read more

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How can I cure pimples on my back? Sweat pimples and other types of pimples.

How can I cure pimples on my back? Sweat pimples and other types of pimples.

Heat rash vs acne: If there are blackheads, this is probably acne. This may respond to the oral contraceptive pill if you can take it and want to; otherwise if it is on the back, a topical antibiotic plus benzoyl peroxide but you may need to go to a systemic antibiotic. A heat rash (i.e., no blackheads) is better managed by simple measures involving washing, clothing, and others your physician can explain. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from severe and painful acne. It seems that I have every type of pimple all over my face. They are painful, red, and inflamed.?

I have been suffering from severe and painful acne. It seems that I have every type of pimple all over my face. They are painful, red, and inflamed.?

See doc 4 treatment: Unfortunately some people do get very severe, cystic acne (big lumps) and can cause significant scarring. Acne is however quite treatable and so you should see doc as soon as possible for evaluation and treatment, the earlier the better--because once scars formed, they are not reversible. There are many treatment options available, even Accutane for severe cases. So, call for your doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do if I am 18, and my pimples have left black marks on my face. I use three different types of pimple creams?

What to do if I am 18, and my pimples have left black marks on my face. I use three different types of pimple creams?

Dermatology: Please stop wasting your money on three different creams that aren't working. See a dermatologist and follow their recommendations for elimination of the marks. May be laser, dermabrasion, a chemical peel, other options - but all options need to be done under care and supervision of good dermatologist. ...Read more

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I found a blister type big pimple on vagina lips. Please need advise!?

I found a blister type big pimple on vagina lips. Please need advise!?

Need to be checked: Ther are different conditions that can cause blisters on the labia. A common reason is herpes simplex type 1 or 2. It is important that you see your obgyn while you still have the "blisters" in order to make a correct diagnosis. For herpes there are creams and pills that can decrease the discomfort level. It is also recommended not to be sexually active until you know what it is. ...Read more

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Have a bump under my armpit and I can feel it its like a bump type of pimple feeling and it hurts and it stings and its not visible there's no lump?

Have a bump under my armpit and I can feel it its like a bump type of pimple feeling and it hurts and it stings and its not visible there's no lump?

Folliculitis: Inflammation and possible Infection of Hair Follicles. Very common problem because of frequent Shaving and use of Deodorant blocking the sweat glands.
Avoid Deodorant. Try Antibiotic cream like neosporin. ...Read more

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I have developed a weird pus-cum-blackhead type of pimple on my nose. Please tell me what can I do to get rid of it overnight. It's really urgent.

I have developed a weird pus-cum-blackhead type of pimple on my nose. Please tell me what can I do to get rid of it overnight. It's really urgent.

No miracles. . .: Go see your Family Doc or Dermatologist. On rare occasions, s/he can lance boil & perhaps inject corticosteroid to minimize inflammation (although this isn't w/o risk). Bottom line, there's no pill to magically make it disappear overnight. Sorry! ...Read more

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The other day when I went to the toilet I bled, and now today I'm getting sharp pains in my anus and it's itchy. There is a small type pimple there?

The other day when I went to the toilet I bled, and now today I'm getting sharp pains in my anus and it's itchy. There is a small type pimple there?

Likely hemorrhoid: It sounds like a hemorrhoid that ruptured and is trying to heal. Have your doctor exam it and recommend treatment for the itchiness. All the best. ...Read more

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I had red type pimples on my pennis but I hadn't have any sex till now how do I cure that?

I had red type pimples on my pennis but I hadn't have any sex till now how do I cure that?

Hard to tell: What it might be. If they are painful and fluid filled it could be herpes. If it itches but no blisters it could be as simple as a yeast infection. If they are firm little nodules then it could be warts. Either way, get someone to look at the rash. Please use condoms to prevent spread or prevent getting an infection in the future. Hope you get better soon, ...Read more

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Suddenly pimples has shown in my four head and the area next to my nose and my skin is not the type to have pimples I have a clear skin, what's wrong?

Suddenly pimples has shown in my four head and the area next to my nose and my skin is not the type to have pimples I have a clear skin, what's wrong?

Hormonal?: It could be related to your hormones, which change as you age. It could also be stress induced, or if you are being exposed to a different chemical that you weren't being exposed to before. Or if you are sweating more than usual that can cause more acne as well. Wash your face with a salicylic acid cleanser and use a benzoyl peroxide cream on the areas with the pimples for treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi want to ask what cause bump type pimples on my butt, I have 2 on each bum, how can I get rid of it.?

Hi want to ask what cause bump type pimples on my butt, I have 2 on each bum, how can I get rid of it.?

Folliculitis: Sounds like folliculitis. Which is an infection in the hair follicles. Mild folliculitis usually heals on its own in about 2 weeks. Avoid picking and scratching the bumps. Bathe or shower daily with a mild antibacterial soap. Avoid using oils on your skin. Oils can trap bacteria in the pores and cause folliculitis. If it spreads or keeps coming back, becomes red, swollen, fever, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I get these cyst type pimples on my chin around a week before I pmsing. How should I avoid it? And also take of the scars?

I get these cyst type pimples on my chin around a week before I pmsing. How should I avoid it? And also take of the scars?

Multiple Ways: There are multiple options with Accutane often considered the best. However hormonal treatment as well as antiinflammatories, antibiotics, oral contraceptives, may all be beneficial in addition to topical treatment and skin care.
Accutane may have many potential side effects and must be monitored by a physician and requires use of birth control in females. ...Read more

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4 years b4 WBC count was low (2800), low platelets (88000), body bruises, often flu like symptoms, stomach pain, etc, bean type pimple...which disease. Guess?

4 years b4 WBC count was low (2800), low platelets (88000), body bruises, often flu like symptoms, stomach pain, etc, bean type pimple...which disease. Guess?

Reveal the secret?: I thought patients do not test their doctor's knowledge.
Low counts can be caused by many different reasons: lab errors, MDS, Viral illnesses and many other less common conditions. You can save me time by giving us what it was! ...Read more

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Is benzoyl peroxide remove all types of acne and pimples from the face?

Is benzoyl peroxide remove all types of acne and pimples from the face?

No: It is safe, effective and readily available. Benzoyl peroxide will improve appearance and dry the skin a little, but will not remove all kinds of acne. it will help if used as directed. ...Read more

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I had a few small white pimple type things on my chest. Should I worry?

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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Hello, I've been popping a pimple type thing on my back for years now. Large amounts of the white stuff. Starting to itch and bleed a little now.

Hello, I've been popping a pimple type thing on my back for years now. Large amounts of the white stuff. Starting to itch and bleed a little now.

Uncertain: Don't know if this is a cyst that may have become enlarged or infected. At this point, medical assessment would be your best option to determine what the lesion is and what treatment options are. Take care. ...Read more

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I've got shaved first time 3 to 4 days ago and small pimple type thing above my penis has came out what should I do?

I've got shaved first time 3 to 4 days ago and small pimple type thing above my penis has came out what should I do?

See doctor for sure: You may have razor bumps but it is better to see a doctor who will take a look and let you know exactly. ...Read more

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Why do I always have these pimple type spots on my scalp why do these last so long and hurt always fill will gunk daily?

Why do I always have these pimple type spots on my scalp why do these last so long and hurt always fill will gunk daily?

Infected: Sebaceous cysts probably what you have. Need antibiotic for staph infection. See your docor. If you want this to discuss with me shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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Why when I squeeze hard pus Pimple type spots does once all the pus and blood is out does it leave a deep hole in my skin?

Why when I squeeze hard pus Pimple type spots does once all the pus and blood is out does it leave a deep hole in my skin?

STOP: Unless you want to go to medical school and specialize in dermatology you are playing with fire: squeezing and abscess will not only leave you open to deeper infection, but will guarantee scarring and recurrence. STOP SQUEEZING!! ...Read more

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2 weeks ago I fell ice, 4 days later I got a sore pimple type thing at the base of my tailbone its now spread & I have 4/5. Is it cause of the fall?

2 weeks ago I fell ice, 4 days later I got a sore pimple type thing at the base of my tailbone its now spread & I have 4/5. Is it cause of the fall?

Let me explian: Most likely not but take care them early before they cause more problems. Ask your doctor to take x-ray on the tail bone to see if it is broken.

Good luck. ...Read more

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Small round pimple typed dark spot on lip?

Small round pimple typed dark spot on lip?

Small round lip spot: Unclear what the small round pimple-typed spot on your lip could be without examining it and asking some additional questions. I recommend you see your regular doctor first. ...Read more