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Under The Skin Acne Bumps
I have red, inflamed, under the skin and very painful acne, as well as small white bumps on my chin. How do I get rid of it?
My face breaks out mainly around my mouth and on my cheeks. The bumps are under the skin & hardly ever come to a head. What kind of acne could this be?
I have clusters of bumps on my inner butt area, they don't feel irritating. I would almost describe them as white heads but they're under the skin and can't be popped. I'm not sexually active and I wouldn't describe it as acne since they stay there?
Possible molluscum: Molluscum contagiosus is a viral infection similar to the wart virus that causes a small papule with a white core. They are spread from person to person and tend to appear in areas of friction or sweating. Location on the buttocks is not umcommon without sexual exposure. Blocked hair follicles can also cause similar "white heads" are also common. A doctor visit will confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
I get red bumps on my back they're not acne or zits but they are under the skin and they disappear after a few days what is it?
How do I get rid of bumps under the skin on my face? I have these bumps on my face mainly on the cheeks and around the chin they appear to be grease clogged bumps and I can't seem to get rid of them with any acne regime it feels awful I hate when anyone t
Yes, Neck and Back: Acne can occur anywhere there are sebaceous glands (oil glands) in the skin. Web md is a great resource to learn more about acne. Skin hygiene with soap and water followed by benzol peroxide or 2% salicylic acid products are over the counter options. An evaluation by a dermatologist can help develop a long term plan. Resistant acne can also be treated with antibiotics and some laser therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an acne like bump on my head that appears to heal and thrn return as a hard bump a few weeks?
Prevent new marks: The key is preventing new lesions. You owe it to yourself, the people you work for, and those who care about you to manage your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in a few weeks, your physician can add spironolactone, the oral contraceptive pill, or an antibiotic. Time fades pigmented lesions; a depigmenting agent may help or may simply cause more of a mess. ...Read more
Is it okay to use neutrogena acne pads for the your head? My head gets oily sometimes and I get bumps on days I don't shave
Had acne when I was a teenager. I 've had bumps under both my cheeks for may years. I am 75 yrs. Old and have good skin. What is your remedie?
I used to have acne when I was younger, im now 27 and I do have some scaring. I cleanse, tone and mosturise everyday but I find I have these bumps on my skin mainly on my cheeks and chin when squeezed white stuff comes out like in a string. I can't get ri
Acne: Sounds like you still have some acne. The white stuff that comes out is sebum or oil mixed with dead skin and immune cells. You may need some exfoliation to aid your skin in sloughing off the top layer so that your pores do not get clogged. A dermatologist can put you on a good regimen that may include some sessions with a aesthetician who can help clear your skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have acne bumps that never come to the surface of my skin. (all over my forehead) what does that mean. How can it be fixed?
Has anyone had success in treating a type of acne that looks like granules under the skin, lots of them, and only sebum comes out when squeezed?
How do I cure acne that isn't like pimples its under the skin and it doesn't hurt but its just irritating? I cant pop it because it's under my skin.
I have always had smooth skin on my face, nice complexion but the last week I've had little bumps appear on both cheeks only. What is it, its not acne?
Visual: Without actually seeing your skin it is near impossible to even speculate what these bumps may be. Do not pick at, scratch, "pop" the bumps. Keep your skin clean as usual. Follow up with your doc or dermatologist if the bumps persist, worsen or develop other symptoms such as pain, itching, discoloration, etc. ...Read more
On 20mg Accutane acne went from under the skin to breaking out everywhere! I'm on week7. Why is this? : ( ( ( (
Problem pores: Accutane works by causing problem pores to breakout early in the course and then eventually shrinking the oil glands and making breakouts smaller and less frequent once the course is done. It gets better in the second half of the course. Discuss this with your prescribing physician to have any questions and concerns answered. ...Read more
What do you advise if I had a cystic acne-type pimple a few months ago and it went away but I can still feel it under the skin?
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