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What Can I Treat Pimples On My Legs When They Get Infected
Phisoderm: Once called surgical soap. Apply over affected areas, let dry then rinse off. Do not shave your legs with multiblade razors. Although they make your legs feel extra smooth and sexy, the hair is pulled and cut, retracts below the skin surface, the cut hair can carryl bacteria past the immune barrier that is skins normal function. Then the gland at the base of the hair gets infected--> boil! ...Read more
I have what started out as a pimple and seems to be infected. It's right where my legs rub and it is swollen and warm to the touch.
Infection = Doctor: If it's infected, the best idea is to see your provider. It may be quite easy to clear up - but it's not a D.I.Y. project - you'll probably need a Rx. Do it soon so it doesn't become more complicated by spreading. Hope it goes well. Clean, cool (ice pack) compresses may reduce discomfort till you get treated. ...Read more
I popped a pimple on my upper leg yesterday. Today the area around the pimple is hard and red. I'm wondering if maybe it is infected?
I have an infected thigh pimple that I had popped tonight. A lot of blood and puss came out and when you look inside the hole it looks very black. Prior to popping it was harden in a weird way.
I have pimple-like spots in my legs and arms. I don't know what is it? Why did I get these? How to treat this? Please help me. Thank you.
Need diagnosis first: Before cause and treatment can be given. If you have dry skin, it is not uncommon to get plugged hair follicles called keratosis pili that can sometimes get inflamed, and is treated with moisturizers. If you have infection/folliculitis, this would be Rx with antibiotics. Or this may be some other type of rash. An exam by your doctor is a starting point. ...Read more
I get little red bumbs that are like pimples on my legs under my butt and on my butt they hurt so bad what are they?
I have pimple like dots on my arms and legs they have all of a sudden appeared over the last month what could this be and how do I treat it?
I have 2 marks on my legs not pimples they'd ther not in grown hairs, I would like o get them removed?
No problem: Make an appointment and we'll get them them removed after we make a diagnosis. ...Read more
I get like hundreds or little less like pimples on back of leg for 2 days at a time then there gone is that a heat rash?
Hello, I have a pinkish pimple on my perineal area. It hurts when I close my legs and burns when I urinate. How can I treat it?
For the past 3+ years randomly I get a red soft big pimple/sore on inside of leg. Doc says abscess. Could that be true? It hurts when it comes and sta
Any sun exposure will continue to keep the dark patches noticeable. Your best option is sunscreen or long pants or skirts to keep the sun away.
It is not common to have pimples on your legs, so you might want to investigate if the breakouts are from sensitivity to a fabric, a detergent or softener. Sweat can cause a rash.
Don't pick at any breakouts as that will only increase the pigmentation. ...Read more
I have round pus filled boil looking pimples on legs. What could be the cause? What should I do to treat it?
Seek medical care: As it may significantly worsen. I could be an abscess, and may contain a type of bacteria that is highly resistant to most antibiotics -- "mrsa." you will need to go see your doctor to evaluate and treat this before it gets worse, or before it gets bigger. You may need to be given antibiotics, depending on if it is actually an infection. ...Read more
My six year old son has a pimple like rash on upper inner legs they ooze and pus and are itchy what is this and how to treat it?
I get some pimple looking things on my lower stomach or on the inside of my upper legs that when I pop it blood n white liquid comes out. What is it?
What are the red pimple like dots on the bacn/a front of my legs and how do I get rid of them? I hear its from wearing tight pants but they still ther
Almost black bump on the inside of my leg. Reminded me of a pimple, and it hurt?? how can I get rid off that??
Dermatology: Really tough to give advice through the computer regarding dermatological skin conditions. There are multiple different possibilities of what you may have and the best way to properly diagnose you so the best treatment can occur is for you to get a clinical exam from a Doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more
Was at the beach for a week and started getting pimples on butt & legs. Now they are all over back legs and very sore. Seemed to get more overnight.
I have lumps on my legs that are painful when I touch and get 10c size pimples that end up secreting puss. They leave dark marks after healing. Help?
Infection: Hi it sounds like you are suffering from a bad infection, you probably need to see a dr to get antibiotics ...Read more
My 2 year old son has pimple like bumps on his belly, bum, legs that seem to get better then in the next hour are worse. Any ideas? Take him to dr.?
Could molluscum: Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that cause a warty like papule that has a central indent (umbilication). These are benign, and can spontaneously improve, usually over weeks, not minutes. These could also be allergic type reaction. Should be checked at some time when he has them to get correct diagnosis. ...Read more
Little bumps I have little bumps on my legs where I shaved. They almost look like giant pimples. They're red, and painful. After a while, they pop, swelling goes down, and scab over. Then after that ones gone, I get another one. What are they?
Very: Very difficult to answer without a clinical examination so I would see a dermatologist. Perhaps they are seborrheic keratoses, warts, molluscum, folliculitis (bacterial spread from shaving), or other possibilities. See a picture of these conditions at the link below. I hope that helps. ...Read more
I get small pimples on my arms and legs after a week of waxing. What should I do to prevent them?
Have black pimple things on stomach nd legs sometimes get red nd puss stinks when popped. Recently lost over 200lbs. Most pimples are in strech marks?
Stretch marks: Sounds like you have an infection that should be seen by your doctor for treatment ...Read more
Do the foods I eat have relation to the pimple-like spots in parts of my body such as leg, thighs, arms and shoulders? Even in my stomach I have but only few? How can I get rid of it?
Usually not, but...: If an individual person sees that a particular food, drink, activity, medication, etc..., repeatedly precedes a flare-up of acne-like spots, then he can ask his doctor whether or not it would be fine to avoid that particular item. If the spots are pustules that are not typical teen acne or young adult acne, he may need evaluation and treatment for a skin infection. ...Read more
I have oily skin and prone to pimples all over my body. How do I get rid off acne scars from years ago on my back and legs?
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