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What cause blemish spot on a face.

What cause blemish spot on a face.

Blemish: A blemish typically results from an inflammatory lesion such as an acne breakout and once it heals, it leaves a discolored or dark spot known as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. If, however this is a new pigmented isolated lesion without previous inflammation, then it should be evaluated by a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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What causes rid of acne marks on your face?

What causes rid of acne marks on your face?

Old scars: A dermatologist can make them less visible using dermabrasion, fillers, microsurgery or laser rx. It's your choice; especially if you're a man, several hollywood leads have kept their for the "tough guy" look. ...Read more

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What causes acne and scars on chin?

What causes acne and scars on chin?

Many causes: Affecting the sebaceous glands that may be associated with the sebaceous glands of the chin skin and associated hair follicles. Acne disease has many causes ranging from diet sensitive, to stress related, and hormone responsive. It amy take to determine the best medication and skin care regimen for your particular problem so be patient. ...Read more

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What causes a severe acne breakout on the chest?

What causes a severe acne breakout on the chest?

You may never know: Acne often flares without explanation. Acne on the trunk usually requires at least one systemic medication. If you're a female, the oral contraceptive pill may clear you if it's right for you. Or a combination of topical benzoyl peroxide and a systemic antibiotic for a while may be all you need to get clear. Acne's not curable but eventually remits. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What condition would make severe acne on neck and back..Not on face tho?

What condition would make severe acne on neck and back..Not on face tho?

Adult Acne long hair: Having long hair constantly touches your back and neck, as hair contain oil it can clog your pores. And using hair sprays, shampoos and other hair products can also effect the skin of neck and back. You need to stay away from gel, mousse and certain conditioners, or avoid these touching your neck and back there may be other factors too, you should consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can cause pimples on my chest?

What can cause pimples on my chest?

Acne: Usually this is acne; less often, a heat rash or other illness. Don't try to figure out what is causing acne -- it's unrelated to lifestyle, diet, sex, or hygiene. Simply treat it. When it' s on the trunk, usually a systemic antibiotic will be required at least briefly in addition to topical Rx. ...Read more

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My face is oily.I've many blackheads, black spots and pots on face coz of severe acne problem.Now acne don't appear much.Please suggest to overcome it.

My face is oily.I've many blackheads, black spots and pots on face coz of severe acne problem.Now acne don't appear much.Please suggest to overcome it.

Scientific Rx: You are already on topical benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin. If there are many blackheads, adding / substitution a retinoic acid derivative may help. If the new lesions are few, you probably don't want systemic treatment. It's your decision whether to have the scars treated by a dermatologist; several hollywood "tough guys" kept theirs for the "tough guy" look. Glad things are improving. ...Read more

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Can lemon cause pimples on your face?

Can lemon cause pimples on your face?

Not likely: the lemon if used as astringent would raise ph of skin making pimples less likely ...Read more

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Could boils on face cause my depression?

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Could boils on face cause my depression?

Depression: If it affects your self-image ; treatment has been inefficient in relieving the symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes pimples to breakout on my back?

What causes pimples to breakout on my back?

Acne : Commonly called "backne" oftentimes acne effects the face but also the chest and back the treatment is topical benzoyl peroxide , retinoids and antibiotics amongst others. ...Read more

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What causes acne on my right cheek?

What causes acne on my right cheek?

Well young lady: Different things resulting in plugging the pores of your face oily skin, perhaps resting your right hand on your right cheek the oils from your hand get into the pores, makeup, purberty just to name a few. Good luck :). ...Read more

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What is causing my acne breakout?

See your doctor: You should probably have your doctor take a look just to be safe. ...Read more

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What cause pimplesto form on my forehead?

What cause pimplesto form  on my forehead?

Possibly blocked gla: This may be due to blocked sweat glands on your forehead but i would have a dermatologist check you. ...Read more

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What causes rid if acne on your chest?

What causes rid if acne on your chest?

Systemic Rx: I trust this is real acne; especially in an older person, a drug eruption & other skin problems must be considered. Real acne on the trunk usually requires a systemic antibiotic. Your physician can confirm the diagnosis & help. ...Read more

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Spots and rash on my face on jaw area, what is this?

Spots and rash on my face on jaw area, what is this?

See doctor: to get a correct diagnosis as there are many possible causes. ...Read more

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How to treat bad acne on one side of my face?

Serious Rx: Whatever the distribution, your best friend is topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength rx. Best wishes. ...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


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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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