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What Cause Zits
I don't know how to explain it but my husband has a zit or something like that by his rectum the size of a gum ball. Is that normal or what causes those zits to come out? It's like if he had a small size ball under his skin by his rectum . . .
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
Exactly where?: It's common to have a few infected hairs around the vulva even if your personal hygiene is the best. These require no treatment. If this does not appear to be the problem, the more worrisome entities of hidradenitis and vulvar vestibular adenitis would need to be diagnosed on physical exam. Good luck and congratulations on taking a proactive approach to your health. ...Read more
Hi what causes massive pimples or zits on the bumcheek? I just had a massive outbreak it's very lumpy also can pubic hair annoy the vagina lips?
Foods causing acne: The conventional answer is that diet does not contribute to acne. I was taught this but in real life practice I have way too many patients who say that certain foods cause them to breakout. I think there are certain foods that set certain people off, but it is very individual. You have to study yourself and see if you have any patterns, and avoid the foods that set you off. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Does chocolate and junk food cause acne and zits or this a myth? Some say it does some it does not? If so should I stop eating chocolate
Manage your acne: Forget about trying to connect diet and acne. Your photo suggests you're a fitness buff; eat sensibly to promote this side of your health. I see that you are on retin-A and that you have not gotten full clearing. Don't hesitate to get with your physician who can add something prescription-strength -- perhaps a month on a tetracycline, or if neede something even stronger. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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