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What Causes Large Pimples On Buttocks
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
Painful red bumps on buttocks and thigh, big like a pimple, were wet this morning. Main cluster of bumps then a few farther away. What could this be?
I'm pregnant in 27 weeks.I have so big deep pimple in buttocks,redness swelling on skin around.I pop it A lot of mucus gone should I worry what to do?
I have a large pimple with puss about 3 inches below my belly button. Previously I had one on my buttocks which my doctor drained and put antibiotic ?
Large knot under skin near buttock. It hurts to sit down, and i applied heating to it, thinking it was a bad pimple. What could this be?
Abcess: Pus filled bumps on the skin are the symptom of a skin infection. An abcess can form under the skin without a 'head'. When they red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occasionally drainage. See your doctor ASAP because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more
I have open sores on my buttock area. It started as what looked like one large pimple, but grew to about 20 in this area. Please help. What is it?
Folliculitis: It is likely a local spread of a staph or strep species that is causing you to have an outbreak. Can try chlorhexadine soap / scrub (may have to ask pharmacist where to find it), and if not successful, see your dr / urgent care for antibiotic rx and more specific instruction on how to get rid of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get a lot of large-sized pimples with white heads on my buttock region.They're painful and last for days.How can I treat and avoid it later?
Butt Acne: The common cause for acne on the butt is similar to one of the culprits that trigger the development of acne on the face: sweat. Sweat traps dirt and oil in the skin thus, clogging the skin pores. When skin pores become clogged, the bacteria that cause acne multiply and form pimples. Treatment is with oral antibiotics like solodyn (minocycline) or Doryx and a topical like epiduo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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