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What Causes Smelly Pus In Pimples
Can I use BP after popping the pus out of a pimple? Cause it says don't use on broken skin and its bleeding. What else can I use if not?
You can: You can use it but it may sensitize you to it. Which means you could develop an allergy to it. Never the less it will sting more with the skin being open. ...Read more
I have a pimple- like thing with no pus located on on my left wrist. It causes no irritation and feels a slight pain when i pinch it. What is it?
Many possibilities.: You don't say how long it's been there, but this time of year it could be as simple as a bug bite. If it hasn't been there long, give it a few days to go away. If it has been present longer than a week, let your doctor or a dermatologist have a look at it. ...Read more
I had a pimple on my chin.and it causes swelling on my chin and pain..i pinch it.and pus comes out..but swelling didn't go.please tell me what should?
Try tea tree oil:
Tea tree oil is a marvelous over-the-counter product that helps pimples go down in size, if applied early before they become too irritated. Once you see a pimple start, use a cotton tipped swab to apply the tea tree oil to the pimple. Do this twice a day, until the pimple is gone. Do not use it inside your mouth.
I have a pimple on my upper thigh near the groin, its not painful if untouched.Today it has some white pus, what could it be and what causes it.
What causes a painful scalp at the point of growth of unusual coarse, thick, black hairs? Been a few years, no pimple/pus sacs. Future=folliculitis?:(
Still be: This is probably mild perifolliculitis but see dermatologist to really find out. ...Read more
I know i need to see Dermatologist. Just possible causes of painful pimple like in scalp face chest with pus comes out.for a while.
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
Pilonidal sinus cyst removed a year ago. The scar gets 'pimple like' heads with a lot of pus and weeps. Causes a rash & discomfort.
Recurrence: Sounds like a recurrence. This happens. See your surgeon. ...Read more
There's a small pimple under right armpit yesterday. it is painful when i press it gently. now, i noticed another one under my collar bone. I dont see any pus on the head. What cause this?
Folliculitis/trauma: could be that , or simple staph infection , why? due to trauma , rubbing, poor hygiene? [not washing well with soap/water/washcloth to scrub off dead skin cells and oils which clog the pores , flair up pimples. if enlarge and pustule , likely mrsa , will need antibiotic like bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or doxycycline. folliculitis , hair shaft infection. can come spontaneously. if worse see a doctor for cultures ...Read more
What causes pimples to do this? I have one that is very bloody and pus filled. It popped twice. It's on the bridge of my nose it's big and swollen.
What can cause pus filles pimples on the scalp and how to treat them? For some time now I have pus filled pimples on my scalp. Before they appeared i had dandruff. Using unti-dandruff shampoos the dandruff desappeared but the pimples started. When the pim
If dandruff shampoo fails,
try a script for Olux e. ...Read more
Can back acne (2-3 pimples that had some pus but healed in 2 days) be a symptom of ars (hiv) ? Can hives be caused by ars (hiv)?
My lip has swollen a lot and is very sore. There is a little pus filled head. A Pimple on my lip has never caused so much pain and swelling before. ?
Always getting pus liquid pimples they hurt and they are on my face and scalp they cause my hair to fall out what can I do they are sore and real fill?
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can examine the skin and hear the whole story, to see if such pimples are treatable by the usual acne medications, versus some other type of skin infection or skin disorder. The infection or the inflammation at the site of the pimples is probably causing the hair to fall out, so a dermatologist (skin specialist) may be helpful... as we hope there can be hair regrowth. ...Read more
What causes vaginal boils?I knowits not an std because have been having them since I started my period.They look like pimples but are sore pus filled
Some people are: more susceptible to them and they are caused by either bacteria from the top of the skin getting under the skin and then causing the boils or spreading internally. They can start by irritation to the area, such as shaving. They are treated with warm compresses, but sometimes need an oral antibiotic or surgical drainage. Please see and discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
I had a big pus filled pimple on corner of my testis its not paining when it squeezes it s lightly paining ?
Probably a cyst...: Your described "pimple" hints the presence of overactive hyperplasia of sebaceous gland or sebaceous cyst. If so, leave it alone and don't squeeze it. Such cyst may grow in size over time and even occasionally get infected but not common. Besides, the number of such cyst may increase over time, but unpredictable. So, live on and enjoy life. ...Read more
Depends: If this thing is large, enlarging rapidly or causing serious signs or symptoms ( nausea, vomiting, pain up the leg, pain way out of proportion to the lesion, high fever, etc.) you should see someone. Otherwise a warm compress a few times a day, a bandage and good hygiene should resolve this. ...Read more
Is it normal to have pimple like around the bikini line and i squirt and blood or brown pus comes out ?
Not normal: Sounds like you have either ingrown hair with reaction, or boils. Have this seen by a doctor and perhaps cultured and treated if necessary. Hope it clears up soon. ...Read more
Hi i was wondering what does it mean when you get random pimples with pus in them around your body and they hurt?
Currently have a bump in my lower back. Pimple/Cyst-Like, occasional pus. No growth, but has existed for half a year. ?
Get examined: this needs to be examined and possibly drained. ...Read more
I was having a pimple on face with white head when i burst it its whit portion got into my skin would it become in pus ?
What do you recommend if I have a pimple that's right above t eyebrow and is huge but it has no pus. Can anyone help me?
Procedure: You will most likely need to have it evaluated. It may not be a "pimple" if it is that large. ...Read more
Why when I squeeze hard pus Pimple type spots does once all the pus and blood is out does it leave a deep hole in my skin?
I have pimple like dot on my neck. It doesn't hurt when i press it but the pus has a very foul smell. It is greenish in colour.
Two days ago I started feeling like itch on my inner tigh so I scratch and the next day I seen a group of white pimples with pus ..what is it?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. If you are sexually active, it may be herpes. It would be prudent to see your doctor and if you are sexually active, get tested for herpes and other STDs.
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I have got many marks on my ckeeks because of pimples and pus. Whenever one pus goes another comes. Most of the time its pus only. What should I do?
Benzoyl peroxide gel: The easiest treatment is to start with over the counter benzoyl peroxide gel. Spot this on to the individual pimples each night. However, it sounds like your acne is very active. You should see your dermatologist as you need stronger medicines. I also like to add the acleara acne laser to treat acne like yours. ...Read more
I have a cystic pimple that is painful. My skin has peeled and is very red and inflamed around it. There is still clear pus in it. How do I treat it?
Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangeaorganics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more