Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Causes Zits On Face

Share
1

1
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

Dr. Ed Friedlander
2,173 doctors shared insights

Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


2

2
What causes pimples. On my tounge?

What causes pimples. On my tounge?

Tongue pimples: These bumps can become notably red or white and are quite tender for up to several days. While the cause is not known with certainty, most experts feel that local accidental trauma (rubbing, scraping or biting) is a major factor; however, contact reactions to things like certain foods have also been suggested. They are usually not contagious, but if have other symptoms like fever, see you dr. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
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

6

6
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

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
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

8

8
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

9

9
What can cause acne, pimple and red tiny bumps on my face?

What can cause acne, pimple and red tiny bumps on my face?

Lots of things: Although acne is known to be more common in teenage years, it does occur in older age groups as well. A wide vatiety of thing may contribute like cosmetics, physical, emotional or even environmental stress. ...Read more

10

10
What causes strange bumps on the face?

What causes strange bumps on the face?

Depends: Are these acute onset or have they grown over time? Are they symptomatic, painful, red, inflammed, growing (spreading) from one spot. The possibilities are quite large and should be evaluated by a dermatologist, probably fairly soon. ...Read more

11

11
What causes a rash on my face?

What causes a rash on my face?

Many things: A facial dermatitis can have many causes from a contact dermatitis to rosacea to seborrheic dermatitis. It would depend on the type of dermatitis, its distribution and your history. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

13

13
What causes pimple like marks on the buttocks?

What causes pimple like marks on the buttocks?

Acne: If you are unsure what it is see your doctor, otherwise if it is acne see a doctor for prescription creams to apply. Start using salicylic acid to was the acneic area on your buttocks when in the shower. Avoid baths and hot tubs, lakes and oceans (oxymetazoline) until clear. ...Read more

14

14
What causes pimples on your back and chest?

What causes pimples on your back and chest?

Acne: Your doctor may be able to help you with prescribing a antibiotic/acne medicated body wash as well as retin-a. This will help address the 3 ways that lead to acne - oil production, clogged pores, and bacteria. You may also try to wear lose fitting clothing particularly during activities with high perspiration. ...Read more

15

15
What causes pimples boils on the virginia?

What causes pimples boils on the virginia?

Folliculitis: Pimples in the genital region are typically folliculitis, or inflammation of the hair follicle. If left untreated, they can progress to abscess. See your doctor to receive a topical antibiotic or steroid to decrease the inflammation in that area. ...Read more

16

16
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

17

17
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

18

18
What causes a itchy rash on face mostly nose and forehead?

What causes a itchy rash on face mostly nose and forehead?

Probably allergy: It could be something else. You need to be examined by a dermatologist who can then recommend treatment. ...Read more

19

19
What causes cholesterol bumps on my skin?

What causes cholesterol bumps on my skin?

?: How do you know they are "cholesterol bumps?" (f they really are, they are associated with very high levels of cholesterol, but they probably aren't...). ...Read more

20

20
What causes acne on and around your lip area?

What causes acne on and around your lip area?

Perioral dermatitis: You could be dealing with peri oral dermatitis. No one is sure what causes this but you get a rash around the mouth that sometimes has pimples. Over use of topical steroid creams is sometimes implicated. The usual treatment is an antibiotic, doxycycline. You'll have to see your primary doc or derm to get a definitive diagnosis and get treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
2,491 doctors shared insights

Pimples (Definition)

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