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I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.

I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.

May be: Fordyce spots, which visible sebaceous (oil) glands that are present in most individuals particularly on the genitals. It's hard to say though without visualizing the lesions. Your best bet is to at least see your primary care doctor if not a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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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What are those small white pimple like bumps that appear on face?

What are those small white pimple like bumps that appear on face?

Milia: The small white bumps that stick around for awhile are called milia and represent small cysts -- they can be extracted by a facialist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a white pimple like bump deep under the skin on my face, poked with needle and pus came out but its back?

I have a white pimple like bump deep under the skin on my face, poked with needle and pus came out but its back?

White bumps in skin: If the material was truly pus and flowed out like a liquid, this would more likely be an abscess and be associated with inflammation. If it was cheesy, it is most likely a milia. Regardless, if you want these addressed, you must find a local physician to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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Pimple-like bumps in the head after a haircut, how are they caused?

Pimple-like bumps in the head after a haircut, how are they caused?

Folliculitis: Red bumps on the scalp can occur when the hair shaft is pulled from its follicle, creating irritation and inflammation. Occassionally, fungus or bacteria enter the follicle, creating an infection which requires treatment. ...Read more

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I have pimple like bumps on the back of my head what can be done to heal this?

I have pimple like bumps on the back of my head what can be done to heal this?

Acne keloidalis?: A dermatologist will identify and treat this. Probably a type of folliculitis. Avoid shaving or close cropping of hair this area. Might benefit from antibiotic, usually mino (doxy)cycline in low dose for several months. Shower and shampoo daily. ...Read more

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I've a prblm with my chin &bottom side of face as there appeared tiny pimple like bumps 3 weeks back. It isn't pimple. Now I feel like its spreading?

I've a prblm with my chin &bottom side of face as there appeared tiny pimple like bumps 3 weeks back. It isn't pimple. Now I feel like its spreading?

Folliculitis?: Face rashes can be checked by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. If there is an infection in the pores or hair follicles, antibiotics may be needed. If it is some form of acne, acne treatments may be used (sometimes acne treatment includes some antibiotics). ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump on my head and it burns?

I have a pimple like bump on my head and it burns?

Any pus?: It could be a pimple. Jew the area clean and dry and monitor for improvement ...Read more

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My face has been breaking out with small pimple like bumps. They itch sometimes. What is this?

My face has been breaking out with small pimple like bumps. They itch sometimes. What is this?

Depends: When did they first occur? Do they come and go, or come and stay. What is your age? Do you take medication? Have you changed facial cleansers or makeup? Skin rashes are difficult to discuss without being seen. Please see your doctor or dermatologist for proper exam and treatment. ...Read more

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I have been noticing 2-3 pimple like bumps on the side of mine and my husbands face after visiting relatives with bb. Is there a chance they're bites?

I have been noticing 2-3 pimple like bumps on the side of mine and my husbands face after visiting relatives with bb. Is there a chance they're bites?

Of course: Of course its possible, but although it creeps you out, there is no need to worry about the bites. An over the counter antihistamine will cure you! And don't visit those relatives, ha ha! ...Read more

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I've noticed a pimple sized bump on the top of my head. It's painless and hasn't grown in size. I believe it's been there for years. Should I worry?

I've noticed a pimple sized bump on the top of my head. It's painless and hasn't grown in size. I believe it's been there for years. Should I worry?

Probably no worries: Since the pimple sized area has been present and unchanging for years, and isn't bothering you it is very unlikely to be bad. It is probably a mole or a small cyst. If it changes size I'd have it checked. ...Read more

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I've been finding random, painless, pimple looking bumps on my skin that do not disappear. They are round and shiny, with no crater look, clear on face?

Difficult to know: Diagnosing rashes without seeing them & then recommending treatment is really impossible over the internet. Best bet is to have a physician look at them.

Google " molluscum contagiosum". See if they look like that. ...Read more

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I have small pimple like bumps on my four-head and some around my nose?

I have small pimple like bumps on my four-head and some around my nose?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my face, its red and it hurts to the touch, it also is shedding once in a while but looks like a pimple.?

I have a bump on my face, its red and it hurts to the touch, it also is shedding once in a while but looks like a pimple.?

Probably Acne "Cyst": Arleen, This is probably an acne cyst, which is a ruptured, painful bump where an oil gland ruptured below the skin. The body walls this off and makes a filled cavity called a cyst. Often this is serious and can scar, so you should see a dermatologist for help. Possibly, an injection of the cyst with a dilute cortisone would help. ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump with a white head. It seemed to look different with in minutes after taking a shower. Could this be herpes or just a pimple?

I have a pimple like bump with a white head. It seemed to look different with in minutes after taking a shower. Could this be herpes or just a pimple?

Pimple: Where is the bump? Is it full of fluid or is it firm? Does it recur in the same place? Herpes occurs in clusters at point of contact (oral or genital) or along nerves (dermatomal). When you take a shower, you are changing your body temperature temporarily which alters the blood supply & color of the skin. Your bump is most likely an acne comedone (whitehead). Your pcp can help diagnose it better. ...Read more

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My baby has a few groups of red pimple like bumps on face? What could it be?

My baby has a few groups of red pimple like bumps on face? What could it be?

Baby acne, contact: Without knowing more about the age of your baby and exactly how the rash looks, is difficult to say for sure. If baby under 3 months old, is likely it is "baby acne", a normal newborn condition where the changes in hormone levels in the newborn cause the glands to secrete and cause pimples. If more a rough/red sensitive rash, could be soaps or irritants baby's cheeks are coming into contact with. ...Read more

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Not pimples but tiny bumps on face, what are these?

Not pimples but tiny bumps on face, what are these?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I tried to pop what I thought was a small pimple on my face & now there's a bloody bump. Fixes?

I tried to pop what I thought was a small pimple on my face & now there's a bloody bump. Fixes?

Leave it be: There are methods to remove pimples or blackheads. One thing important is to not break them down into the skin. Triple antibiotic and leave it alone. This may take a little while. Trying to force it open will likely scar you. ...Read more

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Pimple like bumps on face that won't go away are they related to allergies?

Pimple like bumps on face that won't go away are they related to allergies?

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

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My baby is nine months old she has bumps on her face it looks like pimples what is it?

My baby is nine months old she has bumps on her face it looks like pimples what is it?

Face rash: Seems like u need to take her to her pediatrician. Rash is difficult to daignose without checking it. ...Read more

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I noticed a couple small white almost pimple like bumps under the bottom of the head of my penis. What could this be?

I noticed a couple small white almost pimple like bumps under the bottom of the head of my penis. What could this be?

I don't: Know since I can't see them on the internet. If you're concerned, let your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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I have very small pimple like bumps under my penis head since I was young, these are white I n color, what can they be?

I have very small pimple like bumps under my penis head since I was young, these are white I n color, what can they be?

PPP: Pearly penile papules, sometimes called tyson's glands. Can come and go, be more prominent at times than others. They are benign, normal and no need for concern. You always take and send a picture for our review & confirmation. It would not be sexting, would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. ...Read more

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Hello I have this bump on my right boob and it looks like a pimple but it has no white head, been on my boob for 2 years and more. .

Hello I have this bump on my right boob and it looks like a pimple but it has no white head, been on my boob for 2 years and more. .

Wart, mole or other: You don't mention if it is tender or warm to touch. It may not be anything bad, but at 17 years old you should have a checkup every year. Get your checkup and have the doctor look at your bump. ...Read more

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Pimple like bump on far side of left side of neck is it normal for there to be just one isolated pimple on neck (with no head) or could it be more?

Pimple like bump on far side of left side of neck is it normal for there to be just one isolated pimple on neck (with no head) or could it be more?

It might not be: A pimple. There are other things that one could have like a cyst, a swollen lymph node, persistent thyroglossal duct, etc. A physician may be able to identify the lesion. ...Read more