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White Pimple Like Bump On Face
Scalp folliculitis: Scalp folliculitis is an inflammatory disorder of the hair follicles in the scalp. Causes include bacteria, yeast or demodex. It is characterised by small, very itchy pustules within the scalp, often most troublesome on the frontal hairline. There may be only a small number of lesions or they may be very numerous. Treatment is with oral or topical antibiotics, topical cortisone, based on cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exam: must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated by your physician. ...Read more
Pimple or cold sore?: Pimples are common on the lip margin (the vermillion border) and around the mouth. So are cold sores. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell just by looking at one point in time. If there is pain, that might suggest cold sore, and if it does go on to blister, then cold sore it is. However, if it does not go away within a week or two, i would recommend evaluation by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Ingrown Hair: Sounds to me like you, in all likelihood, have developed an ingrown hair. Ingrown hairs are caused by a growing hair that gets trapped under the skin and can cause irritation and/or infection in the area. If you have many of these pimples, its a condition called 'folliculitis'. More severe cases may require treatment with antibiotics. ...Read more
Breast bump, pimple?: It is difficult to say , without having a look at it. Start by seeing your pmd. Make an appointment and have it looked at. ...Read more
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
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It may be: Pimples, do you shave? It could be folliculitis, that's all that's coming to mind. Tender? Did it just pop up? Are they firm and hard? Are they raised? My guess if folliculitis from shaving. Keep the area clean with soap and water 2x per day and get seen if not clearing, i could be wrong. ...Read more
I have this deep pimple like thing on my butt cheek. On pantypanty line and very painful. Pic on profile.Had white top, popped, bloody white pus.
Boil (abscess): You're probably describing a boil or minor skin abscess (pocket of pus). As long as it's drained, you should be fine. But watch out for any surrounding redness or worsening pain. Obviously fevers, sweats & chills are a bad sign. If possible, take a ball point pen to the area & make a tight circle around it. Then date & time it for comparison later. If redness extends beyond, then you need 2 go 2er. ...Read more
Almost anything: It could be an allergic reaction to something that touched your skin, or an irritant (non-allergic) reaction, or a fungal infection (ringworm), or any number of other things. A dermatologist needs to see it in person to narrow down the possibilities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A acne looking rash suddenly appeared on my sides and back.Its red with whitehead like pimples that looks like its spreading. What could this be?
See a derm if stays: This is interesting because its only on your sides and back an allergy would be all over the body itch and develop hives. Acne can be regional but also contact dermatitis. Are you lying in plactic or vinyl chairs this summer? Sometines sweating into these chairs causes a dermaitiis. Anything on the bed sheet, plastic wrap? New detergent? Best to see an md. ...Read more
Little pimple like thing on front middle of penis. Accedently popped it and white came out like pimple. Now faded with lil black dot. Ingrown hair?
Penis pimple: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more
Itchy pimple like bumps on chin and face. won't go away. Bumps grow when touched. Red and white blotches on palms. What std could cause this?
If you're worried: about an STD, the blotches on your palm may be a sign of syphilis. Regardless ,you should get tested for all STD's including HIV if you've had unprotected sex. The facial symptoms are likely not STD related except for being an acne outbreak from stressing about the STD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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