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How to remove pimple marks from body?

How to remove pimple marks from body?

Benzoyl peroxide : Otc benzoyl peroxide to start. If this doesn't work, then see your doctor or dermatologist for prescription medication. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000030/. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

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


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How to cure body pimples?

How to cure body pimples?

Benzoyl peroxide was: A benzoyl peroxide wash can be spread for short periods of time over large area to decrease bacteria from sweat or heat on body such as trunk or extremities.Creams are difficult to apply to large areas. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples on your body?

How to remove pimples on your body?

Multifactorial: At your age .....Pmples should be unusual. Need to be evaluated for possible cause. Pimples are hair follicle problem, sweat gland is involved in the process. Personal hyzine, exposure to chemical/dust, lac of vit a, vit c, hormonal imbalance, too harsh soap/detergent/lotion, certain food material has effect. See pmd. ...Read more

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Small pimples on back side of body?

Small pimples on back side of body?

Folliculitis: What you are describing sounds a lot like folliculitis (hair follicle infection - mild). Often, the best approach is to use an acne-type body wash with benzoyl peroxide (bpo). Bpo is over-the-counter and well tolerated. Use it in the shower daily and try to leave it on for a couple minutes. If this doesn't help after a week, then see your doctor for help and guidance. ...Read more

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What are the causes of big pimples on my body that hurt?

What are the causes of big pimples on my body that hurt?

Acne?: If this is nodulocystic acne on your trunk, you're going to need to get with a dermatologist for Isotretinoin treatment before you end up mutilated. If it is not, a dermatology consult is indicated in any case to rule out such entities as dermatitis herpetiformis or dozens of others. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why do I get white halos around any bump or pimple on my body?

Halo Phenonomen: Moles , in particular Nevi can develop a depigmentation (loss of pigment) around them referred to Halo Nevus phenonomen as a result of inflammation around those nevi which in effect is destroying the nevi and removing them through an auto-immune mechanism ...Read more

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My family and I have develop small very itchy pimple all over our body?

My family and I have develop small very itchy pimple all over our body?

Dermatitis: Sounds like a contact dermatitis- which is similar to a allergic reaction to a substance. These can be solved with removing the offending substance. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may also help. ...Read more

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Went hiking in the mountains on sunday and now there are multiple pimples on my body. What's the cause and what must i do?

Went hiking in the mountains on sunday and now there are multiple pimples on my body. What's the cause and what must i do?

Bug bites?: After hiking, skin bumps may be some sort of bug bite. It is best to take a long shower, then do a full body tick check, and change one's clothes after hiking near trees, bushes, or tall grasses. If they are bug bites, an oral antihistamine and using a skin product like itch-x and Hydrocortisone cream on the bites can help. If they don't look like typical bites, then a doctor should examine them. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more