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Why Do I Have Pimples On My Head
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
I noticed that I have some pimples on my head. Same pimples that I have on my face sometimes. Is that normal?
Scalp Folliculitis: What is the cause of scalp folliculitis? The cause of scalp folliculitis is not well understood. It is generally considered to be an inflammatory reaction to components of the hair follicle, particularly the micro-organisms. These include: bacteria (especially propionibacterium acnes, but in severe cases, also staphylococcus aureus), yeasts (malassezia species), mites (demodex folliculorum). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have white substances ( like powder ) on my head and numerous pimples on my head. Please help me to get rid of these.
How do i get rid of these pimples on my head there small bumbs and i wash my face everyday! please help ?
I have pimples on my head (scalp) and it is painful. Some of it had pus. What should I do and what is it called? Is there any solution to this?
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
I have pimples on my head, red bumps and they sometimes hurt, i feel like my head hurts because of it, what can I do?
Needmore information: It sounds uncomfortable... We need to know more about the nature and history of the "bumps"..Such as....When did they begin?...Where are they, what do they look like...How long do they last....Have you had them before...Anyone around you have them....Predisposing health factors...Etc...Best to see your family doc or a dermatologist soon...For a good history and physical exam. ...Read more
Last few years I have watery liquid/pus comming out from pimples on my head and some time hair comes out if it is close to pimples.
I got 3-4 boils (kind of pimples) on my head at the temple area.What is the possible reason for this and how to get rid?
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more
Doctor, I am suffering from yellow pimples on my head (scalp) from last 6 months. please help me out?
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