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Why Do Some Pimples Hurt
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
Simple pimples...: Simple pimples don't hurt. So if you have something on your butt that seems like a pimple but is really hurting, it's likely it is an abscess. It may need to be drained and you may need antibiotics. Take the El over to the medical district and see a doctor there or one in your own neighborhood, but be seen. while waiting, hot compresses to area and wash area with antibacterial soap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Cyst: It sounds like you have a cyst. A cyst is a pimple that grows in the deeper skin. It fills up kind of like a water balloon. These don't turn bad but may get infected. If it hurts, you should see a dermatologist to have it treated. ...Read more
Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
Can a blocked tear duct also hurt,Ive looked and I'm not seeing anything that looks like a pimple?
Why do I have a pimple on my gum? I have a white small bump that looks like a small pimple on my gum and it hurts
Mouth sore: Sometimes when we get a small cut in our mouth, it can get hurt as it is healing. When our gums heal, the are is often white. A white bump on the gum should heal quickly, if it continues to be painful or grow in size, then consider having a physician or dentist take a look at it. ...Read more
I have a pimple-like bump on my chest that won't pop. Just noticed it today. Doesn't hurt. Smaller specs around it.
Leave it alone: you need to leave it alone why everybody like to pop every bump they see it might go away faster if you leave it alone ...Read more
Have a pimple like around vagina but it doesn't hurt. There's 1 dat hurtsnbut ease after 3days w/0 medication. Thanks?
Vaginal bump: A pimple appearing area in the vaginal or vulvar region could be a variety of things. Most likely culprit is folliculitis if it is in a hair-bearing area. These often resolve on their own, but occasionally may require antibiotics if it becomes painful, red, and/inflamed appearing. ...Read more
I have a pimple looking thing on my anal. It doesn't hurt nor bleed. Can it be a cyst or bad? It looks apart of my anal
A small, single pimple like bump near the base of my penile shaft. There is only one. It does not hurt or itch. Opinion?
Sebaceous cyst: Most likely. Would do nothing as it is symptom free. Could be shown to your doctor at next routine visit. ...Read more
My son has a bite that looks like a pimple hard and he says it hurts. Should I take him to the doctor or will it go away?
Why do I always have these pimple type spots on my scalp why do these last so long and hurt always fill will gunk daily ?
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