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Will Acne Spread From One Area Of My Body To Another
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Acne: Acne has a number of causes: diet, stress, hormonal and genetics. Typical treatment includes oral antibiotics like solodyn or Doryx and prescription topicals like epiduo, ziana, acanya or retin a. If this therapy is not effective, the next step is accutane. See your local dermatologists for acne treatment. ...Read more
Please help I've suffered with very bad acne since i was 14 yaas old and I am now in my late 40s it has spread to every part of my body my face is badl?
I have this bump on my side. It's not acne. It's a black, almost ball. I had one on my lower side and now I have 3 more. They just seem to spread. ?
Interesting: Black lesions not accompanied by trauma warrant a visit to a dermatologist as soon as you can especially since they are spreading. ...Read more
Are there any prescribed acne body soaps or washes available if so what are they called.. like is there one called acnex soap.. I need specific names
There are: OTC there are several skin cleansers containing salycilic acid and a few with benzoyl peroxide. Get the generics because they are the same for less money. If you have significant acne they will be of little use and you should see a dermatologist. Most adult women with acne respond best to oral spironolactone and to little else. It is safe and cheap. ...Read more
I have some acne spread around my body on my back, chest and face I have it mild. I need help to get rid of it. What to do?
Need to get seen: Acne on the trunk won't respond well to topical treatments alone. Your physician may try topical benzoyl peroxide plus oral tetracycline, or (if you're a she) the oral contraceptive pill may clear you, or any of a number of other regimens may work. Acne's always manageable, and eventually self-cures. ...Read more
Im 22 and started breaking out on one cheek and now it has spread to my other. Lrg, clump together, some cyst. Never had acne before. What can I do?
Rapid onset blisters weeping yellowish fluid, feel irritated, not acne. What is it/How treated? Will it spread if I wash face or to body if contacted
My face, chest, and back started breaking out a few months ago one doctor said it was acne but I think it is molluscum because it has now spread ed to my boyfriend.
Could be: Molluscum is a viral based self limiting soft wart. It can be spread by contact. In younger children we often just observe it as it will usually resolve on it's own. Get a second opinion and see if there is a treatment option that meets your needs. http://www.emedicinehealth.com/molluscum_contagiosum/page6_em.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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