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Pimple like bumps on scalp?

Pimple like bumps on scalp?

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 more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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New spider hite look like small pimple, normal?

New spider hite look like small pimple, normal?

Be careful...: A brown recluse spider bite can turn into a necrotic wound. Google that spider and see if it is similar to the one that bit you. If it just happened you can seek treatment that can stop the progression. If it increases in size or gets worse seek treatment. ...Read more

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Red pimple like acne one penis head?

Red pimple like acne one penis head?

Infected gland: Probably one of the little glands has gotten infected and produced a little abscess. Put some warm compresses on it. If you get a fever, or the pain gets severe, or is starts spreading, a physician office visit is in order. ...Read more

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Can i pop spider bite white lump?

Can i pop spider bite white lump?

Thanks for asking!: It is probably better if you go to a physian and have them do it for you if indicated because they can get a culture of it so that you ultimately know the causative organism, and obtain culture and sensitivities which will tell us what antibiotics it would be susceptible to for treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Red pimple like bump under my lip?

Red pimple like bump under my lip?

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

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I have 2pimple looking things onmy penis shaft.Remind meof a tiny non-red pimple.I sumtimes can get little pimple substance out? IHaveHadUnprotextSex!

I have 2pimple looking things onmy penis shaft.Remind meof a tiny non-red pimple.I sumtimes can get little pimple substance out? IHaveHadUnprotextSex!

Don't guess: If you have engaged in risky behavior and are concerned about an STD - the simplest thing to do is to get medically checked. Some STD's can be silent and present with no symptoms/signs. ...Read more

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Facial blackhead caused hole on my cheek?

Facial blackhead caused hole on my cheek?

Acne: There is nothing you can do than letting it heal. Don't try to tamper with it in any way as you may harm yourself by introducing unwanted infection. ...Read more

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I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?

I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?

Details matter: How long since you "popped" this? If it is acne it just needs time to heal. Rinsing with tap water will be good for it. If you have significant acne a dermatologist will help you. ...Read more

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Popped zit week ago w/ metal extractor. Now zit gone and hardening north from cheek to eye socket. Little pea size bump & under eye swollen. What is?

Popped zit week ago w/ metal extractor. Now zit gone and hardening north from cheek  to eye socket. Little pea size bump & under eye swollen. What is?

Sounds too active: You may have not sterilize the extractor resulting in an infection. The face is too close to the lymph drainage to the brain. Use warm applications till you can see a doc. ...Read more

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Have rash looks like tiny pimples?

Have rash looks like tiny pimples?

Not sure: Given your description it is not possible to say. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Zit on chin near lip, swollen near zit, also looks like fat lip. once able to pop zit, now painful to movement/touch, suggestions?

Zit on chin near lip, swollen near zit, also looks like fat lip. once able to pop zit, now painful to movement/touch, suggestions?

Pimple: Any acne in the triangle from lips to top of nose should not be popped due to chance of spreading infection to the cavernous sinus. At this point, try warm compresses and topical acne medication, maybe topical antibiotic cream. If that does not help, see a doctor, since you may need prescription antibiotics. ...Read more

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Itchy blister like pimples. 1itchy2whitehead looking like pimple appears 3pot it still itchy. On my lower arm and chest by my semi new tattoos?

Itchy blister like pimples. 1itchy2whitehead looking like pimple appears 3pot it still itchy. On my lower arm and chest by my semi new tattoos?

Likely inflammation: ...or folliculitis, a localized infection to the hair follicles caused by irritation from the new tattoo and bandages that were used to cover it. Use soapy water to clean the area three times a day, air dry well, and apply an antibacterial ointment. Call your doctor if the pimple lesions get bigger, are warm to touch or you develop a fever. ...Read more

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Pimple on cheek-was tiny pink bump, flattened, then tiny whitehead and now it's an inflamed whitehead. What should I do?

Pimple on cheek-was tiny pink bump, flattened, then tiny whitehead and now it's an inflamed whitehead. What should I do?

See below: Please consult this site for suitable home treatment. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What creams canget rid of razor bumps?

What creams canget rid of razor bumps?

Steroid cream can: help. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more