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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exam: must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated by your physician. ...Read more
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
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
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
I have 2pimple looking things onmy penis shaft.Remind meof a tiny non-red pimple.I sumtimes can get little pimple substance out? IHaveHadUnprotextSex!
2yr old with insect/spider bite on cheek. Noticed bite yesterday, red spot like a pimple. tonight we noticed faint red lines 'spidering' away from it?
Pimple on lip line, thought herpes, but no pain, tingling etc. Popped it, little puss, today had scab bit, underneath just bright red skin, justa zit?
Still Herpes.: See your pmd for proper evaluation and treatment. Partner can help. ...Read more
I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get tiny milia on cheeks if I don't exfoliate. One beside outer corner of eye pin head size. Gentle press & cheesy stuff easily came out. Milia?
Very Likely: That sure sounds like a milia. Keep up your exfoliation. Sounds like its working. ...Read more
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
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
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