Reason for pimples on forehead?

Pimples on forehead. Forehead is a common area for acne breakouts. Also, if one uses an oily leave-in conditioner, the oils track down from the scalp and block up pores, which can lead to acne. Folliculitis, inflammation of hair follicles due to a yeast called pityrosporum is also a possibility. Please see your dermatologist for a more definitive diagnosis.

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I have recently started getting pimples next to my eyebrows, on the sides of my forehead. What could be the reason?

Acne. Pimples or acne on face are caused by disturbance in the sebaceous glands of the skin. Acne can occur any where on the face back or neck. Too much carnohydrate intake in food. Oily foods. Nuts. Chocolate are the common culprits in young people. Sometimes treatment can be simple by keeping the areas dry with local applications of hydrogen petoxide contains creams. Sometimes use of retin a (tretinoin) helps. Read more...

My boy baby he has small pimples on face forehead and neck is it due to hot weather or any other reason he is premature 33 weeks delivery baby and now its one month age.?

Likely 'baby acne' If the rash is restricted to the face/neck its likely a variant of acne and will not harm the child. In rare cases it can be severe enough to merit medical treatment, but if its an eruption of small whitehead or small red bumps than i'd simply let it run its course. Read more...
Patience. Baby acne is a common and temporary problem.It usually appears by age 2 weeks and disappears by 3 months. Keeping the skin clean is the major plan. If it persists after 3 months and or intensifies, some normal ace treatments can be beneficial, but the doc should look into unusual hormonal issues as a cause at that point. Read more...

What is the reason for pimples in back of head is it qurable?

Acne and skin care. Pimples and blackheads most commonly occur when our hormones are changing rapidly, such as with puberty or menopause, or from birth control pills. These hormones cause our skin to produce more sebum, which can easily clog pores and create acne symptoms. Prevention is the best course, by using gentle facial cleansers once or twice a day. Benzoyl peroxide can help as well. Read more...

I have these pimple like bumps in the back of my head. I've peeled them off & they come back. They bleed for no reason and they hurt when?

Skin infection. This sounds like a skin infection which is common in that area of the head. Don't scratch or peel the skin eruptions. Clean it with soap and water, apply Some antiseptic cream on it (no hydrocortisone !) and see your PCP soon. This infection can be very resistant and can rapidly spread. . Read more...

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...