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Dr. Brims
Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
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Hi....I recently noticed a cluster of bumps on my top right

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Hi....I recently noticed a cluster of bumps on my top right but cheek. They are small and red with no pus.


Dr Brims :

Hello, welcome to the site! My name isXXXXX and I will try to assist you with your medical question, and any medical information you seek

Dr Brims :

I'm sorry to hear about this

Dr Brims :

When did you notice?

Customer:

around last friday or saturday

Dr Brims :

Do they itch?

Dr Brims :

Are they painful?

Customer:

no pain. not itchy

Dr Brims :

How large is the area they affect?

Customer:

theres a cluster of them about the size of my thumb to the knuckle and then they go a little diagonal about 5 or so cm above that


 

Dr Brims :

Okay, is there any hair in that area?

Customer:

not that i notice, but i've never touched the area in terms of hair removal


 

Dr Brims :

Okay, I don't think you have anything to worry about, this is likely folliculitis, which is inflammation of the follicles, and it should subside with time

Dr Brims :

Usually, cortisone cream may help speed up the recovery

Customer:

Ok. Thank You!

Dr Brims :

You're quite welcome

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Customer:

Ok. Is Cerave a cortisone cream?


 

Dr Brims :

If you still have questions please feel free to ask

Dr Brims :

No, that is a moisturizer

Dr Brims :

Cortisone cream can be found over the counter at any pharmacy

Customer:

ok. Thank You!


 

Dr Brims :

You're welcome

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