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Have a pimple like scabed over bump on my chest that won't

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Have a pimple like scabed over bump on my chest that won't heal. Has gone down to almost nothing and then come back. Also a itchy rash around it. The same kind of Pimpley bump now on my neck and face. Also feel like I have super chapped lips in the corners of my mouth :(
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DermDoc replied 10 months ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.
Well as you describe,possible causes may include folliculitis.

You should apply OTC 1% hydrocortisone cream mixed with bacitracin ointment.

And use abzorb powder if you have excessive sweating.

Fungal infection,eczema are other possible causes.

You can take anti histaminic medication like cetirizine for symptomatic treatment of itching.

Angular cheilitis is a common inflammatory condition affecting the corners of the mouth or oral commissures.

Also multi-vitamin supplement can be taken.

Hydrate yourself with plenty of fluids.

Let me know if you have any further query so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.
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Expert:  DermDoc replied 10 months ago.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The folliculitis sounds like an ingrown hair?? It has a rash around it and seems like it's spreading (have one on my neck and now face).Also, if I try the ointment and it doesn't work. Will I be able to follow up with you?
Expert:  DermDoc replied 10 months ago.

Please upload a picture so I can review it if possible.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
You can feel the bumps better than you can see them. You can see the ones scabed over. They aren't healing
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
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Expert:  DermDoc replied 10 months ago.

Thanks for the follow-up.

I have reviewed your pictures and it seems folliculitis.

You should try such self care measures.

Also use dial anti-bacterial soap.

If your itching gets intense then scabies should be ruled out.

And see a dermatologist for further evaluation and management.

Hope this helps.
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Expert:  DermDoc replied 10 months ago.

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