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Dear Doctor ,i am getting those pimples coming and going in my forehead . Usually i put some elocom cream and they disappear after few days .what can be the reason for those coming again ?those are not itchy
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 year ago
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Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 year ago

do you have any more pics?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No but those are what I am getting mainly and specially near my right eyebrows
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 year ago

how can I help with this?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I want to know what may cause them
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 year ago

do you take any new meds or supplements?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 year ago

if it responds to elocon then it could be allergic

is this possible?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ur asking me?I said when I put elcon they go away
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Yes, I know. That means it responds to elocon

This means it could be allergic

I'm asking if you have other allergies

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
OK thank you how can I ask an expert pls
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 year ago

I don't understand

I am an expert

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
U are guessing and i paid to know the answer .I want to request another expert
Dermatologist: Dr. D. Love, Doctor replied 1 year ago
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Hello. This is Dr. Love, a different expert.

The most common condition that will cause recurrent pimples on the forehead with the appearance on the image that improves with Elocon is inflammatory acne, and the associated inflammation is what is improving with the Elocon. There are other treatments that can be used to help prevent the pimples. The most commonly used medicines are topical benzoyl peroxide or tretinoin. Antibiotics can also help, which can either be used topically or orally, such as topical erythromycin or oral minocycline. The topical steroids are OK for treatment of the inflammation, although we would prefer to limit the duration of use of steroids on the face.

If I can provide any additional information, please let me know.

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