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I have a bump under my tattoo. What can I expect?

I have a tattoo on my calf. In an area of solid black ink, there's a small bump in my skin. If I go to a dermatologist, what will happen? [more inside]
posted by theraflu on Jul 5, 2015 - 5 answers

Clindamycin 1%/Benzoyl Peroxide 5% alternative?

Generic Benzaclin for acne works but no longer covered by insurance. Antibiotic alone still covered. Might that work alone or with OTC B.Z.? [more inside]
posted by morganw on Apr 19, 2015 - 2 answers

Sudden acne outbreak

I've managed to reach my mid-30s with no acne and suddenly it's AcneTown all over my face. Can you help me clear it up? [more inside]
posted by Laura Macbeth on Oct 22, 2014 - 28 answers

I've been dreading this moment.

Jeoc jr. just turned 11, and is starting to get a few pimples. Both me and Mr. Jeoc had terrible skin as teenagers (and I still struggle with occasional breakouts and general skin texture issues). Her skin still has that luminous amazing child-like glow, but she has gotten a few pimples and her pores on her nose are clogged. [more inside]
posted by jeoc on Jan 8, 2014 - 52 answers

I have the face of a 14-year-old...and not in a good way

What are the best products/techniques to get rid of pimples and dark spots on my face? [more inside]
posted by yawper on May 27, 2013 - 19 answers

Help Me Deal With These Persistent Pimples!

All Metafites Who Have Battled Mild/Moderate Yet Persistent Acne: What has actually helped you? In terms of diet, products, medication, or anything else? What about for the post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (dark marks) that remain? I prefer natural remedies, but any anecdotal suggestions/advice is very appreciated. [more inside]
posted by rhythm_queen on Dec 24, 2012 - 45 answers

Rule of thumb for initial break outs?

At what point do you decide that the initial breakout is now a reaction breakout? [more inside]
posted by flying_trapeze on Dec 3, 2012 - 4 answers

Concealer to cover acne?

What type of concealer can I use to cover my acne that will a) look natural, and b) not make my blemishes any worse? [more inside]
posted by wansac on Oct 16, 2010 - 20 answers

Stress-related acne problem

Dermatology question. Whenever I get stressed, I get zits breaking out on my face and on my head. Is this normal? I'm a 33 year old male, so it's not teenager acne. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 21, 2008 - 15 answers

CLEAR SKIN CALLED, it said screw you

well. i have searched and searched and there is alot out there , but i am looking for something specific. this question is about BLACKHEADS. [more inside]
posted by madmamasmith on Jul 19, 2008 - 25 answers

Help me fix my face after a weird skin reaction!

I had a sleep study done, and my face has broken out horribly where the electrodes had been glued on. I have never had any sort of reaction on my skin quite like this, so ... what do I do? [more inside]
posted by tastybrains on Mar 31, 2008 - 8 answers

Icky skin cooties.

Are these blemishes a result of cooties on the vinyl cover of my physical therapist's massage-type table? [more inside]
posted by missuswayne on Mar 19, 2008 - 6 answers

How to get rid of small bumps on forehead?

I seem to have a perpetual set of quite small, flesh-colored or slightly red, acne-like bumps on my forehead. These are not too obvious (though they show when I tilt my forehead in the light as imperfections in the skin), and don't look grotesque or anything. They are not pus-filled nor do they hurt when touched. How do I make them go away? Daily face-washing doesn't do much, and the one time I had a facial didn't really help either.
posted by Malad on Jan 16, 2008 - 12 answers

Did Ann Landers help clear up your skin?

Anyone had success with the egg-yolk-on-face treatment for acne discussed by Ann Landers several years ago? [more inside]
posted by midatlanticwanderer on Nov 23, 2007 - 4 answers

And yes, I did just get a really bad pimple before a date.

Looking for an all-natural, skin-friendly acne treatment. [more inside]
posted by Elmo Oxygen on Oct 10, 2007 - 23 answers

Why do my thighs randomly break out with pimples?!

What are these pimples on my thigh? As you can see by the pics [1,2] my thigh is currently breaking out with some kind of pimples. This happens every so often, but I see no pattern. [more inside]
posted by jimdanger on Aug 15, 2007 - 10 answers

Quick fix for a break-out

I'm wearing a backless dress for a formal event this Saturday, and my back has suddenly broken out in a small smattering of acne. What can I do to minimize/clear this up in four days? [more inside]
posted by Zosia Blue on Aug 7, 2007 - 26 answers

Exciting brand-new treatments for really severe acne?

Tell me about brand-new, even experimental, promising treatments for severe acne. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 8, 2006 - 28 answers

It tastes funny when I pop a zit.

PhysiologyFilter: When I was a pimply teenager, I noticed an odd phenomenon that would happen every so often. It has to do with zits and salivary secretions. I hesitate to put more details here for the sake of the squeamish, so come inside for more... [more inside]
posted by greatgefilte on Jan 2, 2005 - 10 answers

Painful Zits

How do you get rid of those invisible, under-the-skin, extremely painful zits that take forever to work themselves out? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by Melinika on Jan 17, 2004 - 16 answers

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