Definition of Pimples
Pimples can simply be explained as the Overproduction of oil and a build-up of bacteria contribute to pimples. Areas of the skin that have the largest number of functional oil glands, such as the face, neck, chest, back and shoulders, are often affected .
Common SYMPTOMS of Pimples
small tender bumps on the skin, often filled with pus.
People may experience: Skin: small bump or redness Also common: pus or tenderness
Treatment of Pimples
Treatment consists of topical antiseptics
Treatment can include topical creams or oral medication.
Warm compress Soothes painful muscles or joints and can help drain skin infections.
Moisturizer Hydrates and protects skin from damage.
Topical antiseptic Destroys or prevents the growth of microorganisms on the skin that may cause infection.
Anti-inflammatory Prevents or counteracts swelling (inflammation) in joints and tissues.
AntibioticsStops the growth of or kills bacteria.
Vitamin A derivative Unplugs blocked hair follicles and helps prevent new blockages from forming. Slows skin cell growth.
Anti-Parasite Kills parasites.
Paediatrician Provides medical care for infants, children and teenagers.
Primary Care Provider (PCP) Prevents, diagnoses and treats diseases.
Dermatologist Focuses on disorders of skin, nails and hair.