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Itchy patch on chin with small black heads, had spot above that which is scabbed. Home remedy?

I have an itchy patch on my chin and it looks like very small blackheads on the surface. I had a spot just above that was a pimple and got infected and was an open sore that wouldn t heal for like 2 weeks. It finally scabbed over and there s just a red scar there now. My friend said it might be mrsa . Is there anything I can do to treat this at home instead of antibiotics?
Asked On : Sun, 13 Jan 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response

It seems that you may be having follicultis.

It is an infection of hair follicle.

There may be pustule, scab and erosions.

You take short course of antibiotics with anti inflammatory drugs.

Do not rupture the lesions.

The disease may be clear in few weeks.

If there is itching, take anti histaminics.

You avoid soap on face.

Cleanse the face with antiseptic face wash.

Improve hygiene and immunity.


You might be alright.

I hope you got my answer.


Dr. Ilyas Patel MD

Answered: Thu, 1 Aug 2013
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