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Pimple like itchy bumps on the thighs, knees, buttocks, taken clindaycin for tooth abscess. Cause?

hello i recently noticed pimple like bumps on my thighs, knees and buttocks . There are none on my genetalia at all. but they itch and are red about a half inch around the center which after a day turns into a whitehead. i have never had acne on my knees or thighs before. two weeks ago i had a abcess tooth and was taking 300mg of clindaycin 4x daily for ten days. The blemishes have started in the past 3 - 4 days. They itch and are painfull when contacted
Asked On : Mon, 4 Jun 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi..dear user..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
pimple like bumps on thighs..,
and knees with buttocks.,'itching+
it could be fungal infection..,
so use Betamethasone . gentqmicin and Miconazole..,
cream on topical application..,
tab Fluconazole 150 mg weekly once for 6 weeks..,
will give good result..,
Answered: Tue, 19 Jun 2012
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First, you need to assess your scar situation. If the pus of your pimple is deep beneath the surface of the skin, avoid touching it for it will definitely leave a scar and forcefully popping it out could be very painful. Only pimples with whiteheads can be popped out.
Wash your hands and your face thoroughly with an antibacterial soap.
Open your pores by steaming your face. you can take a hot shower, or you can also get a towel soaked in hot water and apply hot compress on your pimple for 5 minutes.
Get a cotton ball soaked in hydrogen peroxide or rubbing alcohol and wipe it on your pimple.
Wrap your two index fingers with a clean tissue paper and press them against your pimple. This method will allow the puss to find its way out.
Wipe the emptied pimple with hydrogen peroxide and apply an ice cube on the area to close the pores.
drink plenty of water to wash out toxins of medicines you have taken.
apply lime juice mixed with salt on pimples for 3 days.
take care
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Answered: Mon, 4 Jun 2012
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