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Pimples on back and front. Taken Secnidal for E. histolytica. Blisters on scalp

I am a 65-year-old female, very good health. My back and front are covered with pinhead pimples , which resembles pityrosporum folliculitis except that it is not itchy at all. It started after being 4 days on Secnidal an antibiotic for a mild case of entamoeba histolytica . When that was gone, I was left with moderate blastocystis that I live with on and off for the last two years. I stopped trying to get rid of the blasto with antibiotics because they always return, and I cannot live on antibiotics. Instead, I occasionally take S. Boulardii, a yeast , to keep the blasto in check. I started to take them two months before the pimples came out. I felt that there might be a connection with the pimples so I stopped taking them for 10 days, but there is no reduction of pimples. I also have blisters on my scalp, but that started six months ago before I took the yeast pills; I already had blastocystis for 2 years.
Asked On : Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi ,
Thanks for writing in.
You may be having drug induced acne.
The condition is drug related.
Visiting a dermatologist will allow proper evaluation of skin condition and prescription medicine.These will help in long term relief.
Till the time you can use glintra gel.Also you can use cetaphil oily skin cleanser.
On weeks after stopping the drug the eruption will subside.
Hope this helps.
Good luck!
Skin hair nail specialist.
Answered: Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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