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    I am 13 I have have pimples all over my face. You can't really see them but when the sun is shining on my face you can see them a lot I've tried lots of things e.g salt and warm water, cinnamon and honey and spot creams none have worked. I just want to go to school without putting cover up on my pimples! please can you tell me what to do to get rid of them for good! I really am fed up with them :( all my friends have nice clear faces and I'm there with a load of pimples!





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    Try the manuka honey range of face products by Dr. Organic at Holland and Barrett! Use the face wash in the morning and the scrub at night before bed and use the moisturisers after washing, this should clear up your skin in 2-3 weeks. It's very affordable and smells great too. Also check out a product called pro-active on the net, this is a more expensive range.

    I suffer with exactly the same thing! The best cure I have found is a good exfoliatior. Try to find one with salicylic acid and either use an exfoliating glove or face cloth. I do it once or twice a week :) hope this works for you x

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    hi, i a 13 year old girl, and i have a few red pimples on my face, like about 4, however i also have loads of small pimples as well. my worst affected area is my chin, and my upper lip. i have many acne scars on my chin and pimples won't stop coming in that area. i have tried some cleaners and currently i am using netrogena pink grapefruit scrub, i have only used this for 1 day so i am not sure if it works or not. i am thinking about going to the GP however i am a bit embrassed. does anyone have any advice which could help me?





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    I've suffered from acne since I was 14/15. I waited 3 years to go to the doctor - bad idea. As soon as I went to the doctor, I got loads of help, lots of advice. My skin has never been better.

    Hello, I'm 19 years old and I have a problem with pimples on my head. This happens for a year now. The pimples are on the top/back/sides of my head. They are painfull and sometimes itchy. I went to my doctor for a lot of times and every time I got antibiotics. I used them for a long time but they did not help. The doctor thinks that this is acne but I don't think so. It is very embarrassing and because of this I lose my confidence. I'm scared to get my hair cut because then people will see these nasty pimples on my head. Please, can you help me?





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    I started having pain on my scalp 3 years ago and my hair hurts so much on some areas. I'm now 30years of age. I have had Biopsy done but nothing was found. I got steroid injections to reduce the sensitivity on the scalp but this didn't work. Its a big patch now and have to wear a wig. My scalp is so painful on the bald area and it feels like my own hair is piercing me on touching. It sometimes feel sore like I hve had a scalding on the scalp. I don't know wht to do, Please help.





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    i have the same problem, im losing my hair at the front of my head and my hair is so sort, it is horrible to come and i try not to. Ive been to my doctor and they have been useless. I cant help but just wanted you to know that you are not alone.

    Any advise on severe scalp psoriasis, I suffered with dry and flaky scalp with red patches all over my scalp. Please help...





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    Alposyl shampoo and e45 shampoo are a starting point. Apply to wet hair and soak for several minutes which will soften up any flakes and aid removal when the scalp is rinsed. Seek a GP. They can prescribe you with exorex lotion which can be applied to scalp. This slows down the rate of skin cell production and eases itching. If this doesn't ease the scalp psoriasis your GP on your second visit may refer you to a dermatologist who will have the ability to prescribe various stronger treatments including UVB phototherapy and topical steroid creams with salicylic acid (the steroid clears the psoriasis and the salicylic avid breaks down the flakes). If the above has no effect then your dermatologist may recommend biological treatments or drugs that dampen the immune system to stop the psoriasis patches releasing chemicals causing inflammation. These are usually reserved for the most stubborn and extreme cases. Hot weather will make your scalp psoriasis a lot more itchy. Shorter hair may help keep scalp cooler and will help with applying topical treatments. Olive oil, glycerin, are good to moisten the scalp which shall reduce itching amd help remove flakes. Even better if you soak it in your hair overnight. Most treatments that are available on shelves in stores will not really help with reducing the red appearance. This will require the help of your doctor or dermatologist.

    I'm suffering from a very itchy scalp (small red lumps), and this is causing me to scratch my scalp and pull out the scabs. I have tried everything over the counter and have even been to see my doctor but she said it isn't scalp posariasis and was unable to diagnose my problem. This has been on-going for about 4 years now and is increasingly getting worse.





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    Hi, i've suffered with psoriasis since i was about 5 years old, however about 2 years ago it became itchy. My doctor put me on to a shampoo called 'polytar liquid' that delt with the itchiness. The product is not specifically for psoriasis but for ithcy, dry scalps so it may help. Your able to buy in supermarkets or at the chemist with out the need for a prescription, i hope this has helped

    I would ask to see a dermatologist as scalp psoriasis can look like little red pustules as well as flaky white patches. I have scalp psoriasis and use something called betnovate which works but thecondition never disappears for long unfortunately. Anyway get your gp to refer you to see a specialist.

    I am a 19 year old male my symptoms for nearly the past year is that i have hair loss and hair thinning but it is accompanied by a daily itch on my scalp especially on the top of my scalp and sometime it intensifies so much causes me to feel very depressed and whenever i try to relive the itch it pains. Also when my scalp is itching my scalp appears red ton the whole top of my scalp. i have been to my doctor, a dermotologist and a qualified tricologist at the institute of tricology and they all say different things to me. my dermotologist say's i have folliculitus and androgennic Alopecia but the ticologist say's that i do NOT have male pattern baldness as i am also have thinning and hair loss on the sides of my scalp and on the back but says that i have telegon effluviam. This is all well an said but they don't seem to deal with the scalp pain and tenderness that i am going through. On another note whenever there an itch there is hair loss as well, i also seem to be losing hair from my eye brows and eye lashes and my eyes seem to always itch and sting whenever i try touch them after i have touched my hair. I have also been told that my hair seems to look very crimpled as well whereby it looks unhealthy and that some hair are easily broken if thats any help. on another note when looking at my hair strands as one does when being worried about hair loss my hair is noticibly thinner near the root tip then the top og the hair strand is this normal?





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    Hello, I have been suffering from folliculitis of the scalp for fout years now. My scalp is always itchy, have bumps/rash all over my scalp, my hair has suddenly become dry and really lacks lustre and it recently started spreading to my berad area, all over my face.my face is all disclored(blemishes) every where,with unwanted hair growing from my cheek. What can I do to get rid of this once and for all, cos its really affecting my skin all over.





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    I am 30th years of age and I have been experiencing an itchy rash and red puss filled pimples around my viginal opening for the past couple of months now it goes away whilst I have my periods and returns a couple of days after they have finished I have a small tear that keeps appearing at the top of my vagina near my clitiros, I also have scalp psoriasis with the last few years,which seems to have gotten worse, due to me experiencing the symtoms above with my vigina!I'm am also taking birth control & Eltroxin daily as I had my thyroid removed as It was over active!!I also get my thyroid checked regularly and there's no problems with it!! Please Help!!





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    does scalp psoriasis make the head and scalp smell????





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    I have had a problem with pimples type spots or even boils on my scalp for about 2 years now and my scalp is extremely dry and itchy can you help. I've had oral steroids from my GP and no joy I am now using Nizarol shampoo it only relieves systomps for a day or so. Can you and or a member of your team help me please





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    Hi, Im a guy but i kind of know what you mean with the pimples. You didnt say whether or not you shaved but that is sometimes the problem because the pimples could actually be in-grown hairs that just need to be gently pulled out. But id you dont shave that area than the problem may just be pimples and they will eventually go away like pimples on your face. Just keep washing every day like normal.

    Hi ,i have small pimples on my penis .When i squeezed one white puss would come out sometimes a hard white ball.Some pimples i cant squeeze as it seems like they are buried deep into the skin .All the pimples seem like there are little balls inside them.They dont go away.I was wondering what are they? any ideas? i do get alot of acne aswell if that helps.Oh and also i get them pimples on my testes.They dont hurt or burn and i dont even relise they are there.





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    Please research "Fordyce spots" on the Internet and see if there is a match between what you find there and what you describe about yourself. If so, nothing to worry about.

    Hi I have got these too I went to the doctors about them and apparently they are normal for some men to have on your penis.

    Hey, I have pimples on my vulva, they are not itchy, nor are they painful but they are really embarassing, even worse my vagina looks old, its skin looks aged like its just hanging. I don't understand why do I get these pimples and how do I treat them. I normally get a lot of them after my periods, hot seasons and some have in grown hair. Then again, I always have pimples down there, how do I treat this?





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    Hi.. For years I've had a scalp condition. It's like above but also like acne all over my head, tried shampoo's but nothing works. There pimples with yellow heads which just never seem to go away. Your advise would be greatfully appreciated.





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    I have had scalp psoriasis since i was a child, i'm now 21years old. I have all kinds of shampoos and they dont work. it reacts well for a while then it just gets worse. I find that useing betnovate helps my scalp. there is another scalp applicaton but that burns my scalp (betnacap).





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    I HAVE HAD ITCHY SCALP FOR ABOUT 5 YEARS I HAVE BEEN PRESCRIBED SHAMPOOS CREAMS I JUST CANNOT SEEM TO GET RID OF IT.ITS ITCHY FLAKY AND ALSO HAVE A SMELLY SCALP ODOUR WHEN I GENTLY RUB SCALP WITH FINGERS SCALP SMELLS ALONG WITH ALL THE OTHER SYMTOMS WHAT HAPPENING I AM REALLY DOWN ABOUT THIS.





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    Hiniv suddenly deveopled scalp psoriasis in the last four months, iv been using betnovate scalp application and T- Gel shampoo but its no better and now im getting a stingy burning sensation on my scalp, Also its very embarrassing as I walk round with flakes off my scalp falling down on to my clothes and Im constantly iching in public,my GP has just refferred me to a dermatologist, help please at my wits end.





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    Hi, I've had scalp psoriasis for eight years. I've found the best way to cope with it is the exfoliate prior to putting on the ointment prescribed to you, yes this does feel extremely painful but it prevents flakes for the new few days before repeating the process. If you like me with very fine hair then I find it helps to back comb your hair and hair spray it to prevent the embarrassing moment when people can see it on your scalp. Hope this helps, maybe one day they'll find a cure.

    I have a 15 year old son who has developed a scalp condition which he has had for around a year, he was prescribed nizarole shampoo and when used it would clear the scaly scalp but after 2/3 days the scalp would become dirty again with fine particles. If the scalp is scratched with a fine comb it would help remove the mess from the scalp but it's never ending, the fine particles would just keep coming off, I say particles because it is not like flaky dandruff.





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    that really sounds like what my son had, the scalp was growing over the hair, large scabs of dry scalp over it. What got rid of it was using diprosalic which was prescribed by a dermatologist,we did this twice a day, it is a clear liquid so no mess. What it did was softed the scalp & withing 5 weeks my son's scalp was completely clear, use this with a tar shampoo recommended by the doctor also. whenever I see new dryness appear I use the drops again. Hope this helps you.

    hai i am 23 years old i used to have own sex daily 2 times. today i saw several reddish pimples on my pimples what are there plz help me for this I was to scare for this





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    hi now i am 14 tears old i have pimples on my face, back almost on my whole body since i was very small i think of the age of 3 and the pimples is still there what can i do for it?? please adive me !!!!





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    Ive had psorisis for about 7 years on my scalp. It started out with a little round circle of scab and then i got another one more a less at the side of it. After 7 years worth of scratching, itching, picking (which i shouldnt) its spred all over my scalp and ive got a little bit in my ears. Im affraid that if i get worse and spead on my face i will do something stupid. Is there anyone else with this problem on the scalp and what creams help the scalp as im using Synlar gel and i can only use it ever now and again due to it being steriod creme.





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    i have psoriasis on my legs, scalp . i also have alopecia areata on my scalp. for the psoriasis on my scalp i am using sebco coconut compound scalp application. on my legs i am using dovobet ointment and diprobase moisturiser .





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    where did you get the shampoo from? is this from the doctor?

    Am thirteen n when I shave I geg pimples n its been hoing on long otherwise everything else looks pretty good Not sexually active but I masturbate two fingers. What exactly causes the pimples and is it normal .





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    Those are ingrown hairs, and ya, pretty much everyone runs into those at some point. There are ways to minimize or eliminate them, but some people are more prone to them than others. Using shaving cream, a sharp razor (as opposed to using the same blade for months at a time!), and shaving in the direction of the hair growth (shaving against the hair growth results in a closer shave, but it also significantly increases the chance of getting ingrown hairs) can help to prevent them. There are plenty of other tips online though. Googling ingrown hairs or shaving pubic hair may result in other useful tidbits. You could also try other methods, like using a trimmer to keep the hair shorter, rather than shaving it off completely.

    Hiya my names florrieann, i've had scalp and skin conditions all my life. I recently had a really bad scalp condition especially and they gave me alsorts to clear it, they tried me with betnovate, polytar, and aquareous shower gel for it, none of it work. My local GP then refered me to the skin and scalp base at the hospital and they tried me with synular which is made to clear any kind of scalp conditions up. When i used synular i became more confident with my scalp because it stopped flaking and bleeding. if you ask your GP about it i'm sure they will prescribe you with it. GOOD LUCK!!

    Hi so I'm really unsure on this but I've never noticed it until now, I get like these little pimples come up on my inner lips but it's its not on the outside its mor like it is little lumps underneath the skin and I'm really worried about this but also I get little pimples that actually come up on the top and i don't think its normal and I don't feel comfortable telling my mum or going to a doctor about this can someone help?





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    I have White spots on my head of my penis not pimples they are underthe skin I've oy been with my wife for last 13 years but we do have Anel sexevery now and then could they be from that pushing it into a tight area what could his be as they are not pimples





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    Hi I live in Norway, and have had kid eczema all my life. What I'm struggling with now, especially with the cold weather, is a very itchy, dry, and flaky scalp. At the moment I am trying to treat it with a Seborrhoeic dermatitis shampoo, but this just seems to make my scalp more flaky which shows horridly up on my dark work uniform >:( Could I use my steroid cream on my scalp over night and rinse the day after? would that get rid of the eczema on my scalp? (Dermovat 0,05%, Clobetasol, propion)





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    i have suffered with this on my scalp for about five years. It covers 95% of my scalp but has never gone beyond my hairline. (thankfully!!) Nothing i have been prescribed has worked and im getting desperate now!! Just reacently my scalp has started to really smell and there is a kind of thick gunk under the psoriosis. help... is my skin infected???





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  • Psoriasis

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    This week's episode includes a young girl with vile verrucas that may prove to be life saving; a woman with a sore bottom whose problem is much deeper than it seems and a teenage girl with a severe scaly scalp. Read more →

  • Folliculitis

    Episode 9 - Rally

    This week's episode includes a woman with a hair-raising illness, some unwanted leakage, an itchy scalp and a wake up call for Dr Christian… Read more →

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