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Since I started puberty Iv had these increasing number of tiny

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Since I started puberty Iv had these increasing number of tiny red pimples or blisters that are itchy and after a day turn into blister type scars. They are all over my stomach chest inner arms spreading to my upper thigh. No idea what they are or what's causing them but it's getting worse. Have had them for 20ish years now
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm itching them now as I type
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Do you have any other medical issues?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not really apart from if I miss a few days of not washing inside my ears I develop a large painful spot which makes my ear swell. But that I was told is fungal infection and I dnt get it any more as I clean ears everyday
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I generally don't get ill, healthy person, I have sickle cell trait but that doesn't affect me in any way. Im blood type O
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I rearly get cold or flu, very good immune system that fights off any early signs
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
What did your dermatologist say about these. Have you had a biopsy?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Never had one and never seen a dermatologist
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
It looks to me like folliculitisand you are getting scarring or hyperpigmentation from thisbut if you can suppress the folliculitis with oral antibiotics, that will fix it
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