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Bumps or pimples on head.

I get pimples on my head sometimes they come and go automatically. They are itchy and when i scratch them they sometimes there is blood in them and sometimes they are dry. What should i do?
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Dr. C.R.V.Narasimhalu
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Use doxy tablets after breakfast. .. please send photos for accurate diagnosis and treatment.
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Hi. Greetings. By head you mean for head or scalp??? Acne is a chronic problem. You may need a few medications and lifestyle changes for long term improvement. Scalp lesions may folliculitis. The following would help you : 1. Daily bed time use of retinoid cream 2. Antibiotic agents short course- prescribed by dermatologist for controlling out bursts .salicylic acid based or benzoyl peroxide based face wash for oily skin. 4. Evaluation by dermatologist for any other trigger or need for oral retinoids- this will indeed help but should be taken only if necessary and under monitoring. Also salicylic acid Peel for face if needed 5.Using an anti fungal shampoo will be of great help in reducing dandruff and also pimples on forehead folliculitis on scalp 6. Kindly read my blog on daily skin care on Practo health feed. Daily fitness work out and loads of fruits and veggies will help loads in improving your skin. You may Send further queries/ pics of lesions on private follow up chat. Hope this helps. Warm regards. Dr Govind S Mittal, excel care hospital, Bangalore.
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