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Question: Strange peeling like spots on chin area

 katiehickey999 - Sat Dec 19, 2009 3:58 pm

Recently I have been getting lots of spots on my chin, there is also lots on my forehead but these are probably due to my fringe and therefore the oil getting on my forehead. However I don't understand why I have so many on my chin, there must be about 20 of them yet there's none anywhere else on my face. They're not normal spots either, they has a sort of peeling edge to them and when I do peel them they just bleed, and then go to that peeling thing again. I don't know why they've just suddenly come on but they've been here a couple of weeks and are only getting worse. Please help!
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Fri Jan 22, 2010 5:37 am

User avatar Hello,Your condition resembles a folliculitis caused by bacterial infection.These can be mistaken for acne and are common around the chin.The treatment would include application of antibiotic cremes like mupurocin.Some times active treatment for acne, would cause appearence of gram-ve folliculitis.In your case you may need only application of lacto calamine.If it persists do consult your doctor for antibiotic treatment.Best wishes.

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