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07 Nov 2006

pimples on butt
I have very bad acne on my butt. I've tried scrubbing, washing with teatree products - everything. I'm almost 30 and this is the greatest embarrassment ever. I've had it since I was young and I don't want to get naked in front of anyone... Please help!
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Embarassed
Try using an antibacterial soap like Hibiscrub to bath in and ask your GP to prescribe a course of antibiotics ( something like Bactrim or Minocyclin ) for a month - it is due to an overgrowth of a bacteria that normally lives on our skins.
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