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05 Jul 2005

Skin problems
I've had pimples on my buttocks since 1998. i thought they would go away as i grew older, but they have not. i suspect it is some sort of acne. they vary in size from small white heads to quite large and painful clots. What can i do or take to stop this? its messing with my sex life and self esteem, as i am too embarressed to be naked. please please help.
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01 Jan 0001

Spotty,

Try a good antibacterial soap as this may be a good place to start. You can also try to use over the counter anti-bacterial creams such as bactroban or in some cases normal acne creams that you whould have used on your face - These include benzoyl peroxide containg creams or gels. Should this not help an oral or topical antibiotic antibiotic may make a difference.
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