Consult Doctors. FREE.

Real Doctors, Expert Answers

Connect with Facebook Connect with Google For Doctors
By creating an account, you are indicating that you have read and accepted the DoctorXDentist Terms of Use.

Consult Doctors. FREE.

Real Doctors, Expert Answers

By creating an account, you are indicating that you have read and accepted the DoctorXDentist Terms of Use.
Registration Progress
Step 1: Indicate Topics of Interests
Step 2: Follow Relevant Doctors
Complete!
What are your interests?
Please select at least 3 interests.
NEXT
NEXT
Registration Progress
Step 1: Indicate Topics of doctors
Step 2: Follow Relevant Doctors
Complete!
Follow your favourite doctors
We found some doctors you may like. Click continue to follow them.
CONTINUE
CONTINUE

Consult Doctors. FREE.

Real Doctors, Expert Answers

Continue with Facebook Continue with Google

or

OOPS!

SOMETHING WENT WRONG.

PLEASE TRY AGAIN.

OOPS! SOMETHING

WENT WRONG.

PLEASE TRY AGAIN.

YOUR QUESTION HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED.

OUR DOCTORS WILL GET BACK TO YOU SHORTLY!

YOUR QUESTION

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBMITTED.

OUR DOCTORS WILL GET

BACK TO YOU SHORTLY!

YOUR QUOTE REQUEST HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED.

OUR DOCTORS WILL GET BACK TO YOU SHORTLY!

YOUR QUOTE REQUEST

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBMITTED.

OUR DOCTORS WILL GET

BACK TO YOU SHORTLY!

YOUR THREAD HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY CREATED.

HEAD OVER TO FORUM PAGE NOW

TO JOIN THE DISCUSSION

YOUR THREAD

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

CREATED.

HEAD OVER TO THE FORUM PAGE NOW

TO JOIN THE DISCUSSION!

YOUR REVIEW HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED.

THANK YOU.

YOUR REVIEW

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBMITTED.

THANK YOU.

OOPS!

THERE IS SOMETHING

WRONG WITH YOUR EMAIL.

PLEASE TRY AGAIN.

OOPS! THERE IS

SOMETHING WRONG

WITH YOUR EMAIL.

PLEASE TRY AGAIN.

YOUR EMAIL HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBSCRIBED.

THANK YOU.

YOUR EMAIL

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBSCRIBED.

THANK YOU.

YOUR CONSULTATION HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED.

OUR DOCTORS WILL

GET BACK TO YOU SHORTLY.

YOUR CONSULTATION

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBMITTED.

OUR DOCTORS

WILL GET

TO YOU

SHORTLY.

MESSAGES TO
Admin DXD from Singapore asked a question

How can I treat a long-standing inflamed bump on my forehead?

Request answers from expert doctors:

DxD

We will distribute this question to expert doctors, and notify you about new answers.


Dr Justin Boey
(17 Reviews)
146 answers on DxD

Dr Shane Abucewicz Tan
(13 Reviews)
48 answers on DxD

Dr Colin Theng
(4 Reviews)
167 answers on DxD

Usually I pick on my pimple and it would have a scar and be gone. But this one on my forehead stays inflamed and never goes away. It seems to be my inner skin layer being inflamed, and in red/purple-ish colour. When I don’t pick it, it has a layer of dead skin on it – like the corners of the pimple in the picture, like a scab.

I don’t know if it has turned into a mole? Because I’ve searched online, and it says pimples can’t turn into moles.

I’ve tried putting pimple cream I usually use, and anti-bacterial swabs on it. This does seem to lessen the inflammation.

I just want to know how to cure it. It’s making me insecure because it’s at the middle of my face, and I couldn’t cover the bump and the discolouration with makeup.

DOCTOR’S ANSWER (2)

Dear Nadya,

Looking at the pictures, I do think that this may go more for a prurigo papule or a viral wart than a pimple. It is difficult to tell with certainty from the picture what this lesion is.

I  would suggest visiting your dermatologist to get this evaluated. If necessary, this can be removed and sent for histological testing. In the meantime, I would suggest to stop picking and scratching at the bump as this may worsen it.

0 72 views 0 Doctors agree Fri Jan 26 2018 08:28:16 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Dear Nadya,

I’m sorry to hear that you are suffering from this for the last 2 years. From the pictures, it does not seem to by a typical acne cyst. It may not even have been a pimple right from the start.

I would suggest quickly seeing a dermatologist for your condition. There are various ways of removing this lesion which has good cosmetic outcomes. If necessary, he/she may also suggest sending the lesion for further testing depending on your consult.

Hope this helps!

0 72 views 0 Doctors agree Fri Jan 26 2018 08:29:01 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other answers tagged Skin, Hair & Nails or ask your own question now FOR FREE.

Get Doctor Quotes

We promise that we'll ask our doctor friends to give you their best possible price!
Name of Treatment
Category
Budget
Full Name
Email
Contact Number
Other Information
Contact By Phone
Contact By WhatsApp