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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Pimples. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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The list of organs typically affected by Pimples may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Pimples mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pimples. Of the 25 causes of Pimples that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Pimples' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pimples based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Pimples, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Pimples:
Pustules (52 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Pimples:
Symptoms related to Pimples:
Rash (1165 causes), Acne (65 causes), Acne Vulgaris, Cercarial dermatitis, Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis, Folliculitis, Fungal infections (22 causes), Impetigo, Pemphigus and fogo selvagem, Pyoderma Gangrenosum
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