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pimple

 [pim´p'l]
a papule or pustule.

pim·ple

(pim'pĕl),
A papule or small pustule; usually meant to denote an inflammatory lesion of acne.

pimple

/pim·ple/ (pim´p'l) a papule or pustule.

pimple

(pĭm′pəl)
n.
A small swelling of the skin, usually caused by acne; a papule or pustule.

pim′pled, pim′ply adj.

pimple

Etymology: ME, pinple
a small papule, pustule, or furuncle.

Acne

A general term for a primarily pubertal condition characterised by local inflammation of the pilosebaceous unit of the face, upper back and shoulders coupled with keratinaceous plugging of the sebaceous glands at the base of hair follicles.

pimple

Zit Dermatology A superficial abscess, generally located on a 'sebaceous' region of the body, often associated with acne. See Acne, Blackhead, Cystic acne.

pim·ple

(pim'pĕl)
A papule or small pustule; usually meant to denote an inflammatory lesion of acne.

pimple

A PUSTULE or PAPULE commonly occurring in adolescents and young adults suffering from ACNE.

Pimple

A small, red swelling of the skin.
Mentioned in: Antiacne Drugs

pimple

an elevated inflamed lesion about 0.5 inch diameter, raised above the skin surface, with a necrotic center which commonly points and bursts.

Patient discussion about pimple

Q. will it ever go??? I have acne on my face for several months, and although I went to see a dermatologist and treat it, I still have these ugly pimples and zits on my face. I feel really ugly and sometimes I don't want to go to school, and just want to stat at my room not let anyone see me. Will it ever go away? What should I do?

A. Acne usually abates and disappears with time, but the chances for that depends on the specific type and features of the disease. If you still suffer from lesions despite treatment, you should consult your dermatologist and seek further help.

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