Pustules: Causes, Identification and Treatments
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What causes pustule? 6 possible conditions

Pustules are small, fluid-filled bumps that can form on the skin. Learn about causes and treatment for pustules. Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Acne

Your skin has tiny holes called pores that that can become blocked by oil, bacteria, and dirt. When this occurs, you may develop a pimple or "zit." If your skin is repeatedly affected by this condition, you may hav...

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2

Scabies

Scabies is a skin infestation caused by a very tiny, burrowing bug. Learn about scabies symptoms, transmission, diagnosis, and treatment.

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3

Rosacea

According to the National Rosacea Society, rosacea is a chronic skin disease that affects more than 16 million Americans. The cause of rosacea is still unknown, and there is no cure. However, res

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4

Psoriasis Overview

Psoriasis is a chronic disease characterized by red patches on the skin, often accompanied with silvery-white scales of dead skin cells. It is not contagious.

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5

Chickenpox

Also known as varicella, chickenpox is a virus that often affects children. It is characterized by itchy, red blisters that appear all over the body.

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6

Smallpox

Smallpox is an extremely contagious and deadly virus for which there is no known cure. This disease has been completely eradicated.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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