I have these red dots on my chest and I've had them about 5 years now.

Patient

Q: I have these red dots on my chest and I've had them for about 5 years now
I think it's acne but I'm not sure
It clears up a little bit but still noticeable but most the time it's really bad! What can I do to clear it?

Doctor

A:   Thanks for your query on ATD.
Yes it appears that you are having acne.
Chest is one of the common site. I would recommend you to start using Salycylic based soaps. It will help you.

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