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red pimples with white heads all over the body, what could that be and what causes it?
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There's lots of info here -

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/acne/DS00169/DSECTION=symptoms

But it sounds like whiteheads - "Comedones (whiteheads and blackheads) are created when the openings of hair follicles become clogged and blocked with oil secretions, dead skin cells and sometimes bacteria. When comedones (kom-uh-DOE-neze) are open at the skin surface, they're called blackheads because of the dark appearance of the plugs in the hair follicles. When comedones are closed, they're called whiteheads — slightly raised, skin-colored bumps."
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