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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sireci
18 years experience Family Medicine
Possible Acne: It could simply be a pimple. Try warm compresses and if it does not improve in 47 hours , see a doctor . You can also use some Neosporin.
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
No squeezing, soak: The small bump may have been a small area of inflammation, or just an irritation from the blackhead removal. Now with the discomfort, there prob is s ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Garland Martin
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Blackhead: avoid squeezing any bumps on your face for risk of a worsening infection. dilute the hydrogen peroxide with 2 parts water to 1 part hydrogen peroxine. ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Acne: Quit pinching. Pinching and touching the acne makes it worse. Gentle washing with mild cleanser two times per day helpfull. You can try OTC benzoyl ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
What do you mean?: Made it "worse"? Bigger blackhead? It is painful and often difficult to remove a blackhead from the lip so you may need professional help to get it ou ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Blackheads: You shouldn't have any blackheads actually "on" your lips. You could have some at the margin between your face and your lips. You could use a face ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: "Blackheads" are not dirt. They are comedones [sebum plugs] in blocked oil glands- open to air. Oxidized sebum is black. It is OK to pinch them out. P ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
See a dermatologist: Don't try to remove yourself see your doctor or dermatologist.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Blackheads: See a dermatologist and he can remove the blackheads safely.
A member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Squeeze: If you can stand a little pain, squeeze it out. If not, see a dermatologist. This is not dirt. It is an open comedone (zit) which can be expelled with ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
A few things: Possible causes: smoking, sun exposure, high intake of caffeine beverages, hot food, biting/licking the lips constantly, high levels of iron, vitamin ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Inclusion cyst?: On occasion a blocked oil or sebaceous gland may cause a build up of sebum which is white but the top may oxidize when exposed to air and appear black ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Traumatic fibroma: The traumatic fibroma is a painless, localized, proliferation tissue which can result from a repeated traumatic episodes. The common size is less than ... Read More

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