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get rid of whiteheads without popping

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Leave it alone: The best thing to do is to leave this alone. It will heal more quickly if you don't try to scratch or manipulate it. If it becomes red and enlarges, ... Read More

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Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Abscess?: If this "pimple" has turned into an abscess it will need to be drained to heal. An abscess walls itself off from the body, making it much less likely ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE, BLACK MARKS: For acne, Retin-A dry the pimples and exfoliates the scars. For the black marks, try using eldoquin 4percent 2x/ day.
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Dr. Bryan McIntosh
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Multiple Options: First off, do not pop pimples. Doing so can cause infections limited to the skin or even extending much farther and deeper than this. Acne scarring ca ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
19 years experience Dermatology
Time and sunscreen.: The discoloration you are describing is likely hyperpigmentation after the inflammation from the pimple. Use an spf 30 daily to ensure that the area i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, f ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Pimple: It looks like it is a pimple day. You may have a cyst.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Scar tissue: Most likely if not red or tender (try not to squeeze!) If it gets larger or red it may need to be seen by a doctor, meanwhile wash gently, pat dry an ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
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Get it checked: These symptoms could be related to an abscess or even herpes. You should see your doctor for an evaluation when it is present.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Vaginal lesion: Consult your ob/gyn for exam & relief.

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