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home remedy for an infected pimple

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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Hot soaks: Do not squeeze this. That could be very dangerous. Use a very warm cloth on the pimple for 15 minutes several times a day until it come to a head an ... Read More

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Dr. Michael Lee
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Help for bump: using a warm compress for 15-20 min several times a day might help it come to a head. You can take an anti inflammatory such as Motrin OTC as well wh ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Benzoyl peroxide: It's as cheap as the honey / cinnamon / lemon concoction you read about on the internet, and the difference is that is actually works. It's not pleasa ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamin E is good: for the skin and MAY help scarring. It's easier to buy a bottle of vitamin E at the drug store and apply that rather than opening capsules. Peace an ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
No sime solution: Because it really depends on the cause.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have th ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pimples: Go to pharmacy and get ProActiv
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
None: Try makeup to cover them but no topicals will resolve pimples in that short a time.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Nono : You will have to see dermatologist to discuss treatment options.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get Rx: Benzoyl peroxide is the only over-the-counter remedy that will help much and the "pop" remedies don't work. Your physician may add topical clindamycin ... Read More

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