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How to reduce redness of pimples after popping

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Csaba Magassy
Plastic Surgery 59 years experience
Dermatological consult: Please consult your deramtologist that can advise you about your skin condition and how best can it improve it

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
Dermatology 32 years experience
Pimples: Don't pop them--it just makes your skin red and can leave scars. See your doctor for a treatment to proven them.
A female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Nothing: Leave it alone! don't pop it or do anything to it. It will scab over and when the new skin grows, the scab will fall off. Otherwise, you will create... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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It can be time to: STOP SQUEEZING and get examined and treated. The oozing area may have to be cultured and treated with appropriate antibiotic therapy.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can check: Skin lesions (bumps, pimples, etc...) that pop with some blood, and leave a scar mark, should be checked by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 15 years experience
Yes: Rupturing a pimple can cause a cyst, and its one of the reasons we discourage people from doing this.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Wish you good health!
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No harm done: Next time you suspect something like this will happen, start up with a salicylic acid face wash as tolerated, or topical benzoyl peroxide if you have ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Try warm moist packs: You could try some warm moist packs 15 min three times per day for the next week. If this is a simple pimple, it should resolve. If it remains, then ... Read More

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