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i have a pimple on my chin and it hurts

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Cyst or infection: You may have a type of pimple which is called an acne cyst or you may have an infection of your face by the way you should see a dermatologist as soon ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
27 years experience Pediatrics
See a doctor: The pimple may be infected if it has not healed. Try not to touch it and see your doctor as soon as you can to have a look at it. They may prescribe a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Nelson
35 years experience Family Medicine
Deeper infection?: It could be a deeper inflammation or infection of a skin structure such as a hair follicle or specialized oil or sweat gland. These are often larger ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sounds like a "boil": Try what is called spoon bathing. Wrap some material like gauze round a spoon to make a swab. Then dip it into boiling water and allow the steam from ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
See a Pro: Ask your physician for the name of a good dermatologist, a skin doctor, who can manage this for you. As you have discovered, this isn't a diy problem ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
20 years experience Dermatology
See dermatologist : If it is an acne cyst, it can be injected with a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection in the office and it should improve within 48 hours usually. Oral a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
It sound like...: ....More than a pimple. Start with hot compresses to help it come to a head and drain. If that doesn't happen or if it worsens, see your doctor. An ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst.: Cyst - epidermal inclusion or trichilemmal. Could be a minor skin infection although unlikely in this area without one of the above cysts being irrita ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Pimple: Warm compresses to aid in its own natural healing. Popping it will only make it more red and angry and also risk spreading the bacteria of the pimple. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Skin bump / papule : When it's invisible, doctors can't diagnose. If painful, it is probably a tiny infection, either viral or bacterial. A routine pimple would be bacter ... Read More
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