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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Need meds: You need to see a doctor and get on antobiotics if it is staph.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Pinching skin: This sure sounds like you need to be seen urgently. A headache caused by a skin infection on your head makes me nervous for you. Please remember th ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Girone
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop playing!: You likely have a facial cellulitis from spreading the initial follicular infection by attempting to "pop" your pimple. Seek immediate attention from ... Read More
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Dr. Ravi Nerella
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
Probably not pimple: Sounds like something more than just a pimple. If you have that much swelling you probably need to be seen by a physician asap!
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. T ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
What is the Question: To get the most from this site you need to describe an issue as you have but then ask a clear question. We have limited space to respond & cannot ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
43 years experience Pediatrics
Pimple: apply warm towels do not try to squeeze or pp it let it burst on its own.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Shackelford
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Dry it out.: If you have a swollen pimple, then you are likely to have a clogged oil gland. The best thing you can do is wash you face with a drying soap and do no ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Please don't squeeze: To avoid the possibility of getting a skin infection, depressed scar or hyperprigmentation, do not squeeze your pimples. A low potency benzoyl peroxid ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
"Swollen pimple": If a little red raised bump on your body you initially thought was a pimple starts to swell, it may be a signs of an infection, especially if there is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: You may visit this site for home treatment of acne: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment Do not pop pim ... Read More

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