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Dr. Mark Taylor
46 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: See a dermatologist and get a good treatment to stop your pimples from appearing in the first place, then you will not need to pop them.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Dont pick at it: Cleanse the area warm soaks exfoliate with an otc wash benzoyl peroxide ointments may help as well you can fond 10% over the counter as well
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: The type of acne you have helps determine the best treatment. Whiteheads and blackheads respond well to topical tretinoin (retin-a). More inflamed acn ... Read More
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Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
When you pop pimples: you can cause a scab and a scar. You need to see a dermatologist but temporarily the topical bandaid duoderm can help
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Sebaceous glands...: Without further specific info on these bumps, it is hard to give an accurate diagnosis. BUt, clinically, what you described most likely represents the ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Edema: Generally the clear fluid that leaks is one of two things: either it's edema (swelling) from the trauma of the pressure or it's fluid from inside the ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: Don't know if this is a cyst that may have become enlarged or infected. At this point, medical assessment would be your best option to determine what ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Hot wet compress: Application of a warm wet compress to a tender white head pimple over 20 minutes can often times allow the puss to drain out without having to traumat ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Darcy
18 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
What?: i have never heard that popping a pimple could cause death. Get on a prescription based skin care regimen to reduce outbreaks.
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