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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Stop: Stop damaging the skin and leave it alone to jet them heal. Stop popping!!! Doctor's order.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Time: You might have squeezed them too hard causing the change in your skin. It should get better with time. Just be patient and try not to bother the are ... Read More
Dr. Catherine Carroll
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Acne Scars: Picking at acne or blackheads can leave behind hyperpigmentation, another term for darker areas of skin. The best way to prevent this is to not irrita ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ingrown hair: You ask a good question and any painful lump or bump on the vagina warrants examination, however this is more likely an infected hair follicle/ingrown ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sherris
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Oily skin: Sometimes the skin is just oily. Try glycolic acid cleansers, benzoyl peroxide, and possibly Retin-A creams. If it fails see a drmatoligist.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dermatologist: The skin of the external nose is full of sebaceous glands that can get infected. I believe a dermatologist is the specialist of choice to get the mos ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pus?: It is possible that you may have introduced infection into the the nose and eye, if there is pus, increasing pain, warmth, and/or redness at these sit ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No time?: Any licensed physician can handle all but the most severe cases of acne. I trust you're already using topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day; your persona ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Sebaceous Cyst: No squeezing, pinching, poking these lesions please. This is old dried out pus in a cyst called a sebaceous cyst. It needs to be cut out and sewn up p ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Just leave it alone: so that the inflammation can decrease.
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Manage it: With lots of blackheads, consider starting with topical retinoic acid as tolerated, adding your physicisn's prescription if you are not clear in a few ... Read More

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