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How long does it take for the redness and swelling to go away after a cystic pimple has burst?

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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 43 years experience
several months: The next time you get a large acne cyst like that it is best to go to the dermatologist, so it can be injected with cortisone. This does not get into your bloodstream but will improve the cyst in only one day and then there will be a little risk of scarring and the redness will go away faster.
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