A 50-year-old member asked:
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'i popped a pimple and now it''s black?

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Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Really black?: I think you probably just mean the skin is discolored or darker than your normal skin. This should improve with time especially if you wear a light sunscreen with an spf of 30.
Answered on Oct 9, 2019
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