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A male asked:

I popped a pimple about 9 hours ago and blood came out. after a while, the pimple's head was covered by black dry blood. how do i get rid of the blood?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Leave it alone: The less you mess with this, the better. You're 14 years old and it's time to get serious about managing your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, or if it's on your trunk get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx.
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