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A 47-year-old member asked:

I found out its probably a pimple but im dumb so what is this red bump my nose, what do you recommend?

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Dr. Michael Jaindl
39 years experience
Pimples in and: Around the nasal tip should be treated like an infection. This is considered a danger area because the veins of the central face do not have valves and communicate with the intracranial circulation. I recommend starting with warm soaks and avoid squeezing it. If it swells and becomes painful you need to see a doctor for antibiotics.
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