A 22-year-old female asked:
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Is hot packing or putting ice on a cystic pimple better?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Warm compress.: Alternate warm and cold and have it evaluated.
Answered on Mar 22, 2014

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