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A 18-year-old male asked:

how to get rid of the color (reddish/purpleish) pimple on my cheek? if the color goes away thats fine for me. will hot cloth help? or cold water on it

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Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care 42 years experience
Colored skin lesion: First, it is important to know what the pimple is. I would recommend a visit to a dermatologist to determine if this is a worrisome problem, or something that can be treated simply. I don't think using a warm cloth will hurt, but i would seek medical advice.

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Last updated Apr 22, 2014

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