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A 16-year-old female asked:

how do i get rid of a red pimple on the left upper cheek? the pimple does not have a head

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Dr. Gibrham Rodriguez
Emergency Medicine 13 years experience
Warm compresses: May apply a warm compress for 5 minutes 2-3 times a day. It will help with the swelling and it may help it go away. Avoid picking on it or "popping " it as it may increase scaring . Chances are it will go away even if you don't do anything .

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