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A 18-year-old male asked:

I had a zit.. squeezed it now there is a hard bump under my skin from where i squeezes it..

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Zit: This is exactly why we advised everyone not to do what you did. You likely pushed the infection deep in to tissue. I would advise that if becomes tender or red, see your doctor for antibiotic. If it does't resolve soon, may need to be extracted.

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Last updated Dec 1, 2014

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