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A 21-year-old female asked:

I tried to pop a blind pimple that had no head. it didn't pop and a layer of skin came off and blood just came out. what do i do now ive made worse?

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Dr. Cheryl Coldwater
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Leave it alone: Keep it clean and don't pop it any further. When you pop a pimple, you may drive infection deeper in the skin or increase the chance of scarring. Use a acne med and a good sunscreen (irritated skin or acne-medicated skin can be more sensitive to sun damage).
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