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how can i pop pimples without getting red spots all over?

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Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry 35 years experience
Don't: "popping" pimples can cause infections in the area which will exacerbate your problem. Additionally, it could leave scars behind which over time will look worse. Try using spot treatment creams for the break out and daily astringent to keep future breakouts from forming. If your situation is severe, see a dermatologist for meds.

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