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how to remove the redness of a popped pimple?

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Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Redness: When a pimple is popped, it causes inflammation which is seen as a red mark. This mark can last for many months in some cases. It will fade with time, but if you want to get rid of it quicker, the area can be treated with laser to remove the redness.
Answered on Apr 1, 2016
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Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time, or makeup: The inflammation will need time to resolve.
Answered on Mar 24, 2013

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