A member asked:

My cheeks get many same-sized white "pimples" but they wipe off with a q-tip! no deep pus in pore. leave red pinhole and red blotchy scars. age 32.

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Exact diagnosis requires exam, best by dermatologist. OK to squeeze out superficial pustules. This does not cause scars nor does it spread the acne. Clean off the mirror after. Best treatment best determined by dermatologist. Tretinoin, benzoyl peroxide, and spironolactone come to mind.

Answered Feb 1, 2016

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