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i have a big pimple( i'm assuming is one) and i was shocked when i saw. i'm afraid to tell my parents about it & i tried popping it. nothing comes out?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Should be seen soon: You do not know how deeply it extends into you. It may have to be lanced. It may be loculated. This is something which needs a flesh and blood doctor, not the 'net.

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