A 19-year-old male asked:
i have a large painful pimple on my back, how do i get rid of quickly and should i break it?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Louise Andrew answered
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Could be a cyst: but you could apply warm compresses as often as possible and have someone press gently to see if it "pops". If it only goes down a little bit an then comes right back, it could need to be opened and drained.
Answered on Aug 17, 2018
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