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put garlic on popped pimples for 1hr on my face to reduce the size . now i have dark bruise like marks on the spots where i applied the garlic. what c?

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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Pimples: Probably bruising from squeezing pimples. Should fade with time, can also apply some benzoyl peroxide. Patience and don't squeeze.
Answered on Feb 20, 2017
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Trauma: Probably related from the trauma from popping the pimple and not related to the garlic
Answered on Feb 21, 2017

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