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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
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Pimples: Probably bruising from squeezing pimples. Should fade with time, can also apply some benzoyl peroxide. Patience and don't squeeze.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care 36 years experience
Trauma: Probably related from the trauma from popping the pimple and not related to the garlic

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