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pimple on cheek for around 8 months. now it's flat, dry, and super red.how to get rid of it? any home remedies that you can easily find in your house?

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Dr. Richard Tholen
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
This needs medical: Care, not home remedies. How do you know that the 8 month lesion is not a skin cancer? Even your doctor does not have microscopic vision--a biopsy may well be warranted. If it's truly benign, then any "pimple" that persists 8 months needs surgical drainage and the cyst sac removed or else it will simply come back. Some say that patients who treat themselves have a fool for both doctor and patient.

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