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What's the clear liquid/oil that comes out of pimples? Is it the same as Pus?

What's the clear liquid/oil that comes out of pimples? Is it the same as Pus?

Interstitial fluid: All cells are bathed with interstitial fluid, which then drains into the lymphatics. This fluid is clear and resembles plasma & is the fluid that in "water blisters" or burns. Pimples are infected hair follicles and the fluid is usually yellow or milky, and that is pus, a mixture of tissue fluid, white blood cells and sebum or oil. Normal hair follicles secrete sebum, which is a clear oil. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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What is the liquid that come out of a pimple thats kind of clear?

What is the liquid that come out of a pimple thats kind of clear?

Pimple liquid: That is simply called serum. It is the watery fluid that fills in all body tissue. If red, then blood has mixed with it. If white then it might be sebaceous material from an oil gland. ...Read more

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I popped a pimple and now it won't stop oozing clear liquid - what's going on?

I popped a pimple and now it won't stop oozing clear liquid - what's going on?

Could be infection: The oozing could be an early infection form picking open the skin. Warm soaks may help at this point but if it starts to get red, warm, painful or the liquid changes color see you physician . ...Read more

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When ever I pop a pimple, pores around it give out a clear liquid. What is it?

When ever I pop a pimple, pores around it give out a clear liquid. What is it?

Stop popping!: Any time the skin is broken and squeezed; a clear fluid may escape. Pimples should not be squeezed or manipulated. Simply apply benzoyl peroxide cream twice daily and local moist heat. ...Read more

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What is the clear liquid released from pimples?

What is the clear liquid released from pimples?

Clear liquid: Clear liquid coming from a pimple is serous fluid which serves a lubricant and protection of body tissues. Picking pimples can cause serous infection and/or scarring. ...Read more

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I'm 23. My whole life I've had a pimple on my neck(never goes away)that gets filled with clear liquid, it comes out if when it breaks. what can it be?

I'm 23. My whole life I've had a pimple on my neck(never goes away)that gets filled with clear liquid, it comes out if when it breaks. what can it be?

It may be a cyst: Sebaceous cysts often have the appearance you describe. You should see your primary care doctor who can evaluate it and refer you to a specialist who can remove it. ...Read more

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Have like a clear kind of liquid that comes out of anus hole. What could it be? also have a very painful pimple right next to the hole. What cud I do?

Have like a clear kind of liquid that comes out of anus hole. What could it be? also have a very painful pimple right next to the hole. What cud I do?

Need exam: See your Dr or Gyn to start process of determining exact problem, as too complicated for Internet, and some may require surgical intervention. ...Read more

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What is pimples filled with clear liquid in mouth?

What is pimples filled with clear liquid in mouth?

See your doctor: If you having a viral outbreak you will need prescription medication and a correct diagnosis. Your doctor can help you with this. ...Read more

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Why do pimples fill with clear liquid?

Why do pimples fill with clear liquid?

Pimples: Pimples are localized infections and inflammatory pockets. The fluid is the result of bacterial cell breakdown and due to the inflammatory process. Appropriate skin care can dramatically improve acne. ...Read more

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Oozing yellowish clear liquid from bumps. They are not pimple but begin appearing that was?

Oozing yellowish clear liquid from bumps. They are not pimple but begin appearing that was?

See MD: Diagnosing a rash without seeing it is tough. Also not knowing where exactly the rash is makes it difficult as well. Could be a bacterial skin infection, a viral skin lesion ( or a contact rash ( like poison ivy). If you want to know for sure, see your physician ...Read more