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Dry Up Pimple Overnight
YOU can't.: A dermatologist can inject it with an anti-inflammatory suspension that will probably (no guarantees) melt it away in a day or so. Don't do what you want to do, which is squeeze it. That will only make it worse. ...Read more
Pimple Info: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). The body increases blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. It usually takes more than overnight. ...Read more
9 m.O baby gets 3rd pimple on the face about 0, 5 CM in diameter. They get dry brown cover next day. 1 gets healed, but another pops up. Is it serious?
See your doctor: There could be a number of causes, some of which could be an infection so have a doctor examine the "pimple" and see what it is. ...Read more
No: These are all cruel internet pranks. You'll need several days before your get real results. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne can't be cured but will eventually remit on its own. Until then, you must manage it as a chronic illness. ...Read more
Possibly: Honey is known to be antibacterial. Acne can be caused by bacteria.Honey has been around thousands of years. Some studies confirm this property. Medical grade honey is preferred, otherwise, non-processed pure honey is best. Heat only with warmth of hands, apply sparingly, keep on for 15 minutes then rinse off daily. May work for some people, for others, if not bacterial, it doesn't. ...Read more
Pimple: It's hard to give you suggestion without seeing it. Either send a pic or see a local doc. ...Read more
I tried using colgate on my pimple and it left me with a burn. The area is all dried up. What should I do?
Leave it alone: & allow it to heal.Get a more detailed answer ›
My pimple dried up and is now peeling. How long will the peeling last and is there any way to accelerate the process?
No: There is not a way to accelerate the healing process. See your dermatologist for the best treatment. ...Read more
I picked a pimple & I let it dry out & it had a scab & I picked it & now it is raw what can I do to help it clear up fast : (?
I popped my pimple and now there's a scab and the scab is not completely dry but a little bit what can I do to let it heal faster?
Min. Trauma&KillBact.: Crucial: minimizing skin trauma (the problem with popping pimples, esp. When not done with great care/sophistication/aseptic technique) while also suppressing growth of bacteria inducing the pimple in the first place & all the many bacteria always living on the skin & in pores. At this point, washing gently/thoroughly with soap/water, applying Neosporin Cream (neomycin and polymyxin b) (not ointment) & bandaid daily best. ...Read more
I have sensitive prone and pimple prone skin. Somtimes its oily some dry very elergic, which moisturiser should I use to get healthy gllowing skin?
Multiple choice: I recommend lubriderm or nivea- both are fairly hypoallergenic. ...Read more
Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more
Terrible idea: You will simply injure the skin and end up with a bigger mess. If topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Prescription medicine can clear you until the disease self-cures. If your parents oppose this for superstitious reasons, make the phone call yourself. ...Read more
Overnight might: Be difficult, but hot moist packs should help- if not see pcp for further reatment. ...Read more
NONE: No home ingredients will help you. Successful treatment depends on the type & severity of acne. Usually we need 3 months or more for results. Acne is NOT due to dirt, diet, or stress. Adult women get best results from prescription spironolactone pills. There are a variety of creams. Choice depends on cost, type of skin, type of acne. ...Read more
The pus of my pimple dried up and fell off now I feel this small little bump what is it can what can I do to make it go away? How can I prevent it?
I have an eraser size pimple on my collarbone. Size gone down by a lot since yesterday. Yellow center but seems dry. Try to pop it? Not hot no pain.
Warm compress: I would use a warm compress to the area and see if it will drain. Usually you make a bigger problem by trying to pop it. ...Read more