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Pimples on cheeks won't pop liquid filled soft ?

Pimples on cheeks won't pop liquid filled soft ?

Manage it: You won't be able to do anything about these other than perhaps use warm compresses. You need to increase whatever you do to manage your acne -- benzoyl peroxide, retinoic acid derivatives, prescription-strength medicine from your physician. It's not pleasant, but be persistent with it until it remits on its own. Trying to figure out what makes acne flares is almost never helpful. ...Read more

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Will popping pimples leave black blemish scar?

Will popping pimples leave black blemish scar?

Not the key: Whether or not you pop them, you're likely to have hyperpigmentation and maybe depressed scars; the latter can be permanent. You owe it to yourself to get serious about managing your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated up to 10% 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, your physician can add something that will. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could microdermabrasion clear up whiteheads/blackheads?

Could microdermabrasion clear up whiteheads/blackheads?

Yes: Yes, can improve both since it merely abrades the surface of the skin, releasing the entraped materials. ...Read more

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How to squeeze blackheads?

How to squeeze blackheads?

Recommend use of a: Comedone extractor to avoid damaging skin. Picking at comedones can lead to scarring. ...Read more

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Can you pop pus filled insect bite?

Can you pop pus filled insect bite?

Many do: Generally we recommend not to pop things...But many people do...Best after warm soaks, do not push hard, and clean well afterwards to prevent infection. ...Read more

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Infant small pimple like cyst on nect. Pop it?

Infant small pimple like cyst on nect. Pop it?

Pop pimples?: It is better to not pop pimples any where or any time as this may increase the chances for infection. If it doesn't go away or becomes red and irritated see your pediatrician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Large acne with pus on face?

Nodular acne?: See a dermatologist ASAP ..you may need some powerful meds including antibiotic to treat before scatting occurs ...Read more

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Can pimples contain clear fluid?

Can pimples contain clear fluid?

Early pimples, Yes.: Early pimples may have relatively clear fluid that become pus fairly quickly. Other lesions that are not pimples may also have clear fluid. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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White bumps on face with soft fluid inside. Are these whiteheads?

White bumps on face with soft fluid inside. Are these whiteheads?

Probably : In all likelihood it probably is, particularly if there are no significant areas of redness or fever which if present would suggest you would be best served with a visit to your physician. Having said that in all likelihood this is a presentation of acne and would likely be well addressed with over-the-counter acne preparations containing benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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How can I clear pores on face, esp. nose & chin? Nose pores are dark, under bottom lip are small white bumps, both make whitish solid when squeezed

How can I clear pores on face, esp. nose & chin? Nose pores are dark, under bottom lip are small white bumps, both make whitish solid when squeezed

Pores: Without a closeup exam I cannot say for certain but the pores are part of the normal anatomy of your skin and they are full of sebum (oil) from below. When it gets to the surface it oxidizes and turns dark. To try to "clean" them you would be as successful as King Canute ordering the tide to hold back at his command. You must know how successful that was unless you are a Republican!! ...Read more

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White puss-like liquid comes out of face pores when squeezing face skin really hard, specially around tip of nose. I've oily skin.?

White puss-like liquid comes out of face pores when squeezing face skin really hard, specially around tip of nose. I've oily skin.?

Dirt & Oil: Our pores get filled with dirt & oil daily. Our skin naturally produces oils to help protect it. When bacteria are involved it causes acne (pimples), which can lead to pus. Try to avoid squeezing your skin, it can cause redness & inflammation. ...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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Is it bad to squeeze/ pop pimples, white heads, & black heads on your skin or face?

Is it bad to squeeze/ pop pimples, white heads, & black heads on your skin or face?

Sort of: It is worse to neglect them, and not seek scientific treatment. You're human and you're going to pick at them and probably pop the uncomfortable ones, but severe acne will scar regardless. If benzoyl peroxide has failed after two weeks or you have trunk lesions, your physician will need to treat you. It's non-lifestyle-related, a serious life handicap, and highly treatable if you get with your dr. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of tiny pimples filled with oil?

How do you get rid of tiny pimples filled with oil?

Oil Bumps: You may develop bumps on your face that are filled with sebum oil. Bumps that are a form of acne can form when pores on your skin get clogged or blocked. Prescription retin a (tretinoin) is an effective treatment for this condition. ...Read more

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Clear fluid filled bubble? Bug bite?

Clear fluid filled bubble? Bug bite?

Maybe not always.: When ever you get fluid filled bubble on your skin, it's a sign of skin injury, which can be either form infection, insect bite or iritation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of clogged pores/whiteheads? Press, poke, pick?

How to get rid of clogged pores/whiteheads? Press, poke, pick?

No perfect solution: There is no perfect solution - you should wash well, pat dry and there are prescription meds that can help. Poking, picking and squeezing can actually make things worse and you should refrain from this. ...Read more