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How to get rid of big red pimple without head?

How to get rid of big red pimple without head?

See a dermatologist: Most important to make sure is not a boil. If is deep, may require oral therapy. Would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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How to get rid of a huge pimple fast?

How to get rid of a huge pimple fast?

Pimple: You may want to use salicylic acid gel to dry it out. Neutrogena has a line call 24 hour acne clearing system or you can try acnefree system as well. If you need the pimple to go away incredibly fast, then a visit to a dermatologist to inject an anti-inflammatory would be my best advise. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a huge, red, painful, pimple!!!?

How can I get rid of a huge, red, painful, pimple!!!?

Pimple: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching the pimple. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a huge, red, painful, pimple!?

How can I get rid of a huge, red, painful, pimple!?

Abcess: A HUGE painful red pimple is called an abscess by doctors and it must be drained and usually followed by antibiotics to clear it up. I really urge you not to do this on your own - it can turn into a big disaster if you don't do it right. Until you can get into the doc tomorrow, put hot compresses on the area hourly or soak area in very warm water. But most important, see doc TOMORROW! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of redness in a popped pimple?

How can I get rid of redness in a popped pimple?

Leave it alone: If you hadn't popped the pimple in the first place it would be gone by now. I know how hard it is to leave pimples alone, but you'll be surprised how much less "angry" your face looks when you use your prescribed treatment and keep your hands off. I tell all my patients, "your face is not on strike, you don't have to pick it.". ...Read more

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How to get rid of a hard pimple like bump on back?

How to get rid of a hard pimple like bump on back?

Maybe not pimple: It may be a persistent clogged pore or a small cyst if it has lasted for some time. It may also be some persistent inflammation. The best way to know for sure would be to have it examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a red rash?

How to get rid of a red rash?

Rash: Without seeing the rash it is impossible to make a diagnosis and treatment plan. The rash could be due to medication, a contact dermatitis as in poison ivy, or a virus as in seen in pityriasis rosacea. See your local dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a pimple and a scab. Fast?

How to get rid of a pimple and a scab. Fast?

No quick fix: If you're getting occasional pimples, something as simple as a nightly salicylic acid wash may keep them at bay. Once formed, there's no way to speed healing. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a large zit on my lip?

How can I get rid of a large zit on my lip?

Drainage : See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get the junk out of a huge zit fast without popping it?!

See a dermatologist: A large zit is usually an acne cyst. The best way to get rid of it without a scar is having it injected with a low dose solution of cortisone that does not get into your bloodstream. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a big ear pimple?

How do I get rid of a big ear pimple?

Pimple: Warm towel soaks may help. Retin -a cream helps decrease pimples . See a dermatologist who may inject the area with corticosteroid or drain the area. At times , oral antibiotics are prescribed. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a huge pimple in the ear fast?

How do you get rid of a huge pimple in the ear fast?

Vanishing cream: I prefer the daily vanishing cream as it has benzoyl peroxide as the active ingredient, which is the best product available over the counter for the treatment of acne. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a ingrown pimple inside my nose?

How to get rid of a ingrown pimple inside my nose?

Vestibulitis: You can try over the counter antibiotic cream, but they very often do not work well. If you see your doctor, you can get a stronger treatment that will be more likely to work. Feel better. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a zit really quickly?

How can I get rid of a zit really quickly?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a red infected pimple ?

Infected pimple: See your dermatologist the infected pimple should be cultured warm soaks with an antibacterial soap (such as dial) to try and draw the pimple out. Systemic antibiotic pills to cure the infection. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a popped pimple fast!?

What can I do to get rid of a popped pimple fast!?

No way: There is really no way to get rid of a popped pimple except for waiting for it to resolve try not to pick at it since that will make it take longer to go away. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a huge cystic pimple on my nose without leaving a scar?

How can I get rid of a huge cystic pimple on my nose without leaving a scar?

Natural Healing: 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). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a small red patch on penis head?

How can I get rid of a small red patch on penis head?

Yes or no, ...: Without further detail in history + a direct look at, it is hard to decide what needs to be done, maybe doing nothing or biopsy or removal, although clinically it may be foreskin-related or so-call erythroplasia of Queyrat (Bowen disease of glans penis), that is, in situ squamous cell carcinoma. To clarify such, go to articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish... ...Read more