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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

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 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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I have a large pimple in my right ear lobe. How do I get rid of it?

I have a large pimple in my right ear lobe. How do I get rid of it?

Hot soaks: Apply warm to hot (be careful) wet packs to this every 2-3 hours for 15-20 minutes. It should gradually come to a head and open and drain. If it doesn't you may have to visit your local doctor. ...Read more

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I have a large pimple inside my ear lobe. Have tried popping it but can't because it is on the inside of the ear lobe. How do I get rid of it?

I have a large pimple inside my ear lobe. Have tried popping it but can't because it is on the inside of the ear lobe. How do I get rid of it?

Scar tissue: Most likely if not red or tender (try not to squeeze!) If it gets larger or red it may need to be seen by a doctor, meanwhile wash gently, pat dry and keep hair clean. A pimple will clear in a few days. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples in my head?

How do I get rid of pimples in my head?

See dr: Will probably require a prescription. For now you could try a dandruff shampoo but doubt it will help. ...Read more

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Have pimples on my head how ill I get rid of them?

Have pimples on my head how ill I get rid of them?

Healthy diet: Healthy diet and exercise. Keep face clean. Avoid touching your face and you may use over the counter acne moisturizing cream or gel. ...Read more

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I have white substances (like powder) on my head and numerous pimples on my head. Please help me to get rid of these.

I have white substances (like powder) on my head and numerous pimples on my head. Please help me to get rid of these.

Lesions: Am assuming that the eruptions you are referring to are on your scalp. Recommend evaluation for proper diagnosis and to determine an appropriate treatment plan. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the pimples on my butt? I have pimples that keep forming on my butt. Sometimes white head sometimes no head at all

How do I get rid of the pimples on my butt? I have pimples that keep forming on my butt. Sometimes white head sometimes no head at all

Consult your Doctor: You need to see your doctor or a dermatologist as you have probabely recurrent infections causing pimples, it needs to be looked at and treated properly. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of a black head on a pimple?

How should I get rid of a black head on a pimple?

Acne wash: The black head on a pimple (open comedon) is pigment seen in the opening of a hair follicle and not dirt. Using benzoyl peroxide--either alone or in combination with another acne medication---is an effective means of taking care of this. Manual expression of the plug in the hair shaft will also work, but is not recommended if their is a large number of blackheads. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a red pimple on the left upper cheek? The pimple does not have a head

How do I get rid of a red pimple on the left upper cheek? The pimple does not have a head

Warm compresses: May apply a warm compress for 5 minutes 2-3 times a day. It will help with the swelling and it may help it go away. Avoid picking on it or "popping " it as it may increase scaring. Chances are it will go away even if you don't do anything. ...Read more

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Itching in head along with pimples. How to get rid of it?

Itching in head along with pimples. How to get rid of it?

Scalp symptoms?: Not sure if you are referring to your face or scalp. If your scalp is itching and has sores on it, you may have seborrheic dermatitis which is partially a fungal infection, or folliculitis, a bacterial infection at the hair follicles. See a doc - seeing a rash is worth a thousand words - and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I got this pimple by my lip and it looks like a black head but how do I get rid of it?

See a dermatologist: A dermatologist or an aesthetician can rid you of this easily. ...Read more

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There's lot of dandruff on my head. Does iit lead to pimples? How to get rid of dandruff and pimples?

There's lot of dandruff on my head. Does iit lead to pimples? How to get rid of dandruff and pimples?

Scalp Acne: Scalp acne is less common than acne on the face or back, but it develops in the same way. Skin naturally produces a protective layer of oil known as sebum. Sebum makes its way to the skin's surface through pores, and excess oil, dead skin cells or other substances can clog them. Bacteria multiply in the trapped sebum, forming a pre-pimple, or a microcomedone. Antibiotics are treatment of choice. ...Read more

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What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?

What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?

Acne keloidalis much: This may be acne keloidalis nuchae or one of several other conditions that are best evaluated by a dermatologist. Treatment may require a series of trials of different medications or systemic therapy and/or surgery. ...Read more

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I'm getting pimples/bumps at the back of my head after every haircut. What can I do to get rid of it real quick?

I'm getting pimples/bumps at the back of my head after every haircut. What can I do to get rid of it real quick?

Infection vs ingrown: Some people get folliculitis an infection along the hair follicle. Perhaps the barber's equipment is not clean? ! Topical antibiotic ointment can help or in bad cases, oral antibiotics from your doctor. Sometimes people can get a fungal infection (Tinea Capitis - google it). Another possibility in ingrown hair if the haircut was very short. In that case you need to keep the hair longer. ...Read more

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24 male I have pimple marks on my face and deep scares and black head can u suggest any cream to get rid of them? I am from india please help

24 male I have pimple marks on my face and deep scares and black head can u suggest any cream to get rid of them? I am from india please help

Cratered acne: Ice-pick scars from acne require deep skin treatment as provided by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Laser treatment may help. There are no topical creams or ablatives that will help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a massive pimple with no head overnight.

How to get rid of a massive pimple with no head overnight.

Overnight might: Be difficult, but hot moist packs should help- if not see pcp for further reatment. ...Read more

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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

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How to get rid of a inflammed pimple with no head over night?

Acne Cyst: The fastest way is with a cortisone injection of 2.5mg/cc into the acne lesion. Other treatments include oral antibiotics and topical acne medication like Minocin (minocycline) and epiduo. ...Read more

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I popped a pimple about 9 hours ago and blood came out. After a while, the pimple's head was covered by black dry blood. How do I get rid of the blood?

Leave it alone: The less you mess with this, the better. You're 14 years old and it's time to get serious about managing your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, or if it's on your trunk get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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How to get rid of black head pimple on my nose and make the pores smaller?

How to get rid of black head pimple on my nose and make the pores smaller?

Skin care: 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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I got 3-4 boils (kind of pimples) on my head at the temple area. What is the possible reason for this and how to get rid?

I got 3-4 boils (kind of pimples) on my head at the temple area. What is the possible reason for this and how to get rid?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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I used topical treatments on my acne and some of the blind pimples left a bump as if the head is still underneath. I believe its not scar as I din't pop it. Can I know if it will go away on its own or is there somthing I should do to get rid of it?

I used topical treatments on my acne and some of the blind pimples left a bump as if the head is still underneath. I believe its not scar as I din't pop it. Can I know if it will go away on its own or is there somthing I should do to get rid of it?

Manage it: Listen friend. Most of what you read / hear about acne is not true. You'll scar from a bad pimple whether or not it pops. If it's this severe, you need to prevent new pimples from forming -- you can do nothing about what's happened. Keep loading on the topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid and get with your physician to add some prescription Rx for a few months. Best wishes. ...Read more