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Please help! what is the quickest way to get rid of large zits that are deep under the skin?

Please help! what is the quickest way to get rid of large zits that are deep under the skin?

Cystic acne: Deeper acne or cystic acne may be treated with intralesional corticosteroid injections performed by a dermatologist. These treatments are particularly effective when the cysts are red and tender (inflamed). Prescription Retin-A type creams are indicated for cystic acne. Talk to your dermatologist for treatment options. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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I have an under the skin pimple i want a quick way to get rid of this using home remidies.. Is it possible i can get rid of it overnight ?

I have an under the skin pimple  i want a quick way to get rid of this using home remidies.. Is it possible i can get rid of it overnight ?

Probably Not: If you have a big event coming up, you may want to have an intralesional steroid shot to the area to help it resolve more quickly. Risks of steroid injection are pitting (divet in the skin) and blood vessels to the surface. Some people like Ibuprofen for inflammatory bumps 400-600mg every 4-6 hours- ask your physician if this is ok for you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples under the skin ?

How to get rid of pimples under the skin ?

Pimples: If they are indeed whiteheads, or pimples under the skin, a tiny needle can be used to create an opening in the skin to release the oil inside. This should be done under sterile conditions, preferably in a doctor's office, to reduce the risk of infection and scarring. ...Read more

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I have a pimple under the skin of my nose and have work in about 12 hours, what is the best way to either get rid of or hide it?

I have a pimple under the skin of my nose and have work in about 12 hours, what is the best way to either get rid of or hide it?

Warm pack: A warm moist pack such as a warm moist towel applied to the nasal area can help open the pimple without traumatizing your nose. ...Read more

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For about 6months I've had a spot on my cheek & it feels like a pimple under the skin but it only has blood in it. how can I get rid of it?

For about 6months I've had a spot on my cheek & it feels like a pimple under the skin but it only has blood in it. how can I get rid of it?

See derm: Because it is on your face I recommend seeing a dermatologist to prevent scarring. It may be a hemangioma or cherry nevus which can be removed. ...Read more

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I have red, inflamed, under the skin and very painful acne, as well as small white bumps on my chin. How do I get rid of it?

I have red, inflamed, under the skin and very painful acne, as well as small white bumps on my chin. How do I get rid of it?

Very serious: Painful acne may be compounded by allergy to the bacteria that cause it. It is a grave personal and professional liability and you need to be under the care of a competent physician, probably a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of bumps under the skin on my face? I have these bumps on my face mainly on the cheeks and around the chin they appear to be grease clogged bumps and i can't seem to get rid of them with any acne regime it feels awful i hate when anyone t

How do I get rid of bumps under the skin on my face? I have these bumps on my face mainly on the cheeks and around the chin they appear to be grease clogged bumps and i can't seem to get rid of them with any acne regime it feels awful i hate when anyone t

Yes, Neck and Back: Acne can occur anywhere there are sebaceous glands (oil glands) in the skin. Web md is a great resource to learn more about acne. Skin hygiene with soap and water followed by benzol peroxide or 2% salicylic acid products are over the counter options. An evaluation by a dermatologist can help develop a long term plan. Resistant acne can also be treated with antibiotics and some laser therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more