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Picked at whitehead on nose, now a hole bigger than pore and pit like. Dermatologist says not infected. Will my skin repair itself? Will retin a (tretinoin) help?

Picked at whitehead on nose, now a hole bigger than pore and pit like. Dermatologist says not infected. Will my skin repair itself? Will retin a (tretinoin) help?

Skin lesion: Leave your skin alone. It will repair itself. If there was no infection and the whitehead was the only thing that came out of it, it will most likely leave no scars, but let it heal itself and keep your hands off your face. Read more

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Squeezed small bump on neck. Awful smelling stuff comes out. Keeps coming back. It is not a boil. Its under skin no head. Is it infected pore.

Squeezed small bump on neck. Awful smelling stuff comes out. Keeps coming back. It is not a boil. Its under skin no head. Is it infected pore.

Sebaceous cyst: This is a typical sebaceous cyst, perhaps a fairly large one. It's probably not infected now, and is harmless unless and until that happens. But it can be a pretty big deal if infection occurs. It can be treated with minor surgery to prevent recurrent accumulation, drainage, and infection -- probably by a dermatologist. Contact your doctor about a referral. Read more

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How can I minimize the pores on my nose?

How can I minimize the pores on my nose?

Keep it clean: Keeping your face clean and not oily is the key. Http://www. Webmd. Com/beauty/skin-glow-13/minimize-pores Read more

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How can you unclog tiny pores on my nose?

How can you unclog tiny pores on my nose?

Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. 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). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). Read more

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Nose looks like a ball at end. Huge pores.

Nose looks like a ball at end. Huge pores.

Rhinophyma: Rhinophyma was once thought to be caused by heavy alcohol use. This is not correct. Rhinophyma occurs equally in people who do not use alcohol and in those who drink heavily. The problem is much more common in men than in women. The cause of rhinophyma is unknown. It may be a severe form of a skin disease called rosacea. It is an uncommon disorder. Https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/001037.htm Read more

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Getting enlarged nose pores/ what can I do?

Getting enlarged nose pores/ what can I do?

Dermaroller: Other than physician grade skin care products and treatments, a dermaroller treatment is probably the best to decrease pore size. Read more

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I need help with an open/enlarged pore on my nose?

I need help with an open/enlarged pore on my nose?

Need More Informatio: We will love to help you but I don't understand the question. You say you have an open and enlarged pore on nose. Do you mean it is a lesion, does it have any drainage, is the skin surrounding it red. It may be a insect bite or some kind of infection. I suggest you get it checked by your doctor Read more

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Which antibitocs are best for infected nose piercings?

Which antibitocs are best for infected nose piercings?

Skin soft tissue: Skin and soft tissue infection need coverage based on background. Was a clean device used? If so a simple oral cephalosporin will help. They are all prescription and you will need to see your MD. Read more

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How do you an treat an infected c-section emitting pores?

How do you an treat an infected c-section emitting pores?

Contact: The surgeon who did your c-section asap about any wound infection or go to er if necessary. Read more

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My nose is really bad infected. I think I'm allegric but I'm not sure.?

My nose is really bad infected. I think I'm allegric but I'm not sure.?

Possible: It is very unusual for these to get infected but tue signs are increasing redness, swelling, drainage, tenderness, warmth. A sensitivity or allergy to metals, particularly nickel, can look like an infection and may respond to a change to titanium or a purer gold. Read more

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How to treat small infected pores on abdomen that appear to be spreading?

How to treat small infected pores on abdomen that appear to be spreading?

See your doctor: See your doctor to get these spots diagnosed, if it is an infection you may need an antibiotic. Read more

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What to do if I have a combination skin and have black pores on my nose. What can I do to reduce them?

What to do if I have a combination skin and have black pores on my nose. What can I do to reduce them?

Pangea Organics: Are certified organic, gluten free and botanical based (not dangerous chemicals) skincare products. I recommend the discovery kit for combination skin. They clear up your skin without being harsh or drying it out. It gives you travel sized version of the face cleanser, toner, scrub, masque and cream for only $34 and free shipping only at http://pangeaorganics. Com/parties/1167. Read more

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I think my nose ring is starting to become infected. What would you recommend my next course of action should be?

I think my nose ring is starting to become infected. What would you recommend my next course of action should be?

Take it out: Take it out and see a doctor today. An infection in the cartilage can be very serious and lead to a deformity if not treated early. Read more

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I have many pores on my nose and around my nose. What can I do to remove those pores? Because some people have no pores, their face is just flawless

I have many pores on my nose and around my nose. What can I do to remove those pores? Because some people have no pores, their face is just flawless

Large Pores: Large pores are genetic. Need to practice good skin hygiene to keep them clean and unblocked. Natural skin tighteners are ice, baking soda paste, lemon & pineapple juice, light scrubs, yogurt mask. May need exfoliants like alpha and beta hydroxy acids every 4-6 weeks to stimulate collagen and tighten pores. There are also Dermapen and light-based tx by medical professional that can smoothen skin. Read more

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Dry, oily and stingy nose pores, what to do?

Dry, oily and stingy nose pores, what to do?

Keep it clean: Keeping your face clean and not oily is the key. Http://www. Webmd. Com/beauty/skin-glow-13/minimize-pores Read more

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I have "holes" in my armpits. They get infected easily. Are they just large pores?

I have "holes" in my armpits. They get infected easily. Are they just large pores?

Armpits: A lot sebaceous cysts in the axilla (armpits) are from deodorants. Use baby powder for a while. I found Arm and Hammer stick deodorant best for cyst prevention after your initial episode has cleared up Read more

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How do I know my nose piercing is infected?

How do I know my nose piercing is infected?

Very rare: It is very unusual for these to get infected but tue signs are increasing redness, swelling, drainage, tenderness, warmth. A sensitivity or allergy to metals, particularly nickel, can look like an infection and may respond to a change to titanium or a purer gold. Read more

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Could a nose piercing get easily get infected?

Could a nose piercing get easily get infected?

Yes: Nasal Septal Piercing can cause heavy bleeding w formation of septal hematoma. Significant deformity may result from complications like necrosis of nasal wall or perichondritis. If stud grows into skin it may need to be cut out. Nasal jewelry could be aspirated into lungs or swallowed. A # of types of bacterial infections are possible (red, swollen, warm, tender, painful w malordorous drainage. Read more

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