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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