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I have large pores on my nose that are full of pus?

I have large pores on my nose that are full of pus?

Dermatologist: Besides making sure that your nose is washed carefully and cleansed you should consult with a dermatologist on the best regimen for your particular skin. ...Read more

Pus (Definition)

Pus consists of white blood cells that have "eaten" bacteria and then died. You find pus resulting after an infection has established itself and the pus is a product of the body's immune ...Read more


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I have a large pore on my nose which was formed by clogging pimple. How to remove that pore.?

I have a large pore on my nose which was formed by clogging pimple. How to remove that pore.?

ABSCESS?: You need to open the pore with a small needle and drain it. Take antibiotics or let your md do it. It is located in the dangerous area of the face. ...Read more

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The skin on my nose has large, clogged pores. What's a good skin care regimen to fix this? Retin-a is too harsh (red and irritated skin).

The skin on my nose has large, clogged pores. What's a good skin care regimen to fix this? Retin-a is too harsh (red and irritated skin).

Dilute retina: Use retina every day or use moisturizer first to dilute strength of weakest retina. 05. Salicylic acid products will also work to open pores. Other options although temporary are bier strips, or cllarisonic device available at drug store or sephora. Phtodynamic therapy can shrink pores rather than just remove debris. ...Read more

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What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

Sebaceous glands: The nose is packed with sebaceous glands that make oils and thick sebum (the white stuff). Pus is thin and associated with infections. Unless you have acne or another infection, painless, thick, white sebum is what your are expressing.

The sebum helps protect the skin and provides moisture, so it is normal. Different people make varying amounts. If it is problematic, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

Puss: 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 do I treat overactive sebum in my pores of my face lots of white pus in each pore. I've already use Re-tina A have a good skin routine.

How do I treat overactive sebum in my pores of my face lots of white pus in each pore. I've already use Re-tina A have a good skin routine.

Lots of treatments: Sebum is normal. Using retin-A is the best first step. Accutane would do more but it has lots of drawbacks so I would advise consulting your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have white pus coming out of my armpit but they're is no bump previously I had bumps come out but this time its just two open pores what does this me?

I have white pus coming out of my armpit but they're is no bump previously I had bumps come out but this time its just two open pores what does this me?

Hydradenitis: The most common cause is something called hidradenitis suppurativa. This isn't dangerous but it can cause a discharge and at times this can smell. It's a condition that tends to get a little worse before stabilizing.
The other possible cause is something called an epidermoid cyst, not dangerous but can intermittently cause a white pus to be secreted and sometimes painful. ...Read more

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Flesh coloured bumps on face and Pores refill with white stringey pus even after squeezing until they've turned into a spot but then they scar?

Flesh coloured bumps on face and Pores refill with white stringey pus even after squeezing until they've turned into a spot but then they scar?

Seems like acne. Pic?: If this occurs along your face, it's best to have a picture at the ready. It's hard to make the diagnosis based on your limited description here. Use HealthTap Prime or go to your regular doctor / dermatologist when one of these bumps appears, so they can look at it & make a diagnosis. My impression is that you have cystic acne (or chloracne, which is rarer). I hope it works out well for you. ...Read more

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Pinpoint bump on my lipline and it had pus. I popped it and notice I have other small ones with liquid only -all small as a pore. Cold sore?

Pinpoint bump on my lipline and it had pus. I popped it and notice I have other small ones with liquid only -all small as a pore. Cold sore?

Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots are small (1-5mm), slightly elevated yellowish or white papules or spots that can appear on the glans or shaft of the penis, labia of the female, inside of the cheeks and on the lips. Fordyce spots are a variant of sebaceous glands (the glands that normally produce sebum and are usually found within hair follicles). Fordyce spots are sebaceous glands without hair follicles. ...Read more

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Many hair pores all over body is turning red, forming pus, itchy, won't heal. Autopsy for a chronic injury shows psoriasiform dermatitis. Linked?

Many hair pores all over body is turning red, forming pus, itchy, won't heal. Autopsy for a chronic injury shows psoriasiform dermatitis. Linked?

Folliculitis: Sometimes using a water source like a hot tub can cause infection of the hair follicles. Suggest antibiotic along with gram stain and culture of one lesion. ...Read more

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My cheeks get many same-sized white "pimples" but they wipe off with a q-tip! No deep pus in pore. Leave red pinhole and red blotchy scars. Age 32.

My cheeks get many same-sized white "pimples" but they wipe off with a q-tip! No deep pus in pore. Leave red pinhole and red blotchy scars. Age 32.

Acne pustules: Exact diagnosis requires exam, best by dermatologist. OK to squeeze out superficial pustules. This does not cause scars nor does it spread the acne. Clean off the mirror after. Best treatment best determined by dermatologist. Tretinoin, benzoyl peroxide, and spironolactone come to mind. ...Read more

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How to differentiate clogged pores or open pores?

How to differentiate clogged pores or open pores?

Clogged vs open pore: Open pores are normal. Some opens are small while others are large. Some topical treatments like AHA's can help reduce the size of open pores. Clogged pores have something stuck in them. Usually sebum, the normal substance that the glands produce. If it becomes dry, it makes a plug. Skin can also grow over the exit to the pores blocking them. Looking at them is enough to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does having open pores worse than clogged pores? Why do some people want to open their pores and some want to close them?

Does having open pores worse than clogged pores? Why do some people want to open their pores and some want to close them?

Clean pores: Oil glands can clog pores with oil and it is desirable to clean them out to avoid black heads and pimples which come from clogged pores. Using a salicylic acid wash can help clean pores and rid the skin of pimples and blackheads. ...Read more

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How do I treat a clogged pore on my chin?

How do I treat a clogged pore on my chin?

Warm washcloth: Soap and warm water to wash your face regularly and try to avoid touching your face. ...Read more

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New tattoo, is it staph or clogged pores?

New tattoo, is it staph or clogged pores?

Sorry that: Can't be differentiated that easily online. If in question have it medically evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism by which pores become clogged?

What is the mechanism by which pores become clogged?

Comedogenic products: Oils, dirt, and minerals can clog pores.

Non-comedogenic products are designed not to clog pores. ...Read more

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What are some excellent topicals for clogged pores and red dots?

What are some excellent topicals for clogged pores and red dots?

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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What's the best thing to dry out a small blemish and clogged pores? (Benzol peroxide 5% and diferin dnt work?)

Astringent use: The use of a pore minimizer or astringent may be of benefit in drying small blemishes or "unclogging" pores. Brand name items to consider include SeaBreeze or Propa pH ...Read more

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Every pore on my face is clogged with a hard core. I wash daily but they stay clogged is there any way to make my pores smaller and to clear them out?

Every pore on my face is clogged with a hard core. I wash daily but they stay clogged is there any way to make my pores smaller and to clear them out?

See a dermatologist: From your description it seems like you are describing blackheads (comedones). Benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid washes can help this but you may need a prescription medicine. If your condition is as severe as you describe you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of clogged pores? Any tips?

Best way to get rid of clogged pores? Any tips?

Try: Benzoyl peroxide (in many OTC acne washes) and warm water while cleansing. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to get rid of clogged pores?

Moisturising Lotion: Avoid harsh chemicals/ soap/ meds. Clean face towel daily. Mild nonallergenic wash. Vitamin a supplement. Overall cleanliness, avoid indoor animals, pmd will take the next step. ...Read more

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MeWhy dprescribe metronidaloze for dry skin with clogged pores?

MeWhy dprescribe metronidaloze for dry skin with clogged pores?

Rosacea?: Call the doctor back who prescribed the Metro gel and ask them why they prescribed the medication. Before taking any medication you need to know why, what are the side effects, what are the risks benefits. Good luck! ...Read more