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Do cherry angiomas hurt?

Do cherry angiomas hurt?

No: These are benign vascular skin lesions in older folks most common on the midsection. They do not hurt unless irritated externally. ...Read more

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Popped blackhead & washed then put bacitracin on it so it wouldn't scarwhite head formed i popped then raised scab formed popped clear liquidwhat2do?

Popped blackhead & washed then put bacitracin on it so it wouldn't scarwhite head formed i  popped then raised scab formed popped clear liquidwhat2do?

Skin abscess: In teenagers, it is not uncommon to suffer from acne. This can be related to a variety of normal growth issues, and also to physical activity, hygiene, and topical products used. I would typically not encourage multiple popping of blackheads or skin abscesses. The fingers could contaminate the wound further with other bacteria and cause a worse infection. Best to use soap and water regularly. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could pickle juice heal a popped blister?

Thoughts? Could pickle juice heal a popped blister?

BAd Idea: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. No irritating alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, vinergar and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Infant small pimple like cyst on nect. Pop it?

Infant small pimple like cyst on nect. Pop it?

Pop pimples?: It is better to not pop pimples any where or any time as this may increase the chances for infection. If it doesn't go away or becomes red and irritated see your pediatrician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Do cherry angiomas appear and disappear?

Do cherry angiomas appear and disappear?

Cherry angiomas: Usually the do not disappear without intervention. They can be removed with electro coagulation or laser treatments. ...Read more

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Sebaceous cyst just internally popped. Now what?

Sebaceous cyst just internally popped. Now what?

Drain contents: May need to drain the contents. Sometimes may also need to remove the protective membrane to avoid recurrence. ...Read more

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Pimples on cheeks won't pop liquid filled soft ?

Pimples on cheeks won't pop liquid filled soft ?

Manage it: You won't be able to do anything about these other than perhaps use warm compresses. You need to increase whatever you do to manage your acne -- benzoyl peroxide, retinoic acid derivatives, prescription-strength medicine from your physician. It's not pleasant, but be persistent with it until it remits on its own. Trying to figure out what makes acne flares is almost never helpful. ...Read more

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Can i pop spider bite white lump?

Can i pop spider bite white lump?

Thanks for asking!: It is probably better if you go to a physian and have them do it for you if indicated because they can get a culture of it so that you ultimately know the causative organism, and obtain culture and sensitivities which will tell us what antibiotics it would be susceptible to for treatment. ...Read more

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Small white painful pus filled bump on bottom lip, got worse when I popped it....Wht could it be?

Acne: Could be acne lesion that is infected. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation because this way you will get treatment that will clear the problem. ...Read more

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Should i pop insect bites that became white blisters?

Should i pop insect bites that became white blisters?

No, allow them to: Heal naturally. Breaking open a blister will increase your chance for infection. ...Read more

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Should i pop my blood blister?

Should i pop my blood blister?

It may help: Sterilizing a needle by fire and piercing a blood blister may help relieve pressure and pain. That said, if there are any questions, you should visit a medical professional. Also, do not remove a blister entirely, as blisters can protect raw skin. ...Read more

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Should i pop my coldsore blisters?

No: No, nothing to gained, and possibly cause problems, . ...Read more

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Small white painful pus filled bump on bottom lip, got worse when i popped it....What could it be?

Small white painful pus filled bump on bottom lip, got worse when i popped it....What could it be?

Infection: Infections of the glands on the lips can become infected and cause an abscess. When you popped it the inflammation was extended into the surrounding tissues and made it worse. See you healthcare provider since you may need antibiotics. Drainage from the lips is towards the brain, so infections there can be serious. ...Read more