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I tried using colgate on my pimple and it left me with a burn. The area is all dried up. What should I do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Leave it alone

& allow it to heal.

In brief: Leave it alone

& allow it to heal.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Wash off toothpaste

and leave it alone.
Do not use products for purposes for which they are not intended. Toothpaste is for teeth.

In brief: Wash off toothpaste

and leave it alone.
Do not use products for purposes for which they are not intended. Toothpaste is for teeth.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice

In brief: Leave it alone

Let it heal. Leave it alone.
And, never do something like this again. Colgate is for brushing teeth, not for pimples or skin troubles.

In brief: Leave it alone

Let it heal. Leave it alone.
And, never do something like this again. Colgate is for brushing teeth, not for pimples or skin troubles.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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