Will bacitracin help a pimple?

Maybe- If the pimple is caused by a streptococcal bacteria, yes. If it is caused by staphylococcal bacteria such as community acquired methicillin resistant staphulococcus aureus ( ca-mrsa), or most other types of bacteria to cause boils, then no.

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My son had a small skin infection from a pimple on his face been taken care with bacitracin and its cured, but he still has a dark spot whatcan I do?

Sunscreen, exfoliate. The dark spot is a hyperpigmentation scar that will fade on its own. The most important thing is to wear sunscreen everyday as the spots can get darker in the sun. An over-the-counter cream containing retinol or aha can help exfoliate the spot and speed the healing, however these creams can irritate the skin. Even with the creams it will take a few weeks to months to heal, so be patient. Read more...
Dark spots. Post inflammatory pigmentation as it is called can be treated with bleaching creams, laser and may fade over time. Read more...
Hyperpigmentation. Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections. Bleaching cream like hydroquinone is effective. Read more...

I tried to pop a pimple with hot water and salt (epsom salt). I'm left with a rather large patch/burn on my chin. I put bacitracin on it and a bandage. Any ways to get rid of this as fast as possible?

See your doctor! If it is a burn, you may need wound care since your face can be disfigured. More worrisome is that the burn is actually an infection or an abscess caused by bacteria such as strept or staph. If not treated, the infection can quickly get worse. The doctor can examine to determine you will need just antibiotics or additional interventions. Read more...