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How can you get rid of a pimple fast?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Can't.
Hot compresses and alcohol pads may help, but pimples go away best by preventing them with appropriate medications.

In brief: Can't.
Hot compresses and alcohol pads may help, but pimples go away best by preventing them with appropriate medications.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Thank
Dr. Karen Shackelford
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Cortisone cream
Although pimples are often the result of bacteria, the redness and inflammation can be taken care of in a beauty emergency by using a steroid cream, like hydrocortisone.
I have injected a steroid into the area around a large pimple, with great success, for a patient on the way to an important event. See your doctor, and never pick at pimples. Wash antibacterial soap.

In brief: Cortisone cream
Although pimples are often the result of bacteria, the redness and inflammation can be taken care of in a beauty emergency by using a steroid cream, like hydrocortisone.
I have injected a steroid into the area around a large pimple, with great success, for a patient on the way to an important event. See your doctor, and never pick at pimples. Wash antibacterial soap.
Dr. Karen Shackelford
Dr. Karen Shackelford
Thank
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