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Red mark or spot left behind by pimple on cheek. how?why?

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Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
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In brief: Inflammation/pigment

If the pimple just healed, this is likely some residual inflammation.
If it's been a while, you may have some post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. It may resolve on it's own, but if its been there for a while you might try a bleaching cream or steroid ointment on it.

In brief: Inflammation/pigment

If the pimple just healed, this is likely some residual inflammation.
If it's been a while, you may have some post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. It may resolve on it's own, but if its been there for a while you might try a bleaching cream or steroid ointment on it.
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