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Old 05-30-2003, 02:22 PM   #1
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Under my mom i picked at small white head..now i have a small circle indentation..red..like the 1st layer of skin was peeled off..how do i get this to scab easier.. when i do this sometimes it gets bigger and redder and harder to heal and scab.. i put polysporin on it..wondering if thatll help..also anything like warm compresses or secrets you guys use?

 
Old 05-30-2003, 02:33 PM   #2
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yeah applying an anti-bacterial ointment like neosporin or bacitricin should help heal it up. once it heals and most of the redness has gone away apply retin-a micro or glycolic acid to minimize scarring.

 
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Old 05-30-2003, 02:38 PM   #3
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thanks..one prob i have is i try to put differin of retin-a on it right after i pick and peel the first layer of skin before i go to sleep and it doesnt heal

 
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Old 05-30-2003, 06:31 PM   #5
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dont put differin or retin a or any product on an open wound. They will just irrate the area even more!

 
Old 05-31-2003, 09:25 AM   #6
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still wondering if anyone can help me on this situation im having a little trouble.

 
Old 06-07-2003, 11:45 PM   #7
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when this happens, i always use neosporin or triple antibiotic ointment. works wonders. good luck

 
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