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Old 01-29-2003, 09:36 PM   #1
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whenever i get zits, they never really form to a whitehead, they arent really huge or anything but they arent the smallest things either....they dont really hurt, but are hard to the touch.

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Old 01-30-2003, 05:50 PM   #2
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They might be cysts. I'm guessing you don't get alot of them at once. Cysts are probably the worst thing about acne. They kinda hurt and take forever to go away.

 
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Old 01-31-2003, 12:46 PM   #3
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WHat is the best way to treat them other than prescription meds?

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Old 06-30-2003, 12:52 PM   #4
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Like a lot of people on this board, I get cortisone injections right into the cyst. Pain from the cyst itself goes away almost immediately. The inflammation takes anywhere from 6 hours to about 2 days to subside - a lot quicker than letting nature take its course. There are minor risks, such as indentations, that must be considered, though. Good luck.

 
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Are you talking about those little flesh colored bumps? I have those on my forehead and the absolutely drive me nuts, because I can see the bumps in certain angles of light. Otherwise, I cant see them and they don't bother me.

 
Old 06-30-2003, 03:28 PM   #6
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I think the only way to treat cystic acne IS with prescription meds. Cysts start way deep in your skin and no OTC product can really help that.

But for spot treatments try putting Neosporin on them, they will dry up and not leave scars.
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