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Old 05-31-2005, 10:17 AM   #1
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Question Slow Healing From a Pimple

I had what I thought was a pimple on my arm, and another on my chest. Strangely enough they both kind of line up (maybe an allergic reaction to something?) Strangely enough I tend to sleep on the side where this happened.

Needless to say I squeezed them and now both spots are taking a while to heal. I can be a bit of a picker, and sometimes pick at spots that are healing, a bad habit I know.

Is there anything I can do to help the process along and to minimize any possible scarring. The spots aren't big, but any help would be appreciated.

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Old 05-31-2005, 10:27 AM   #2
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Re: Slow Healing From a Pimple

Dab some polysporin on it and it'll heal faster and prevent scarring.

Old 05-31-2005, 12:44 PM   #3
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Re: Slow Healing From a Pimple

put some vitamin e cream or echinacea cream on there twice a day... that should speed up the healing and reduce possible scaring....

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