Why won't a nose pimple go away?


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A pimple that is large or deep may take several months to disappear, states About.com. Deep, long lasting pimples, also known as nodules and cysts, are caused by inflamed breakouts.

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Although it is normal for some pimples to last a long time, applying topical acne treatments directly to the pimple may help it heal faster, explains About.com. Applying warm compresses for 20 minutes, twice a day may also help. Never pop, squeeze or attempt to drain a pimple, as this can delay healing and cause scarring to the skin. For very stubborn pimples, sufferers should visit a doctor to have the pimple drained, to receive other treatments, or to ensure the pimple is not a boil or an infection.

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