People should not pop pimples, because it can lead to more pimples in the surrounding pores, to infection or to scarring. Pimples usually heal without intervention after three to seven days. More »

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With thoroughly washed hands, lance the pimple with a sterilized pin and squeeze the pimple using a cotton swab. Follow up by cleaning the area with rubbing alcohol or antibacterial ointment. More »

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Normal pimples generally come and go quickly without popping or picking them. In fact, popping pimples does not make them go away quickly, it may spread bacteria, produce more acne or cause scarring, says Skinacea.com. More »

WebMD explains that most pimples are caused by an excess build up of sebum that gets trapped in the pores. Bacteria grows and a pimple forms at the sight. One cause of pimples is hormones. An imbalance in the body's horm... More »

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Small pimples on the arms are often a result of clogged pores, oil production, dead skin cells and bacteria, according to Mayo Clinic. When glands secrete oil that lubricates skin and hair, hair follicles become plugged,... More »

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Acne, which causes pimples on the arms, appears as a result of plugged and inflamed pores, according to Mayo Clinic. Sweat is often a contributor to clogged pores because it traps oil and dead skin cells inside the skin ... More »

Normal pimples generally come and go quickly without popping or picking them. In fact, popping pimples does not make them go away quickly, it may spread bacteria, produce more acne or cause scarring, says Skinacea.com. More »