when you pop your acne...?

something that looks like a crater is left. is it permanent?

13 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    A heads up that dirt from your fingers can force bacteria into your pores and can cause an infection, leaving you with a bigger bump and, even worse, possible scarring. If the zit is deep down and the whitish stuff inside isn't close enough to the surface, you might end up squeezing the acne bacteria back down into your skin .Make sure that there is a full white head on it and cleanse the area with peroxide before popping and never use your bare fingers/nails...Use a gauze , toilet paper etc.. You shouldnt have to put to much pressure on it if it is ready .. When your force it to pop then that is when you can break the skin and you want to avoid this to prevent scarring. If If the pimple is deep and painful, see a dermatologist. Tell him it's very important . He can inject it with cortisone, which should eliminate the redness and swelling within a few hours.

    Source(s): Mom is a dermatologist
  • 5 years ago

    Dry and/or greasy skin due to poor oil composition of the skin. Thick greasy oils clog pores, lack of oil leads to dryness and irritation. You need thin oils to moisturize while dissolving and clearing gunk in your poors. Try fish oil or seafood. 2 tsp fish oil a day or 4 servings of seafood a week. Stick it out for at least 2 months; it will take a long time to replace all your oil. Any effect after 1-2 days is temporary or random; so even if it makes you break out a little at first, you haven't given it a full try yet.

    In the short term you can wash and moisturize well, but that will only go so far. Plus excessive washing can be drying and excessive moisturizing can be clogging. Use a small amount of a light moisturizer, made with oil not jelly or grease. Often that means soybean oil or mineral oil. Mineral oil means mined from the ground. So soybean oil is usually better, though mineral oil won't cause too much harm. Clean with soap and water, not a harsh acne cleanser. Even then they only work so well. So you really need the seafood.

    Antibiotics aren't really good for bacteria long term, they'll come back in force after. Short term they may help. After you get off them find some kefir with acidophilus listed first or 2nd to replace the friendly bacteria they destroyed. Studies show less illness when you have these bacteria, even outside the stomach in places such as the lungs and elsewhere. You want friendly bacteria to fill the void when the antibiotics stop, not harmful ones.

    In the short term you might also try 100,000+ iu retinol vitamin A (a megadose, and too much for normal use) or one of the acne drugs that is similar to retinol vitamin A. It's some minor harm to your organs, but it helps against bacteria on your skin. At least it doesn't have the other long term drawbacks to your skin that antibiotics and many scrubs do.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Short answer= No

    long answer= when you pop acne you open that pore and empty it. Popping acne may led to a scar or an iffection, but not a permanent crater

  • 1 decade ago

    You shouldn't pop your acne because it would become a black scar that looks like a dot and if you pop enough you may be able to connect the dots. So just used the oldest remedy in the book and use toothpaste.

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  • 4 years ago

    NATURAL ACNE PROTOCOL one million/ Never, ever contact your face. two/ Use three facecloths to scrub your face, one to cleaning soap on, one to cleaning soap off with very scorching water, one to rinse off with ice bloodless water, in that order, as soon as an afternoon. three/ If you're beneath 18 take five,000 IU of diet A as soon as an afternoon with an entire meal four/ If you're over 18 take five,000 IU of diet A two times an afternoon with an entire meal. Do now not get pregnant even as taking diet A. Do now not take to any extent further, like Accutane, it'll quit you developing. five/ Never, ever. choose, squeeze or pop your spot. Read quantity one million once more. 6/ Do this for ninety days. 7/ Invest in a cutting-edge pillow and a couple of new or extra pillow circumstances to �double bag' your pillow. HOT wash each and every couple of days. Source: A bit of recommendation given to me as an adolescent, just a little of technological know-how as I am finding out allergies and diet A is a facet of that. A little bit of study: I sat in a lecture on the again and watched the zits inclined choose at their faces, the ones with the more serious zits touched their faces 32 occasions in an hour, the clearest complexions did not contact their faces even as soon as. I have circumstantial proof that zits is the outcome of dermatophyte switch from fingers to stand...in which it does now not get washed off and is good fed by way of hormones, sweat a nd oil...only a speculation... But it might provide an explanation for why diet A is so robust as diet reasons epidermis to take away dermatophytes. The key is on no account to contact the spots Tips on the way to deal with zits and attain superb transparent epidermis in as low as 7 days?

  • 1 decade ago

    more than likely not as long as you keep your face clean. You should only pop pimples that have white heads(they are very hard to avoid popping) if you try to pop a red pimple it will stay on your face longer but will eventually heal over time, it you leave them alone they will heal faster.

    Source(s): experience :(
  • 1 decade ago

    it will usually close up if you leave it alone. But try not to pick and pop your pimples too much or your face will end up with permanent scarring.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Sometimes it can be. Your nails have bacteria in them. Never pop pimples with your finger it will make the problem worse.

  • 1 decade ago

    No, it will heal up. I used to put peroxide on the spot to close it up quicker, you could try this too if you want to.

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