I'm a 29 yo male and just started getting acne again. I have a cystic pimple on my face. It's been there for almost two weeks, so I'm guessing it won't come to a head. Just wondering how long it will take to heal, can I do anything to speed up the process and is there anything I can do to treat the discoloration of the skin (turned from red to purple). Thank you!
How to treat cystic pimple on my face?
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Large cystic pimple on face
If you have a singular cystic pimple you could see a dermatologist and possibly have it injected with a bit of Kenalog (cortisone). This will take it down almost immediately. If you have these frequently, consider seeing a dermatologist for a medication to keep this more controlled.
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