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Help With Cystic Acne



Hi everyone, i'm 17 turning 18 in a couple months and i've always had pimply skin since i was 11. Before i'd always get these normal sized pimples with some pus but i was used to them, but recently because of stress i think i haven't been taking good care of my skin or eating healthy and i've started getting these huge cystic pimples. i get them on my chin and my temples. the hugest one right now is the size of a coin and it's really making me nervous. it doesn't hurt anymore at all but the bump is still obvious.. it's just a big, soft, gooey sac and it's starting to darken in color. the skin of the pimple seems soo thin and flimsy, and the pimple is really really soft. like a pac of fluids. is this normal?? when i touch it i feel so tempted to pop it, but i know i shouldn't. there's soooo much pus in it i'm sure.. i don't know what to do.. it's been two months almost and when it started getting soft i was so happy i thought it would die down, but NO. it's stayed soft for a while, and there are no changes. i've tried to steam it, hot compress, dab it with apple cider vinegar, honestly nothing has helped. i currently live in an area where there is no dermatologist nearby and i just really dont' have to time and luxury to see one. basically i just need to know if it will go away on its own if i leave it alone, it you guys say it will, then i'll feel a lot better. let me know if this is something you've experienced and if so, please share with me what you do to help speed up this process!!!!!

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It will not go away on its own. Like any bacterial infection it will worsen over time if left untreated. See your family doctor and he or she will prescribe you an antibiotic. If you really want clear skin ask for Keflex or Amoxil. Those two antibiotics cured my cystic acne. I have zero breakouts where I used to have massive cysts that would ooze and crust over. Not only was it unsightly, it was excruciatingly painful physically. My face would just ache from all of the infections. A topical antibiotic also helps immeasurably. A family doctor can treat acne so don't wait any longer. Clear skin awaits you!

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