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I have a red mound growing on my cheek, but a relatively clear face overall. I have a dinner thing I'm going to on Saturday and I hope I can be rid of this by then. Any advice on getting rid of a pimple in 2 days? It feels like I could pop it, but there is no head to puncture with a needle or anything. Will it be gone in a couple days if I don't touch it and just go about my regular routine?

I use the clear skin regemin, except Benzaclin (Rx) instead of On-the-Spot or the gel.

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try to do the aspirin mask on it to reduce the swelling. Or take a couple of anti-inflamitory pills if you have them. There an over the counter called naproxien or something like that. do not steam it to bring it to a head or pop it! chances are it will get all inflamed and look like shit you cant cover up.

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The only sure way to get it down is to get a cortisone injection. It will be gone in 48 hours. However you can only obtain that from your derm so if they'll do emergency appointments you can probably get it done before the event! My derm's fee is only $10 a visit so its not too bad but you'll have to weigh it against what they are willing to charge you. Sometimes tho, your insurance will cover it. Look around the area for clinics specifically for dermatology and see if you can get one to take you for an emergency injection if you can't see your regular derm in time.

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i would probably ice it and then put a big blob of BP on it overnight. the ice will reduce the redness and the BP will bring the pimples size down.

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I got one that seems to be working. Brought it to a head, popped with sterile needle, gently squeezed, baking soda, Cetaphil, cold water, Benzaclin, moisterizer. And it's going away. Remember all that...

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