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Once in awhile I get this weird pimple around my mouth/jaw area. It starts off as a small soft bump and I ice it and BP it but it never stops and then it'll grow bigger and grow a very small whitehead in the center. Then it turns hard on the outside and eventually peels off leaving a soft bump under it. It always does this and the leftover bump takes awhile to disappear. Anyone know how to stop this fiend? Thanks.

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Now it's currently in the hard outer covering phase.

Also, that bump below it has been there for awhile. Anyone know what it is. I think it's a scar not sure.

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Even when I am clear everywhere else, the below-the-lip area seems to produce stalwart little suckers. I usually just wait until they get to whitehead stage, then carefully needle and drain, then do a 100 second soak in hot water and cover it. I used to cover with BP, but now I am experimenting with tea tree oil. In fact, I had one of them this morning, and tea treeing it made it swiftly give up the ghost.

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Well as I was washing up for bed, the hard scabby part started peeling off so I carefully removed it and now it's a bump. The whitehead came off with the scab and looked like it was very shallow and not deep at all. There's no open wound or anything. Now it looks like I have another red bump pimple right under where the scab was. Sigh. I'm icing it and hopefullyit's better tomorrow.

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