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What's the best way to deal with under-the-skin Acne

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Hello People

Please someone tell me what to do when you get an under-the-skin spot. I know when I have one coming because I can see some redness and I can feel a lump deep down under the skin.

I start by trying to nuke it by putting a bit of tooth paste on it or a generous helping of BP or Azelaic Acid (Skinoren).

The next day it often still gets bigger. I try and nuke it again that night and the next day it’s kinda gone hard with no puss in it. by the end of that day it starts to have a yellowish colour to it like a scab and by the morning it is a scab and it comes off in the shower.

I am then left with a scab that takes days to heal and sometimes gets pussy.

What am I doing wrong? I have always thought that if you catch a spot early you can dry it out before it has time to form.

If I was to just leave it I’m sure it would turn into a massive white head.

What’s better - a massive white head or a scab?

I guess a scab takes longer to heal

Please someone give me some advice. Thank you

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