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HELP! What course of action to take with BIG pus filled pimples?

Lately, I've been getting a few big pus filled pimples. After one is gone and I think good riddance, they rear its ugly head and appear in the same spot or somewhere else on my chin!

With these pimples, I avoid touching or popping them. The pus turns into a yellow scab, and eventually they fall off, unless by accident whilst patting my face dry with a face towel. However, it leaves behind a red mark. :(

Should I pop them instead?

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If just pus comes out then yeah I would recommend popping it. Make sure to check out the "how to pop a pimple" page on this site just to be safe.

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If they're going away on their own, you might just want to leave them alone. Or, like the pster above me said, you can check the How To Pop A Pimple page.

Hyperpigmentation (red marks) might happen either way, but keep in mind that picking at your skin increases the chances of scarring and red marks.

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