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Empty bumps on cheeks...

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So my cheeks broke out for the first time ever in the summer and fall. First my right side broke out pretty bad...then the left broke out a little in the fall. It's pretty much clearing up now...but I have empty bumps on my cheeks now. They are fairly noticeable and they are obviously bumpy and raised...but if I squeeze them....NOTHING comes out....I have no idea what they are...or how to get rid of them. Does anyone have any suggestions...or does anyone know what they are? Thanks!

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Well,first of all, let's stop squeezing them.

I remember when I would get extremely deep,throbbing zits years ago they'd leave red bumps behind that lasted weeks.

I would really examine your skincare routine,because back then I'd use irritating products that seems to noticeably increase the healing time of my skin.

I would also take a look at your diet. Your diet may or may not affect your acne, but healthy eating habits do help your body heal. You can also add a zinc or fish oil supplement to your regimen. =)

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Well I think fish oil pills caused my to break out in the first place lol. I started them last spring...and that's what I started to get the acne on my cheeks...it could also have been the change in birth control pills...but I am not sure. Fish oil never really did anything for my skin.

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