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Keeping An Acne Scab Moist Or Dry, Which Is Better To Heal Quicker?!

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I had a pimple on my cheek and (yes, bad I know) I popped it and it just got very red. Then, I woke up this morning and theres a huge red scab on my cheek! I've always asked if it's better to keep these dry so they fall off easier or if it's better to keep them moist, and I get different answers. I just want to know the quickest method to get RID of this ugly thing. Please help!

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I use triamcinolone acetonide in any event that I do have cuts or open wounds. It's anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory so it makes my skin heal quicker. But you should consult with a doctor before using this stuff since it is a corticosteroid.

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Absolutely, hands down, keep it moist. I promise you. Personally, I recommend using bacitracin not Neosporin. more people break out from Neosporin and similar. This is what doctors told me and I experienced. Bacitracin, with a small piece of medical tape on top or band aid if that's what you have. It worked for me but everyone's skin is different. I hope this helps a bit.

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