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MEO1016

Can pus from a scab cause more pimples?

I recently had a pretty nasty pimple that popped and then resulted in a crusty looking scab. Yesterday it had formed pus but it wasn’t raised like a pimple, or more was just filled with pus. Since it was a scab I slabbed on some antibiotic ointment before bed. I woke up this morning it was still pretty pus filled so I just left it alone. As I was putting my toner on my face (I guess the skin was soft was washing) I saw that it opened. The puss came out onto the cotton pad and before I realized I rubbed it on a good amount of the left side of my face. I’m just afraid I’ll get even more pimples because of this since I’ve read that you can get more pimple from the pus of a pimple. I’m not sure about scabs though. My face was clean when this happened. 

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I don't think you need to worry. There's a possibility it COULD have spread the bacteria, but I wouldn't worry too much about it. Just keep doing your cleansing routine.

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