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Oozing after popping?

After i pop my white head, it heals over slightyl but continues to ooz. A clear liquid comes out which i have to wipe away with a napkin after a while.

Should this be happening?

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After i pop my white head, it heals over slightyl but continues to ooz. A clear liquid comes out which i have to wipe away with a napkin after a while.

Should this be happening?

STOP POPPING!! If you MUST relieve the pressure, get a sterilized needle and BARELY puncture the tip. Squeezing is what spreads the infection under the skin, which in turn causes more infection = more acne = possible scarring. Put an ointment or BP or something on it to absorb the "clear liquid" after you've pierced the tip of the head - the medicine will get in there and dry it out and/or heal the infection (only if you haven't applied pressure which may have ruptured the underbelly & caused further infection.....) PLEASE be careful!!!

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Yeh that cant be good...

I put rubbing alcohol on top if that makes a difference lol

Ok my next round of pimples i wont touch as all. No more touching!

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After i pop my white head, it heals over slightyl but continues to ooz. A clear liquid comes out which i have to wipe away with a napkin after a while.

Should this be happening?

in general, its bad to pop pimples. IN case you do happen to pop your pimp, try this: dry the ooze wtih a napkin, and when all the ooze comes out, but some benzoyl cream on it. i think it helps because the wound is open and applying medicine will make it penetrate faster.. it works for me..

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the ooze is called exudate and no, it is not bad, it is normal. Let it ooze for a few minutes, then gently blot - don't wipe, that will only cause more oozing. BP or neo after it stops is a good idea, rubbing alcohol is not.

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Yeah, after i pop a pustule that has come to a head and is 'ready' i notice clear-slightly-yellow liqiuid oozing from the site. I blot a few times periodically say every 30 seconds, then after about 3-4 blots, I keep a clean tissue pressed lightly against the popped zit... i find this sorta 'solidfies' the any further ooze and plugs up the 'flat' zit site....

hope this helps....!

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