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  1. Thanks for replying. But will applying neosporin help with the redness 10 months after the scab fell off? The wound is completely healed now, not raised and completely flat, but the skin on that area just seems maybe thinner? I will take your advice on not scrubbing that area, which is what I've been doing for the last couple months. Anything else I should be doing?
  2. Hi, I'm relatively new to this board, but just wanted to ask you guys and gals something that's been bothering me for a long time now. About 10 months ago, I had a scab from a zit that I popped. The scab basically came off a little to early, and since then the area has been red. it's a very small area, but it was very red at the beginning. My derm gave me some hydrocortisone creame which did nothing, so I stopped using that after 3 weeks. Over the last 10 months, the area has faded a lot, a
  3. I think you are right. Learning to be patient seems to be a huge lesson this experience is teaching me. Should I continue to use the cortisone cream that the derm prescribed me or just leave it alone all together. Seems like bad things happen for good reasons, I'll never pick at a zit ever again if it means going through something like this again. Are there any thing I could be doing besides drinking lot of water, getting good sleep and taking vitamins?
  4. I have been reading numerous posts here, but this is my first time posting. About 2 months ago, I had a zit that I popped (obviously regretting it, but it is what it is) and the wound scabbed very thinly. I feel that the scab fell off prematurely leaving a red mark underneath it. This has happened to me before, but the red marks would go away within weeks at the longest. I've visited my derm regarding this issue and he presrcibed me a cream containing cortisone ( a very small concentration )