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Remedy to heal little red bump on chin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   okay well do you help with skin?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   pl continue
User :   about two weeks ago i got a little bump on my chin and now its a little purple looking but my mom says its an ingrown pimple. is that what it is? and how can i heal it? im OCD and im always worrying and i really want to just know how to get rid of it and how long it will take to go away
User :   will it go away soon and what should i do? i really want it to go away and i dont know how long it will take. what shuld i do? and if i just let it be will it heal on its own?

Doctor :   What is your age

User :   14
Doctor :   If you are stressed this way, it takes longer time to heal
Doctor :   Stress increases the healing time by three times
Doctor :   If it should go normally in 2 weeks it takes six weeks
Doctor :  
User :   really? but will it eventually go away?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Please do not touch it
User :   shuld i use any cream to help it?
Doctor :   Do not see your self in mirror except while bathing
Doctor :   Do not wash it repeatedly

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