Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
154 Doctors are Online

Hard pimple on nose, bleeding on picking, red hole formation. Will toothpaste help?

Hi doctors, I m a teen. Just half an hour ago there was this tiny hard pimple on my nose . I couldn t help it but to pick it off. It started bleeding a bit but stopped eventually. But I realised there was a red hole. A tiny one though but still very noticeable because it was red. However its a hole, and its red. I want to know if it will close up? Do you think applying toothpaste on it overnight will help? Please help! I don t want a scar on my nose forever!
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  261
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi..thanks for your query
if it was a 'pimple' only, I do not see any much chances of the scarring being permanent..But, you should not apply toothpaste or any other material into it, this mite make the thing worse.
If you feel that it is bad scab, you can apply an antibiotic cream containg Mupirocin or Fusidic acid twice daily for a few prevents the chances of superimposed bacterial infection on the same.
U should however in future , not touch any of the eruptions ..It almost always increases the chances of post inflammatory pigmentation and atrophic scars on face.
Take care..
Answered: Sat, 26 Jan 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor