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Swollen large pimple on chin, pus on popping it, hard mass remains. History of mild acne. Are these cysts?

I have a somewhat painful, large and swollen zit on my chin . It s, round, shiny and seems to have a hard mass in it. It didn t have a whitehead like most zits, but when I popped it (I know. tisk, tisk) puss came out. However I m slightly confused as after i popped it the hard mass was still there and it s basically the same size, if not a little bigger. I have very mild acne (i m 17), but I m worried this may be a cyst. If so, how should i take care of it and should i be worried about any mild form of cystic acne (oxymoron :D)? Thanks! :)
Asked On : Thu, 14 Jun 2012
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Thanks fr query,
It seems that you might have infected acne giving rise to forming abscess.
Take one course of antibiotic and anti inflammatory medicines and you will be alright.
Never press or squeeze the lump.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Thu, 14 Jun 2012
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