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Pricking back acne - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Acne
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   my son picked at acne on his back and it has continued to bleed badly for over 24 hours
User :   hello
Doctor :   It could have got infected
Doctor :   I suggest you the following
Doctor :   1) Press over it for 10 minutes with dry cotton
Doctor :   for the bleeding to stop
Doctor :   2) Apply any over the counter antiseptic thrice a day
Doctor :   3) Let him not pick it again
Doctor :   Patch it so that he cannot pick it
User :   thank you so much it is only a pinprick sized hole this is normal
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   That is ok, it heals but leaves a small scar which goes off in 3 to 6 months
User :   ok we will try these thinks
User :   things
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Bye for now
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