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Picked the blackhead on nose, deep hole appeared. Will this scar stay ?

i have a blackhead on my nose , im 14 years old. I picked the blackhead around 3 times now and today a small see through little tea colored ball came out and left a really big hole in my nose it is really deep. I panicked and put the ball thingy back into the whole and its staying in there but what do i do so that it wont leave a hole or scar on my face?? PLEASE HELP !!
Asked On : Sat, 13 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi angela,

Thanks for writing in.

You should not pick blackhead with hands.It can cause scar at the place.
Its better to use comedone extractor.It can express the material without disturbing the collagen lining.
Thus avoiding scarring.You can apply benzoyl peroxide cream over the affected area.

Hope this helps.

MD Dermatology.
Answered: Sun, 14 Oct 2012
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