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Popped pimple near lip. Applied toothpaste. How to cure?

I had a pimple near the corner of my lip and popped it. After that i put toothpaste on the popped pimple and went to bed. The following morning i removed the dry toothpaste and decided to remove the scab that had been left there by the pimple. Now it looks like a small, barley open scab and has a dark almost brownish red spot extending from it. It also may be useful to note that it does not hurt or itch or tingle. The only time i feel pain is when i yawn, the pain is very minimal.
Asked On : Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
welcome to healthcare magi forum
thank you for your query
i understand your concern about pimple.
you should apply clindamycin cream.
it is very effective in pimple that you have.
do not use tooth paste or other non medical cream .
it may cause skin irritation and damage.
better to consult dermatologist for proper treatment.
please do not scratch the scab from the lesion.
chance of black spot are high when you scratch the lesion.
i hope i answered your query
Answered: Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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