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ACNE on cheek that hurts
From past two day i have developed a acne on my cheek which is red and has white centre point. It has started to get little larger and visible and hurts when you touch it. Please advice.
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Hi. Greetings. What you have is an inflammatory acne. These are usually painful, nodular and pustular. If it's just one of them, you'll need a topical retinoid and clindamycin combination or similar cream used topically.... If this is a recurrent issue then it's likely than you ll need short course of oral medication and maintenance creams. See a qualified dermatologist near you or you could contact me for further queries on follow up messaging. Warm regards.
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