1. Eoz Eanj

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    My God- It's Got Its Own Heartbeat!

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Eoz Eanj, Jan 29, 2008.

    Ah yes well you see I have a pimple growing on the farside of my forehead and it is very painful and not particularly attractive so I was wondering how do I get rid of it?

    Any suggestions? I rarely get pimples, so I've never had to deal with it before.

    lol.
     
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    Erm.... what pimple????? o_O
     
  3. Domoviye

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    Pop it.
     
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    Paw paw cream or magnaplasm
     
  5. SeaBreeze

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    or plutonium. No wait, don't scratch and pick at it. Only pop it if it has a head on it. If you can't get anything out, resist the temptation to pick it. Otherwise you're gona have scars.. trust me..... :(
     
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    LOL it gets angrier when you squeeze it
     
  7. Eoz Eanj

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    That's right gloomkitty, I tried to pop it and it bit me.

    lol.

    Pawpaw cream sounds curious, *writes it down*
     
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    Military airstrike ;)

    Or just wait for it to depart of its own accord.
     
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    With something that bad you must Nuke it from orbit, it's the only way to be sure.
     
  10. ValianceInEnd

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    Lol, this is certainly the most interesting conversation I've ever seen on here. If it hurts when you squeeze it, you gotta just ignore it and go for it. I know, I'm sort of like the pimple popping expert. :p
     
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    Damn, if it has its own head and its own heartbeat, it may be an alien parasite. Especially if it starts talking.

    Kill it!!
     
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    You could heat up a needle and stab it, and give it a little squeeze. That would hurt less then popping it right off.
     
  13. Eoz Eanj

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    I think it's more of a blemish than a pimple- and even thought it may have its own 'heartbeat' it doesn't have a head. Also, I never pop my pimples because scars develop afterwards.
     
  14. SeaBreeze

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    Yer- it's a pain. It's worse when It's a huge one and it's obvious and you have an important meeting or you're going on a first date.. sheese. Concealer is useful when that happens!
     
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    Possibly a hot washcloth? If it's ready to drain, that may "persuade" it to get it done with.
     
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    Maybe, i don't know i've never really had any in my whole life *shrugs* i really wouldn't know what to do in this situation. I'd just wait and see what happens. Then again i don't really care what people think of me.
     
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    Be careful before you attack it. Think first! If your not carful you'll end up with a seven year long occupation of forgien pimples...
     
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    try toothpaste to take the redness away (big glob and keep it on for a few hours, or sleep with pure zinc cream on it. Don't touch your face cause thats how you get pimples in the first place.
    Hope those methods work
     
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    ewies, I have like loadsa spots at the moment, one on my forehead and two on my chin. Tis the essesive make-up I have been wearing over the windter, lol.

    Anyways, I use Witch wipes daily which cost about £5 for two packs, then moisturise with Dove cream and apply a tea-tea oil directly to the spots.

    Hope this helps :)
    Heather
     
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    [\FONT="Book Antiqua"]Stay back and let the real doctor do her job. **Pulls out Stethoscope.**

    I used to have a terrible acne problem; it was like mutant, deformed acne that no over the counter stuff defeated, nor many perscriptions. Luckily, after taking Acutane, now I have crystal clear face. :cool:

    So I know what to do. Now. If I was a real doctor I'd say never pop it. But I know that desperate times call for desperate measures. :p

    Depends on if it's a whitehead, blackhead, or cystic pimple.

    Whitehead (its got a white tip and is sometimes painful): Get a hot washcloth (I mean almost scalding hot) and press it lightly around (but not on) the zit. The heat alone should be enough for the pus to ooze out. (Hey, I never said it was lovely.) If not, squeeze it gently.

    Blackhead (its black and the texture makes it easily pick-able. Don't pick it. These aren't usually painful.): Again, get a hot washcloth (but it doesn't need to be really hot) and apply it around the zit. Blackheads dont normally have pus, so nothing will ooze. Apply the cloth for about 5 minutes. By morning, the zit should have shrank, decreased in size and / or disappeared!

    Cystic pimple (Very painful and is hard to pick at, because they are under the skin. This is the most evil of all zits): DO NOT PICK AT THE CYSTIC PIMPLE. Because cystic pimples are under the skin, you are actually picking at your own skin, not your zit, so you'll end up with a red mark and, if your horribly unlucky or malicious, scarring. The best thing you can do with the cystic zit is to apply cover-up (not foundation; foundation highlights your zits) and wait it out. I recommend Neutrogena, because their products usually contain salicylic (spelling?) acid, a medical acid that can decrease pimples in many cases. (But not all.) If you have several pimples, try a moisturizer (dry or normal skin) or exfoliator (oily or normal skin) in the morning or evening (it usually says on the directions).


    -I figured that I'd share some of my dermatology knowledge to help others. :p I'm so cool. Good luck![/FONT]
     
  21. Torana

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    sorry Eoz but I had such a good laugh reading this thread from all the responses. I hardly ever get pimples but recently I found 4 on my face. I was mortified. All ya gotta do is find some way to hide them till they go away....maake up works well if your hair ain't long enough to or start a new fashion trend with wearing a mask :p

    <I'm hiding out till mine vanish>
     
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    Lol, the way people are paranoid these days, I think that would be a bad idea. :p
     
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    lol you are probably right there :p

    But then aparently I am intimidating anyways with my fashion so it probably wouldn't mke much difference lol (smiles innocently)
     
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    *cough/hack* Your fashion!? not THAT intimidating!
     
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    haha, I wish I knew these things a few years ago.. I'm going to have soooo many scars from the sounds of it.. :meh:
     

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