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#1 of 5 Old 04-08-2010, 12:34 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Ds (12) has an underneath the skin pimple right on the inside and the bottom of his nostril. It is really hurting him. On top of that he has a cold or flu and it is painful for him to blow his nose and touch that spot. I remember getting those kind of pimples, but I remember there was not really much you could do but wait for them to go away.
Unless any of you know of something...
Any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!
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Unfortunately I am all to farmiliar with these suckers!

You can put a hot compress on it to draw it out, it won't make it go away, but it does help speed up the healing process. Those cyst like ones never come to a head regardless.

You could put some BNZ peroxide zit stuff on it a few times/day. or if you want something more natural, try some tea tree oil (diluted) and/or grapefruit seed extract on it a few times/day. It is a tough spot because one needs to be able to leave it alone, but if he is sick and wiping his nose alot, that will increase irritation.

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My aunt always told me to ice those ones. It worked for me. I guess you have to find what really works! How about taking him to get a facial?

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I use lavender EO...

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I have no advice, but wanted to add that I hate them as well. So painful!

I got a chuckle when my SIL told me she had one over the holidays. She called it an undergrounder quarter-pounder!

Anyway... Sure hope your ds is feeling better real soon!

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