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HUUUGE spot brewing

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3uper3tressed Mon 20-May-13 21:11:24

Just that really....any tips? It's one of those bubbling under the surface, hideous red volcanoes with no head yet that will linger for days then erupt...I thought this was supposed to end after the teen years?!?!

pocketandsweet Mon 20-May-13 21:16:42

Sudocream or toothpaste.

GoofyIsACow Mon 20-May-13 21:18:48

KLAXON marking place

Pics or it didn't happen

AViewFromTheFridge Mon 20-May-13 21:19:46

Second sudocrem. AND DON'T TRY AND SQUEEZE IT! (Yet.)

ChoudeBruxelles Mon 20-May-13 21:21:04

Very hot flannel

3uper3tressed Mon 20-May-13 21:24:02

Thanks a lot Goofy...or should that be cow??blush

Will try these out...thanks all

katykoo Mon 20-May-13 21:26:34

Third sudocrem. Always works for me.

SundaySimmons Mon 20-May-13 21:29:06

Hot flannel.

Sharp needle dipped in boiling water.

Pierce the centre point of the spot and push needle in.

Slide needle out.

Wrap tissue around knuckles of index fingers and squeeze and hopefully the needle will have penetrated down into the sac of pus and it will erupt. Once you see blood, all the pus should have come out. Apply TCP with a cotton bud and then wrap an ice cube in tissue and hold over sore area for a few minutes.

That's how I get rid of those big spots that don't want to come to a head!

I've started getting these again after they discontinued making panoxyl.

Gross, I know.

3uper3tressed Mon 20-May-13 21:38:39

Thanks Sunday...might give the Sudocrem a go first though...sounds less painful!

3uper3tressed Mon 20-May-13 21:39:03

Although it may get to the point where I have to take your advice....it is THAT bad

AllRightSoFar Tue 21-May-13 00:30:21

Quinoderm -it's cheap, bleaches anything it touches and smells awful but really does work especially on the big spots that hurt and don't come to a head. I've know it make them disappear overnight -good luck x

wisheshappentobehorsestoday Tue 21-May-13 08:49:04

Use some kind of anti-bacterial product (eg tea tree), dab concealer on it and try to forget about it - safest if you want to avoid scarring

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