Blackhead inflammation/related.


Q: I had a blackhead on my face (a few cm below eye and across nose) and I tried to use the blackhead tool remover. Because of this the blackhead is now a bit swollen and is red around. There are also what appears to be small dents in my skin (which may have been caused by the blackhead remover) and hurts a little when washing around that area. Can I use pore strips on the blackheads? If not what can I do to cure this and the little dent around my blackhead?

Symptoms:  A bit of pain, blackhead with redness around

A:   Hello,
Thanks for your query on ATD. Your overzealous efforts to remove blackhead has resulted into inflammation of the lesions. Sometimes it may require to make the area numb to remove blackhead.
Kindly visit your dermatologist.
He will take out the blackheads & the scars.

Related Q&A

Q: I have a zit like feature on the side of my penis, I squeezed it an white stuff came out an blood but didn't hurt, sh...

Q: I Got A lot Of Red Bumps And Like One Popped And Now It's Like A Dent And A lot Of Red Spots On My Chest.

Q: Hello, I am having issues with my lymph nodes. Two specifically have been enlarged for a month- the first one on the ...

Q: I have a eczema on my hands that recently appeared and used to itch me but the doctor gave me a cream for it. Now rec...

Q: I applied elocom cream to my irritated spots on my face, and now i've seen that it has bleached/lightened the areas i...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon