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Mostly be patient and give it enough time. Whatever you do, do not squeeze it! If it is in the region of the nose, mouth, or chin especially, squeezing it can push the infected pus backward and can cause a brain infection.

If you want to facilitate it's healing, you can apply wet, warm compresses that were soaked in Epsom salt onto it to as the salt helps to draw out the pus. Keep it clean, don't mess with it. If it opens, put some neosporin on it and keep makeup off of it until it heals up. If it is getting worse, see a dermatologist who can safely extract the head.

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