Anonymous
Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsSkin Conditions · 9 months ago

I dabbed some hand sanitizer onto an infected pimple?

Was this a bad idea?

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  • 9 months ago

    So what's your question

  • 9 months ago

    Hand sanitizer contains alcohol, which is drying. I don't think it's going to hurt your pimple

  • 9 months ago

    Yes. It was a stupid idea. Next time, you can use iodine.

  • Lili
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    Keep the area clean -- hand sanitizer isn't good enough, use  soap and water -- and apply antibacterial cream or ointment -- NOT hydrocortisone cream.

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  • 9 months ago

    Yes, it works and keeps the area clean and disinfected.

  • 9 months ago

    Does hand sanitizer actually work for this? Login to comment; Edit ... Get some real acne treatment or a dove bar of soap. Login to comment ... That's actually a bad idea. I'm also struggling .... Dab dry, don't rub. Avoid touching ...

  • Linda
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    Yes because it will more than likely cause the pimple to be more irritated and make it burn. Rinse it in cold water and apply hydrocortisone cream to it or antibacterial cream.

  • Satan
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    No, might do some good

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