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face swollen after squeezing under the skin pimple

i squeezed what seemed like a big bump under the skin,but nothing came out except for a little bit of  blood.It then hurt allot.The next day i woke up and that same spot i squeezed was really swollen.My whole right cheek was  swollen and i couldn't move it that well.Any ideas what it might be? Maybe scar tissue ?
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What you may be having is a boil or an abscess and pressing it has worsened the condition. Apply warm compresses,Neosporin ointment and calamine lotion and avoid messing with it.You  can take anti-inflammatory pain killers like ibuprofen or acetaminophen. If the lump persists then it will be best to get it evaluated from a doctor as you may need oral antibiotics and incision and drainage.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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When infection goes deeper it is called cellulitis. You may need antibiotic therapy, especially if is around the nose or lip.Do consult your doc.
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