How to remove pimples with pus

How to remove pimples with pus

Have you got a pimple with pus? It is an unsightly brand that can be made to disappear with simple steps but, first of all, you should avoid by all means touching it with your fingers, something that we have very ingrained at the moment and that, however, the only thing that causes it is to get infected the area further and its appearance worsens. Therefore, never touch it with your fingers, no matter how white it is! In this OneHowTo article we are going to give you the keys to learn how to remove pimples with pus in a hygienic way and that will ensure that it does not appear again. Take note!

Steps to follow:


Surely if you have ever gone to a cosmetician to do a face cleaning you will have noticed that, before starting the treatment, the beautician has applied steam or mist on your face. The reason for this previous step is that with the heat that is given off, soften the skin and, therefore, the process of removing the infection is facilitated.

So, before starting with the extraction of the grain in question, it will be essential that your skin is soft and, for this, it is best that you do it when you have got out of the shower, moment in which your skin is perfect to clean it.

How to remove pimples with pus - Step 1


For remove a pimple of pus you will have to use a cotton and impregnate it with alcohol. Apply it to and around the pimple area to get the skin clean before popping the pimple. The most recommended thing is that you wait until the pus is visible enough to proceed with its extraction, otherwise, it may cost you a lot (and it will hurt) to clean it in depth. Keep in mind that the more mature it is, the better it can be removed.

Above all: Never do it with your fingers! Keep in mind that, no matter how much you wash your hands, bacteria live on your skin that could penetrate your skin and cause further infection. You always have to do it with a cotton ball or gauze that is dipped in alcohol. Squeeze until you see the first drop of blood appear, this will be the indicator that will tell us that we have already removed all the pus that had accumulated.

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If your pimple is badly infected, it may be too painful to press directly with your fingers. In this case, you can help you with a needle and manage to release the pus that is stored in the skin. If you opt for this method, it will also be essential that you have bathed the needle with alcohol to sterilize it.

Once your pimple is free of pus, it is important that reapply the gauze or cotton over it to clean and disinfect the area. If necessary, you can use a new gauze and bathe it in cotton so that the result is flawless.

How to remove pimples with pus - Step 3


Once the pimple of pus has been removed, it is necessary to close the pore so that no other bacteria that can cause the infection again get through. To achieve this, all you have to do is apply a little bit of purifying toner or some astringent product (lemon or a green clay mask can work).


After cleaning the pus, your skin will be red for a few more days due to the pressure you have applied, it can even become inflamed. In order to reduce inflammation and get healing as soon as possible, you can choose to use one of these natural treatments:

  • Ice: it is one of the most indicated home remedies to help reduce inflammation of any part of the body that has been damaged. You will have to put a handful of ice cubes in a plastic bag or wrapped in a cloth, and then apply it to the area where you have the pimple and let it act for about 10 minutes.
  • Fluoride toothpaste– Fluoride will help reduce inflammation and speed up the healing process. To achieve this, all you have to do is apply a little toothpaste to the area and let it dry; then clean with plenty of water and repeat throughout the day until you see improvement.
  • Lemon with saltLemon is an acidic and astringent ingredient, so it will help us clean the area. If we mix it with salt, another ideal product to purify, we get a natural tonic that will achieve a deep cleaning of the skin.

If you want to know other tricks, we invite you to read our article on how to reduce inflammation of a pimple.

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If your skin tends to have pimples, it is essential that you start treating it with the necessary care. Oily skin prone to acne requires that you wash your face daily (morning and night) with a neutral soap or “oil free”In this way, it is possible to remove any remaining dirt that may have been impregnated in the pores and, therefore, prevent it from penetrating the pore and producing pus grains.

It will also be necessary that, at least once a week, do a skin exfoliation of the face to get to clean the dead cells that are responsible for clogging the pores and, therefore, causing the appearance of acne.

In this OneHowTo article we tell you in detail how to avoid pimples on your face.

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