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Types of Pimples

Blackheads
Blackheads

Blackheads are a mild type of acne that usually form on the face, but they can also appear on the following body parts: back; chest; neck; arms; shoulders; Acne affects nearly 50 million Americans and is the most common skin disorder in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

Cysts
Cysts

Cystic acne happens when this infection goes deep into your skin, creating a red, tender bump that's full of pus. It may hurt or itch. If a cyst bursts, the infection can spread, causing more breakouts.

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Nodules
Nodules

Nodules are one of the inflammatory acne lesions that appear and spread on the skin during severe acne breakouts. Even though they can be painful and cause acne scars, they last long and they are difficult to treat. Find out how to clear acne nodules without causing extensive damage to the skin.

Papules
Papules

Papules are a form of acne vulgaris that appear as small bumps on the face. The bumps reveal no visible pores as in blackheads, and they are not white like whiteheads. Instead, they are closed, red and surrounded by skin inflammation.

Pustules
Pustules

Sometimes the pores get so irritated that their walls break. That causes bigger pimples that are called papules and pustules. Papules are hard when you touch them.

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Whiteheads
Whiteheads

White head pimples are the easiest to treat ... The best way to get rid of a small whitehead is to pop it (believe it or not).