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I started using Retin-A about a week ago for acne. I've used it before and love it. However, yesterday I started developing a pimple INSIDE my nose. I felt a little pain and when I went to look it is actually just inside the nostril. It's not overly red or sensitive but sort of annoying. What can I do?
I mixed 1 drop of grapefruit seed extract with water and used a cotton swab to wash it off...but should I put medication on it? I would hate to get a dangerous nose infection.
Thank you.
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hello,

you need to apply bactroban cream on it twice a day for 5 days. that will clear it.

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