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Blood Filled Blackhead

Westbroadwaybb

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So I check my sphynx for blackheads on their chin every once in a while and today I found that they had a large bump on their lip. I popped it and the usual black stuff came out but so did a lot of blood. The bump was still there after popping. Should I be concerned?
 

Toa and Ross

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My boys have a lot of blackheads too. Some are filled with blood when I pop them. It takes a while for those blackheads to disappear. Sometimes I have to pop them twice. I clean the blackheads with witch hazel on a cotton ball.
 

Catzzzmeow

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I have popped a couple and yes it only black stuff, but blood too. A couple of times left a gaping hole and 3 days later completely healed. Just keep a close eye for infection. If something feels off see your vet. The bump might have still stayed if all the blood and gook dud not squeeze out. You can use a warm compress to try to draw it out as well.
 

Sheldon13

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It’s basically a little superficial abscess. Just watch for infection and it’s no biggie.


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