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Amy31

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hey guys, any clue on this and the best way to treat it? I think it's a Boyle but has a slight yellow head also, I've pressed a warm flannel into it and he wasn't to happy, moved his head when I tried and I wasn't pressing hard so I think it's abit sore!! Tia
 

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Looks like a big pimple to me. Babas has had huge ones and when I popped them there were huge gaping holes and blood but they healed fine. @Amy31
 

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Looks like a big pimple to me. Babas has had huge ones and when I popped them there were huge gaping holes and blood but they healed fine. @Amy31
Oo yikes, not going to lie I tested the water and had a little squeeze as there was a yellow head on it..but he just pulled away so I think it's still sore, only had it a couple days!! Ill keep warm flannels on and abit of his r tree cream and see how it goes!
 

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Udo gets one now and then. I am a popper and they heal up just fine. They are gross but I don't like to leave them. I usually take a warm wash cloth to it afterward just to clean up. Then just watch it to make sure it doesn't get infection or reforms.
 

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My boys always get black heads and pimples. I'm forever squeezing lol
Oh yeah his chin is black head central! I have to shout at my mum for squeezing as he goes all hissy and I don't like it lol
 

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Udo gets one now and then. I am a popper and they heal up just fine. They are gross but I don't like to leave them. I usually take a warm wash cloth to it afterward just to clean up. Then just watch it to make sure it doesn't get infection or reforms.
Ohh no :( I'll have to get someone to do it then! I hate hurting him
 

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I found with Max that he developed more blackheads if I forgot to clean his chin and face after he ate. I therefore make sure I use a warm moist baby wash cloth to clean his mouth and chin after each meal. I use witchhazel once a week as well, and now he has very few blackheads.

I also read somewhere that some ceramics and definitely plastic feeding and water dishes can cause pimples etc. I made sure to buy stainless steel bowls for water and food.

But the witchhazel will definitely dry out the area and the pimples/blackheads.

Good luck!
 

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Ohh no :( I'll have to get someone to do it then! I hate hurting him
If it hurts him you can wait till it poppes out/dry out by itself. I will take a few days and then it will be gone. Only question is...can you resist trying to squeeze. I don't like to hurt my boys either but still I find myself trying to squeeze blackhead and pimp everytime my boys give me the chance! :wideyed:
 

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The reason I became a poper is because I didn't do one on Lois chin once and it became infected so I guess I kinda like to get em gone
 

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The reason I became a poper is because I didn't do one on Lois chin once and it became infected so I guess I kinda like to get em gone
Oh yeah, they really do need poppin I'm just a wuss haha, I feel guilty if he even meows after I've given his bum a quick clean! I'll have to man up :p
 

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If it hurts him you can wait till it poppes out/dry out by itself. I will take a few days and then it will be gone. Only question is...can you resist trying to squeeze. I don't like to hurt my boys either but still I find myself trying to squeeze blackhead and pimp everytime my boys give me the chance! :wideyed:
Haha I'm good at resisting! Though his tail does tempt me from time to time, I've just been dabbing with a warm cloth and its oozed out a little, just looks like a small hole now, so I'll keep it clean and it should soon be gone :)
 

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I found with Max that he developed more blackheads if I forgot to clean his chin and face after he ate. I therefore make sure I use a warm moist baby wash cloth to clean his mouth and chin after each meal. I use witchhazel once a week as well, and now he has very few blackheads.

I also read somewhere that some ceramics and definitely plastic feeding and water dishes can cause pimples etc. I made sure to buy stainless steel bowls for water and food.

But the witchhazel will definitely dry out the area and the pimples/blackheads.

Good luck!
He does have stainless steel bowls, but I never even thought to clean after meals! Also I've noticed when he's digging for the business he likes to rub his face in the litter...so I think a face clean then also!! Time to rid these pimples haha
 

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Oh yeah, they really do need poppin I'm just a wuss haha, I feel guilty if he even meows after I've given his bum a quick clean! I'll have to man up :p
You have to be the alpha or they'll walk all over you! LOL
 

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He does have stainless steel bowls, but I never even thought to clean after meals! Also I've noticed when he's digging for the business he likes to rub his face in the litter...so I think a face clean then also!! Time to rid these pimples haha
I wipe his face after he goes potty when he has "litter nose" -- and I tease him the whole time too.
 

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I wipe his face after he goes potty when he has "litter nose" -- and I tease him the whole time too.
Oh yeah we will be getting into that routine sharpish, he loves a face rub on my face....haha gross
 

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How goes the zit popping?
Thought of you while checking over the nakeds. It was bath night and I got rid of a few tail blackheads on Udo.
 

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@Amy31
How goes the zit popping?
Thought of you while checking over the nakeds. It was bath night and I got rid of a few tail blackheads on Udo.
Haha,Mae had a nice facial with a warm flannel, then a little press when he was chilled in his towel, got rid of a few, and pimple is near enough gone! Finished with a mani pedi and a full body massage with coconut oil haha, sphynx spa!
 
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