Can Ice Treat Pimples?

Wondering if icing a pimple can get rid of it? According to experts, putting ice on pimples may reduce swelling associated with inflammatory acne, such as nodules, cysts, pustules, and papules. Additionally, when ice is used on inflammatory acne, it has the potential to decrease redness and may also treat pain that occurs with nodular and cystic acne. But despite such benefits, no research is available to indicate that ice alone is an effective treatment for pimples. Instead, it may work as part of a skincare routine that includes cleansing, moisturizing, and proven topical treatments.

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