Mild pain, Oily skin, Psychologically disturbed, slowly growing nodules,painful,with presence of comedones(black heads)and pustules in the face, Diagnosis nodulo-cystic
Don't Pop Your Pustule Avoid picking or squeezing pustules. Picking can cause scars or dark spots to develop on the skin.
The pustules are sterile on routine culture. When the pustule bursts the chemoirritant fatty acid content of sebum causes inflammation on surrounding skin.