Pimple vs. Abscess
Difference Between Pimple and Abscess
An inflamed (raised and colored) spot on the surface of the skin that is usually painful and fills with pus.I had to pop that embarrassing pimple, it was huge and red and on the tip of my nose.
(pathology) A cavity caused by tissue destruction, usually because of infection, filled with pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue.
(slang) An annoying person.He's such a pimple! I wish he'd stop being so irritating!
(intransitive) To form a pus-filled cavity, typically from an infection.
To develop pimples
symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne