A 23-year-old male asked:
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is that ok to squeez sebum by nails?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Squeezing out sebum with nails often results in more trauma and more points where infection can set in. Generally not recommended.
Answered on Mar 31, 2013

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