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A 25-year-old female asked:

Could severely picking at a mole that a blackhead came out of cause it to grow back with damage to the surrounding skin, such as a pale discoloration?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 47 years experience
Yes: Yes, this type of habit can result in scarring.
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