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Doctor insights on: How To Squeeze Blackheads

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How to squeeze blackheads?

How to squeeze blackheads?

Recommend use of a: Comedone extractor to avoid damaging skin. Picking at comedones can lead to scarring. ...Read more

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What to do if i squeeze my blackheads everyday, will this cause damage?

What to do if i squeeze my blackheads everyday, will this cause damage?

Quite possibly: It may cause scarring. Pore size could ^. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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Were all those facials worth the cost for a couple of blackhead squeezes? I mean really.

Were all those facials worth the cost for a couple of blackhead squeezes? I mean really.

Facials: A facial, is a procedure where a facialist presses on blackheads to remove them from your clogged pores on your face or body. You can also remove blackheads with creams, like retin a (tretinoin) or differen. You can try to avoid black heads by avoiding sun exposure and by using only non comedogenic moisturizers that don't create black heads. You have to decide whether a facial is worth the cost. ...Read more

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I am a 16 yrs old and I have a lot of blackheads. I squeeze them everyday! is this bad for my skin or can I keep doing this routine?

I am a 16 yrs old and I have a lot of blackheads. I squeeze them everyday! is this bad for my skin or can I keep doing this routine?

Squeezing pimples: I would not recommend squeezing your blackheads. You can make matters worse. A simple benzoyl peroxide cream or wash can be the first step to improving your acne. Your doctor can also help with prescription medications. Remind your doctor that acne is cruel and unusual punishment and ask for help! (remember cruel and unusual punishment is not ok in the usa!). ...Read more

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I popped a blackhead and now its red? I squeezed it out like 2 weeks ago, but the redness wont go away still. Its always there. Why?

I popped a blackhead and now its red? I squeezed it out like 2 weeks ago, but the redness wont go away still. Its always there. Why?

Acne: This is exactly why you are not supposed to pop your acne because to can force the infected pus into the tissue around the acne. You are 39 y.o. and getting cystic acne that you are popping yourself? why? please see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a blackhead if I can't squeeze?

Get a friend: If you can't reach it, get a friend to help. It's very easy and safe to squeeze it out. ...Read more

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My nose is filled with blackheads. What should I do? Squeeze them out or leave them be?

My nose is filled with blackheads. What should I do? Squeeze them out or leave them be?

Don't squeeze: If you squeeze them you may cause an infection. It is better to get a professional facial treatment with steam and extraction, followed by some therapeutic lotion to help open your pores. ...Read more

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There was a blackhead on my face that was hard to pop, and then when i squeezed it really hard, it finally popped. Now it is bright red. Help! ?

There was a blackhead on my face that was hard to pop, and then when i squeezed it really hard, it finally popped. Now it is bright red. Help! ?

Irritated: You clearly irritated the skin with the trauma of popping the comedome. It may become infected and some topical neosporin may help. If it worsens you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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