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Will popping pimples leave black blemish scar?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Not the key

Whether or not you pop them, you're likely to have hyperpigmentation and maybe depressed scars; the latter can be permanent.
You owe it to yourself to get serious about managing your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated up to 10% 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, your physician can add something that will. Best wishes.

In brief: Not the key

Whether or not you pop them, you're likely to have hyperpigmentation and maybe depressed scars; the latter can be permanent.
You owe it to yourself to get serious about managing your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated up to 10% 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, your physician can add something that will. Best wishes.
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