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Is it true you can get bacterial meningitis from popping pimples?
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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology
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In brief: Acne
It is not true that one gets bacterial meningitis from popping pimples.
It is still not a good idea to do this because the spots are far more likely to scar if they are popped manually.

In brief: Acne
It is not true that one gets bacterial meningitis from popping pimples.
It is still not a good idea to do this because the spots are far more likely to scar if they are popped manually.
Dr. Norman Levine
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