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If I pop my pimple, will it scar forever?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Popping a pimple may cause a scar. Whether it is lifelong or for a few years is unknown.
When you pop a pimple, you are disrupting the natural skin architecture. The cause of the pimple is a clogged oil gland in the skin but you destroy that entire area of the skin by popping.

In brief: Yes

Popping a pimple may cause a scar. Whether it is lifelong or for a few years is unknown.
When you pop a pimple, you are disrupting the natural skin architecture. The cause of the pimple is a clogged oil gland in the skin but you destroy that entire area of the skin by popping.
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: It could.

Yes depending on dermal injury and size and cause, scarring is a possibility.

In brief: It could.

Yes depending on dermal injury and size and cause, scarring is a possibility.
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