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

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Dr. Yuly Gorodisky
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Yuly Gorodisky
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Leave them

Do not pick at blackheads.
You could cause a skin infection leading possibly to whiteheads (pus-filled). More importantly, it increases the chance of scarring. Use an acne medication (creams, solutions, pills) as recommended by your primary care doctor or dermatologist.

In brief: Leave them

Do not pick at blackheads.
You could cause a skin infection leading possibly to whiteheads (pus-filled). More importantly, it increases the chance of scarring. Use an acne medication (creams, solutions, pills) as recommended by your primary care doctor or dermatologist.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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