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I tend to pick my skin bumps. What should I do?
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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
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In brief: Don't pick
Control yourself.

In brief: Don't pick
Control yourself.
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Skin Picking
In some cases, infection may develop in areas that have been picked.
If skin is red, warm, and tender, it is may be infected, and you should take extra precautions to keep the area clean. If this warm, red, and tender area does not heal quickly, or if it spreads from its initial location, you should seek medical treatment. If left untreated, infections may lead to a larger medical concern.

In brief: Skin Picking
In some cases, infection may develop in areas that have been picked.
If skin is red, warm, and tender, it is may be infected, and you should take extra precautions to keep the area clean. If this warm, red, and tender area does not heal quickly, or if it spreads from its initial location, you should seek medical treatment. If left untreated, infections may lead to a larger medical concern.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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