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Should I pop the pimples I have cause they itch?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: No
Popping pimples, as tempting as it may be, is not good as it increases the likelihood of scarring and spreading of an infection.
The latter occurs because as you squeeze, you are not only pushing the contents up through the skin but you are also forcing the contents under the skin as well.

In brief: No
Popping pimples, as tempting as it may be, is not good as it increases the likelihood of scarring and spreading of an infection.
The latter occurs because as you squeeze, you are not only pushing the contents up through the skin but you are also forcing the contents under the skin as well.
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