3 doctors weighed in:

Is it harmful to squeeze my blemishes?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Squeeze blemish?

It is not a good idea to squeeze blemishes or acne break outs.
You run the risk of causing additional inflammation to the area which can lead to scarring and hyperpigmentation.

In brief: Squeeze blemish?

It is not a good idea to squeeze blemishes or acne break outs.
You run the risk of causing additional inflammation to the area which can lead to scarring and hyperpigmentation.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Thank
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

It can cause permanent scars.

In brief: Yes

It can cause permanent scars.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
Thank
Read more answers from doctors