Man’s Extreme Blackhead Removal Prompts Warning from The Drs.

Playing DIY Blackhead Removal Goes Viral

The Doctors discuss one man’s viral video where he is seen squeezing his nose and popping his blackheads and whiteheads with one huge push – but they warn this is not the best idea!

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Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon explains that cleaning your pores is a good practice, but that it should be done gently. He worries that using excess pressure in this area could lead to a boil or an abscess.

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Dr. Ordon suggests using a washcloth instead to clear excess sebum. And in this man’s case, he also recommends following a skincare cleaning regiment daily and possibly using salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide could help someone deal with clogged pores or excess sebum.