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Dr Pimple Popper’s latest video is one of the most surprising and gruesome yet

Beware: this isn't for the faint hearted
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Dr Pimple Popper aka Dr Sandra Lee is breaking the internet with her most surprising (and interesting) video yet.

In the video (below) her patient has a epidermoid cyst removed.

Epidermoid cysts are generally harmless but treatment is required if it becomes red, painful, swollen or infected. They are caused by a build up of keratin in the body as the protein is trapped beneath the skin and hair follicles. And are more likely to occur in people with acne and other skin conditions.

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If you present symptoms of a cyst or infection do not try to squeeze it yourself as this can lead to further infection. Head to your local GP for diagnosis and treatment.

This article was originally published by Men’s Health.

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