Do You Have What It Takes to Be the Next Dr. Pimple Popper?

By: Jane Andrews
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About This Quiz

Do you love watching blackhead extractions, cyst squeezes and pus-filled pimple pops? You're not alone. Dermatologist Sandra Lee — a.k.a. Dr. Pimple Popper — has amassed more than a billion social media followers by sharing up-close videos of her patient's grossest (yet oh-so-satisfying) skin procedures. She also has a highly-rated reality show on the TLC network, which chronicles some of the most outrageous skin issues she's ever encountered, from golf-ball-sized cysts to 55-year-old blackheads.

If you're obsessed with skin squeezes and count yourself among Dr. Lee's devoted popaholics, you may have dreams of becoming a cyst whisperer yourself. But do you truly have what it takes to carry out these disgusting tasks? Would you be able to survive an unexpected quirt of pus in your eye, or overcome the off-putting odor of  "cyst smell," which Dr. Lee once described as "a big rotten goose egg?"

This quiz will help you find out! Answer all of the following questions, and we'll tell you if you've got what it takes to be an extreme pimple popper, just like Dr. Lee.

While in the bathroom at work, you spot the ripest red zit in the center of your chin. What do you do?

How do you feel about popping your significant other's pimples?

Do you know what a sebaceous filament is?

While walking down the street, you pass a horrible car accident. Police and ambulance are already there, so your help is not needed. What do you do?

You accidentally cut yourself while chopping veggies for dinner, and now your finger is bleeding. How do you react?

Do you get nauseated easily?

You're house-sitting for a friend and discover multiple puke piles left by the cat. What do you do?

How often do you watch Dr. Pimple Popper videos?

How do you tend to your toenails?

Which of the following things you do find most satisfying?

You discover a big, squishy bump on the back of your scalp. What do you do?

Do you know the difference between a white head and a blackhead?

Do you ever dream about popping zits?

Fresh from the shower, you spot an icky ingrown hair in a pretty personal place on your body. What do you do?

Do you know what a lipoma is?

Do you ever go to bed without taking off your makeup?

Do you own a comedone extractor?

How does the sight of blood make you feel?

When you spend a day at the beach, how diligent are you about wearing sunscreen?

How do you usually take care of your body hair?

You agree to go on an extreme skin care reality show in which you're forced to try a crazy facial. Which one would you choose?

How do you feel about ear wax?

While changing your baby nephew's diaper, a wee bit of pee squirts you in the face. How do you feel?

How do you like to remove your nail polish?

Your best friend has a splinter and asks you to get it out for them. What do you do?

How do you feel about people popping zits or picking their face in public?

Which bad habit annoys you the most?

Have you ever picked off a scab?

Be honest — do you ever sniff your armpits?

Do you ever pick dry skin off your lips?

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