Acne Basics Is it OK to Pop a Pimple? Share Pin Email More in Acne Basics Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Alternative Treatments Over the Counter Treatments Caring for Your Skin Coping Cleansing Oral Medications Adulthood Teens and Acne Trigger Factors Professional Procedures Topical Prescription Medications Glossary View All Updated April 06, 2016 Not quite sure if you should pop a pimple on your face? Check out this video before you go at it. Up Next Up Next Video What's a Pimple vs. an Acne Cyst? Up Next Video Best Facial Treatments for Acne Up Next Video How to Treat and Control Severe Acne Up Next Video What is Acne Surgery?