- In a new YouTube video, Dr. Pimple Popper pops a cyst thats been stuck inside a patients cheek for five years.
- The growth likely formed from an ingrown beard hair, according to Dr. Lee.
- The cyst is an epidermoid cyst, which usually contains a collection of wet dead skin cells and keratin.
This pop is guaranteed to make your jaw ache. In a new YouTube video, Dr. Pimple Popper aka dermatologist and TLC host Dr. Sandra Lee, MD pops a cyst thats been stuck inside a patients cheek for five years. Now thats one old jawbreaker.
In the clip, Dr. Lee says the patient pulled out a long hair from the growth previously, meaning an ingrown hair likely lead to the sizable cyst. To begin the procedure, Dr. Lee makes an incision into the cheek cyst, then gives it a little pinch. With some pressure, out pops a pile of dead skin, which Dr. Lee affectionately refers to as a blooming rose.
The famed dermatologist then searches under the exploded cyst to snip away the growth sac wall. Removing the sac wall virtually guarantees the cyst will never return, which is good news for the patient. After making sure all the chunky contents are gone for good, Dr. Lee is able to stitch the patient up with precision and send him on his way.
All that is skin thats been stuck under there for five years, Dr. Lee tells the patient, as she shows him the contents of the cyst. But theres no diamond in there. Oh, darn.
Watch the sweet-as-candy removal below: