Image of woman's pilar cyst
Credit: Dr. Sandra Lee (aka Dr. Pimple Popper) /

Dr. Pimple Popper is back again and we don’t know whether to cheer or cry. Dr. Sandra Lee (aka Dr. Pimple Popper) posted another video to her famous YouTube channel — which has over 3 million subscribers who love a good pimple-popping video — and this time she shows us the extraction of a trichilemmal, or pilar, cyst, which is one that forms on the scalp.

Ouch, ouch, and more ouch.

“I think she squeezed one out herself, with no numbing or anything,” Dr. Lee said of her patient. “Didn’t it hurt?” The woman replied that it didn’t hurt when she attempted to remove the pilar cyst herself after reading up on the process on the internet.

But the patient also noted to the viewers at home that she didn’t fully remove the “sack,” where all the pus is held, during her initial attempt. Unfortunately, the cyst reformed and she decided to hand the procedure off to a professional, Dr. Lee. Good choice.

Like always, we feel the need to warn you before you click play on the below video. Things get, well, gross.

Unlike the cyst extractions we’re used to seeing, Dr. Lee was able to remove the bulbous blockage as a complete unit after squeezing out some of its contents. After a snip here and a snip there with a pair of surgical scissors, the pilar cyst was fully removed. Dr. Lee was then able to stitch the patient up.

One again, we’re baffled, boggled, and a bit disturbed after watching a Dr. Lee pimple-popping video. Don’t try this at home, kids.