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9 Things That Are As Satisfying As They Are Disgusting

You're disgusted at first, but then you realize you've been watching blackheads being squeezed for half an hour.

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The following images are strong and may cause discomfort, unless you're into that sort of thing.

1. Why is something as disgusting as removing a giant plug of earwax so pleasurable to watch?

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This video of a doctor cleaning his wife's ear has over 29 million views. That's more views than there are people in all of Australia.

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2. Don't act as if you've never been enthralled by a video of someone removing an ingrown hair before.

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Videos like this one, of a simple ingrown hair removal, can have over 16 million views. All the joy of removing one without having to actually go through it.

3. Deep down, we're all a little obsessed with squeezing blackheads.

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Which is the only reasonable explanation for why people spend hours on their phones watching this little gadget removing blackheads in super close-up. Maybe it's the satisfaction of imagining how smooth the skin will be afterwards? Whatever it is, people love it.

4. This one is too much, but apparently a LOT of you get deep gratification from watching sebaceous cysts being removed.

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This doctor's YouTube channel has over 2 million subscribers. She posts videos of various dermatological procedures, and people can't seem to get enough of them.

5. Nobody has ever used a pore-cleansing strip without looking at it afterward, and a lot of people seem to like to check out other people's' masks and strips too.

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This woman's video, showing off the bounty of blackheads removed from her husband's face, has over 5 million views on YouTube.

6. Feet are another constant source of fascination for bored internet users, and for some reasons, people LOVE watching these bizarre callus treatments.

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8. I don't know who's getting so much sadistic pleasure out of watching an ingrown nail be removed, but videos of the procedure are awfully popular online.

This post was translated from Portuguese.

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