'Dr Pimple Popper': Monica feels like ants are crawling on her eyebrows, can Dr Lee cure her skin condition?
Monica has been struggling with her skin condition since the day she was born and now she wants to live a normal life after years of hardship
Monica has a bubbly personality that can make anyone fall in love with her. While she is confident about who she is, the world has not been too kind to her. Monica was born with a skin condition that created bumps on her face along with dark patches. When she was born, the doctors assumed it was a birthmark and could not be helped.
However, over time, the mark kept increasing with the bumps getting bigger in size. Monica's mother made the decision of letting her undergo a surgery that would remove a part of the area where the mark was and cover it using the skin from another part of her body. While the surgery removed some of it, there were still parts that were untouched. Monica admitted that it has not been an easy road living like this. She said there were times when she was bullied and it has also affected her job.
Monica, who is a teacher, failed to find a job as others feared that children might get scared of her. She recalled attending an interview in which she was rejected for this reason. However, to prove that the children would be fine, Monica offered to engage with a class full of children. While the children were curious to find out what was on Monica's face, they were fine after some time. Despite this, she did not get the job. On another occasion, Monica was asked by a stranger what part she was playing for Halloween after looking at the bumps on her face.
At the same time, she admitted that the bumps would itch a lot and make her uncomfortable. Tired of all the questions and stares, Monica said that she wanted to change her life. After undergoing surgeries and laser treatment among other things, she thought Dr Sandra Lee would be the only person who can help her out.
Due to Covid-19, Dr Lee had to interact with Monica over a video call. Despite this, she knew that she wanted to help Monica. While talking to Dr Lee, Monica revealed that the bumps itched a lot and made her feel like ants are crawling on her eyebrows. Dr Lee revealed that there were chances her skin condition was something called nevus sebaceous. She admitted that it was the largest nevus sebaceous she had seen so far. While she wanted to help Monica, Dr Lee made it clear that she wanted to run some scans to be sure about what she was dealing with. Monica agreed and the two decided to run the scan first before coming to a conclusion. Will Dr Lee be able to help her? Only the upcoming episodes can tell.
'Dr Pimple Popper: Before the Pop' airs on Thursdays at 10 pm ET on TLC.