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Does oily skin cause facial redness?

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
YES: Oil from skin can clog pores causing skin irriation and redness. Gentle soap washing and observation for 2 weeks is advisable.
Answered on Apr 6, 2014

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