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A 19-year-old member asked:

I had this pimple and when i popped it a hard black rice sized object came out of it what is this called should i see a doctor?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Sebaceous plug: This is the plug that caused the pimple. When the plug, made of sebum, is exposed to air, it oxidizes and darkens in color.

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Last updated Sep 21, 2015

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