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I have scaly, oily skin on my face. Is this acne?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: May be seborrhea

Scaly, oily skin is more likely to be seborrhea than acne.
Dandruff is similar to seborrhea.

In brief: May be seborrhea

Scaly, oily skin is more likely to be seborrhea than acne.
Dandruff is similar to seborrhea.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. James Newman
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: See a Dermatologist

That is not the typical presentation of acne, you could have a condition known as seborrhea or overactive oil production.
Acne can occur as a secondary infection. You should have an exam by a dermatologist to make an accurate diagnosis.

In brief: See a Dermatologist

That is not the typical presentation of acne, you could have a condition known as seborrhea or overactive oil production.
Acne can occur as a secondary infection. You should have an exam by a dermatologist to make an accurate diagnosis.
Dr. James Newman
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