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How to reduce pimples fast and why does my skin get oily?
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In brief: Hormones, genetics
Oily skin is primarily due to the activity of sebaceous glands in the skin.
Women with oily skin can benefit from oral contraceptives, and patients of both sexes may have success using topical cleansers. For pimples, benzoyl peroxide, topical retinoids, and occasionally antibiotics can help as well.

In brief: Hormones, genetics
Oily skin is primarily due to the activity of sebaceous glands in the skin.
Women with oily skin can benefit from oral contraceptives, and patients of both sexes may have success using topical cleansers. For pimples, benzoyl peroxide, topical retinoids, and occasionally antibiotics can help as well.
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