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What is follicular cyst? Does everybody get one sometimes?

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Dr. John Ebner
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In brief: A blocked follicle

A follicular cyst is a blocked hair follicle.
This blockage causes the accumulation of dead skin cells and oil. They are easily removed. They are very common and most people get one or more in their lifetime.

In brief: A blocked follicle

A follicular cyst is a blocked hair follicle.
This blockage causes the accumulation of dead skin cells and oil. They are easily removed. They are very common and most people get one or more in their lifetime.
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