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Are there bacterial infections of the skin oil glands?
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes
Infections can occur anywhere.
..Infection with normal skin bacteria is one cause of acne...And this infection is in the sebaceous /oil producing skin glands.

In brief: Yes
Infections can occur anywhere.
..Infection with normal skin bacteria is one cause of acne...And this infection is in the sebaceous /oil producing skin glands.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Anything exposed to micro-organisms can become infected.
Exogenous--trauma, moisture, etc...--and endogenous--local immunity, endocrine issues, etc....--factors can play contributing roles.

In brief: Yes
Anything exposed to micro-organisms can become infected.
Exogenous--trauma, moisture, etc...--and endogenous--local immunity, endocrine issues, etc....--factors can play contributing roles.
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
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