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Why does oily skin cause pimples?

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Dr. Katherine Brown
Dermatology
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In brief: See below

Oils can clog pores and are a favorite food for the acne-related bacteria called p.
Acnes.

In brief: See below

Oils can clog pores and are a favorite food for the acne-related bacteria called p.
Acnes.
Dr. Katherine Brown
Dr. Katherine Brown
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Clogged Pores

Oil and wax can clog pores and trap bacteria in the pore.
These trapped bacteria grow and multiply and result in a small localized infection -- an acne pimple.

In brief: Clogged Pores

Oil and wax can clog pores and trap bacteria in the pore.
These trapped bacteria grow and multiply and result in a small localized infection -- an acne pimple.
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
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