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What causes acne and how does it happen?

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Dr. Cynthia Lu
General Practice
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In brief: Fighting bacteria

Each hair follicle is connected to a sebaceous gland.
The sebaceous glands produce sebum, which keep the skin surface oily and protects the skin. The importance of adequate face washing: when dead skin clogs up a pore, bacteria grows in the oily skin. The whiteness of an acne lesion is the pus formed by the dead white cells that fight the acne bacteria.

In brief: Fighting bacteria

Each hair follicle is connected to a sebaceous gland.
The sebaceous glands produce sebum, which keep the skin surface oily and protects the skin. The importance of adequate face washing: when dead skin clogs up a pore, bacteria grows in the oily skin. The whiteness of an acne lesion is the pus formed by the dead white cells that fight the acne bacteria.
Dr. Cynthia Lu
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