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Why is some acne hard vs. coming to a head? What's a nodule like pimple made of?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Live or dead cells

All acne lesions begin as groups of abnormal cells, which because there are extra cells will feel firm. If the process damages the tissue enough to cause it to liquefy (which allows the white cells to chase the bacteria better), it turns soft.
Best wishes.

In brief: Live or dead cells

All acne lesions begin as groups of abnormal cells, which because there are extra cells will feel firm. If the process damages the tissue enough to cause it to liquefy (which allows the white cells to chase the bacteria better), it turns soft.
Best wishes.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Thanks for your kind words. Wishing you the best.
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