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What is acne cosmetica and what causes it?

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Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

This is a mild, common form of acne characterized by clogged pores and reddened bumps along the chin, cheeks and forehead. This form of acne results after oil from various skin and hair products collects inside your pores, clogging them.

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