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Why did all these bumps suddenly form on my face?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
A sudden arrival of a lot of bumpy formations on your face could be an outbreak of acne. This skin condition affects most adolescents at one time or another. However, adults are not immune to acne outbreaks. If you're experiencing a sudden outbreak, it could be your body's response to stress. No one is sure why, but it may be that hormones your body naturally produces to help you cope with stressful situations have the side effect of promoting pimples.

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