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Blackheads are black bumps that are impacted pores in which material pushes out through the follicles. The black color is not from dirt. It may be from bacteria, dead skin cells, and matter that react with oxygen.

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American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on March 14, 2019

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American Academy of Dermatology.

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