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How does acne cause pustules?

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This very common skin condition causes pustules that are bigger than typical pimples. They happen when one of the pores in your skin gets so irritated that its walls break.

From: What Are Pustules? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Library of Medicine.

University of California San Francisco Medical School.

American Academy of Dermatology: "Different Kinds of Pimples."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Pustular Psoriasis."

American Family Physician: "Evaluating the Febrile Patient with a Rash."

Archives of Dermatology : "Subcorneal pustular dermatosis-type IgA pemphigus with autoantibodies to desmocollins 1, 2, and 3."

CDC.

World Health Organization: "Smallpox."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 29, 2019

SOURCES:

National Library of Medicine.

University of California San Francisco Medical School.

American Academy of Dermatology: "Different Kinds of Pimples."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Pustular Psoriasis."

American Family Physician: "Evaluating the Febrile Patient with a Rash."

Archives of Dermatology : "Subcorneal pustular dermatosis-type IgA pemphigus with autoantibodies to desmocollins 1, 2, and 3."

CDC.

World Health Organization: "Smallpox."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 29, 2019

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