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acne after acupuncture

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: This is not one of the problems for which acupuncture is usually useful.
Dr. James Gagne
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: Acupuncture is proven helpful for many aches and pains and might be helpful for a handful of other illnesses. Unless you're very lucky, it won't do a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Acupuncture and acne: Acupuncture is an alternative acne treatment that can produce positive results. Practitioners of acupuncture for acne stick small needles into certain ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
There is claim that : Some patients claim accupuncture has cleared their acne includng custic acne, but I have not seen or read any medical published study but has been des ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Acupuncture can be used to treat (often not curing) obesity (with appetite suppression) ; acne. I don't know about dry skin by itself (why not just hy ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: there are acupuncture protocols for obesity, acne and other skin conditions. I have provided appetite control treatments to patients with excellent r ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
Acne: Possibly a birth control pill may help the hormonal changes that accelerate acne growth. You may also want to look at some dietary changes that would ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Both are chronic health problems and your physician can manage both. In spite of what anybody else may have told you, acne is not lifestyle-related. G ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Briefly: Hopefully you got a full explanation for this powerful medication before you started. Stay the course. It is worth it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
Upset stomach: Antibiotics tend to disrupt stomach by causing gastric irritation, so generally recommended to use with food no matter what they are being used to tre ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Will improve: The key to improvement of your acne areas is to try to treat the underlying condition so that there are no flare ups that cause recurring inflammation ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: I was able to discontinue treatment in my early 50's.

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