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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
You: May be stress or change in diet. See a dermatologist.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You may never know: Acne often flares without explanation. Acne on the trunk usually requires at least one systemic medication. If you're a female, the oral contraceptive ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not by itself: Stress is good when it pushes you to do things that are good for you and others, bad only when you're helpless or don't know how to cope. Serum corti ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Having something like this appear "over night" suggests maybe exposure to something, i.e. Medication or other event that needs to be investigated. Bac ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Read the label, it's mostly sugar. High sugar, high fat foods can contribute to acne. Allergies to nuts or cocoa can also contribute. Thanks for trust ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Please consult this site for effective home care for acne. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment If the ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
35 years experience Dermatology
Several: Consider a different birth control pill. Also, depends on the type of acne you have, there are several different topicals one can use.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many causes: Acne is not usually associated with itching. Since there are many potential causes, a dermatology consult would be your best bet .
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Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It's not protein: The stress of a excessive excercise can play a trick on your brain so that you don't stimulate your ovaries. Then again if having periods your ovaria ... Read More
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