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do grains cause acne

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: Acne is caused by a confluence of hormonal activity (increasing oil production) & skin bacteria infecting oil glands. Certain foods have been thought ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. E: Visit this site for home treatment: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Vazquez
25 years experience Pediatrics
No evidence for that: Whole grain breads can be a rich source of important complex carbs that our bodies need to stay healthy. However, if you are gluten sensitive, you may ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
16 years experience Dermatology
See below: Acne results from oil overproduction (often due to hormones), clogged pores, p acnes bacteria, & resultant inflammation from your immune system recogn ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Million $ question: Although much about the disease is known and the overactivity and dysfunction of the sebaceous glands comp, i cared by secondary bacterial colonizatio ... Read More
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Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Causes of acne: Acne has a number of different causes: 1. Genetics-if acne is common in your family, you have a higher chance of having it 2. Hormones, primarily a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
30 years experience Family Medicine
Acne cause: It is caused by the bacterium, p. Acnes. It eats the oils of your sebaceous (oil) glands and creates, as a byproduct, acne. It is treatable with eit ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ben Treen
Dr. Ben Treen answered
39 years experience Dermatology
Hormones, diet?: Androgens ("male hormones" such as testosterone) are clearly implicated in causing acne. There is good circumstantial evidence that high glycemic inde ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Hormones: Despite pop claims, cleanliness, diet, and fitness have little real impact. Around puberty, hormones thicken the outermost layer of the skin, enlarge ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Phased process: Natural body oils are trapped within the pores. Skin surface germs get into those trapped spaces & feed off the oils triggering inflammation.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph White
49 years experience Pulmonology
Acne: Acne is caused by a bacteria which i believe is a corynebacterium. It is predominantly caused by one bacterium.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Your changing body: I hope you welcome the changes that turn you from a child into an adult. The chemical chaos often produces an environment in which the oils and bacter ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
24 years experience Occupational Medicine
Sugars: Too many carbohydrates change the chemistry in your body and can lead to acne. Another food problem is food allergy, and toxins in food (for instance ... Read More
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