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does aquaphor cause acne

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Acne: Aquaphor is an excellent moisturizer but i would not recommend it for the face as it will clog the pores. Use a moisturizing lotion instead on the dry ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Moisturizer: Aquaphor is more to moisturize the skin in the body. Baby acne will come and go by itself. For babies less than a month old, we recommend just washing ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
No: Aquaphor is similar to vaseline. Your dermatologist will help you. There are several different therapies.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not long: Generally a Salicylic Lactic acid peel isn't very deep. If your skin isn't still raw it would be ok to stop. You can usually tell when the Aquaphor ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
If you repeatedly: Put vaseline on skin (like face) it can block pores.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kennedy
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly: corn starch is very safe. some people who are allergic to corn may react to corn starch. I recommend Vaseline petroleum jelly or baby powder for now ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience in Dermatology
Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells.These factors can trigger or aggravate an ex ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Hogan
34 years experience in General Surgery
Sebum: Your skin produces sebum, which is an oily substance designed to moisturize the skin and hair, keep it waterproof & keep it acidic. Sebum also contain ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
15 years experience in Dermatology
See below: Oils can clog pores and are a favorite food for the acne-related bacteria called p. Acnes.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
It doesn't.: Sodium sulfacetamide (sulfacet and other brands) does not have any effect on acne scars.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
26 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Vaseline is a thick petrolatum based ointment which can clog pores and cause whiteheads to form. If you are using vaseline as a moisturizer if you hav ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes and yes: It will irritate your skin but will clear mild acne in about two weeks if you apply it aggressively. It's the best first choice for treatment. If you ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
18 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Humidity and Acne: Humidity itself shouldn't cause acne. However, humidity couple with sweating and soiling of your skin more than usual certainly could worsen acne if y ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
No: Applying hair oil will not cause acne or pimples. Check out https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/acne-and-rosacea/acne & http://www.mayoclinic.org/ ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
No.: If you mean "breakout" as pimples/acne, no. But the lotion sometimes can cause its own irritation/reaction which looks like a "breakout".
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
No: No.
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A 110-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Acne: I see of thyroid patients and can't recall any with acne. Please see your doctor or a dermatologist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience in Dermatology
Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells.These factors can trigger or aggravate an ex ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Ask your doc! Yes!: Diprovate appears to be a non-us brand of Betamethasone which is a corticosteroid. However, depending upon it's formulation, it's potency varies from ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not for scars: Tetracycline can control the development of acne and help in healing the ones there, but it does not do any thing for the scars/marks of acne.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph White
48 years experience in Pulmonology
Acne: Acne is caused by a bacteria which i believe is a corynebacterium. It is predominantly caused by one bacterium.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
ACNE: Yes, it peel off gradually the blemishes and take care of your acne.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Maybe: If you are using an oily preparation it certainly can trigger it. Keep aloe vera off your face and anything else you find hanging around your house. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Ouch, Ouch, Ouch: & OUCH !! Alcohol and then shaving - that could sting. No that won't prevent acne. Yes, that might hurt.
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