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eating chocolate causes acne

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Morgan O'Donoghue
25 years experience Dermatology
No but stress can: There is no scientific evidence to prove that greasy or chocolate-containing foods can cause acne. But most people eat these foods when they are physi ... Read More
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Dr. Margaret Mann
19 years experience Dermatology
No: It is a common misconception that "fatty foods" and chocolate causes acne. In most cases, food plays a very small role in acne. Studies have shown tha ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: Acne is usually a condition caused by excess oil and gland secretion of skin along with pore buildup and plugging-often triggered by stress and increa ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Acne: There is no clear association between any food and acne, but nonetheless it's advisable to watch closely what causes your acne to flare. If you find ... Read More
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Food & acne: It is a myth. No you should not stop eating chocolate - but of course in moderate amount. Up till now there is no data that supports diet;chocolate, s ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Manage your acne: Forget about trying to connect diet and acne. Your photo suggests you're a fitness buff; eat sensibly to promote this side of your health. I see that ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Many foods can exacerbate acne. For many, but not everyone, chocolate is a major cause.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Despite the millions of patients with acne who love chocolate and greasy foods there is no evidence of a relationship. There is a potential but weak r ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Don't try: Nobody ever really finds out why they get acne and the next person doesn't. Manage it instead. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared yo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to be pbm: The link between any food item and acne is not supported by current research.Allergic breakouts producing hives have nothing in common with acne.In th ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: There are multiple factor in the causation of acne. You may consult this site for home remedies. You may need to try more than one treatment to find o ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Whiteheads: No, the foods will not cause whiteheads.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Irritating foods.: If these foods bother you and your acne then i would avoid them, but there are other food items you can eat to gain weight if they are irritating food ... Read More
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