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glycolic acid cause breakouts

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
It can exacerbate sx: It is possible that topic treatment can exacerbate sx. Cleaning up your diet, removing junk and fatty foods, increase water intake, and adding probiot ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
It turns out: That there is limited data to suggest particular foods set off "breakouts". Like the old adage that chocolate consumption causes acne hasn't really b ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Lever 2000: Lever 2000 has antibacterial properties and does not cause allergies. Safeguard is irritating for some people and benzoyl peroxide cause irritation in ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Shelton
37 years experience Dermatology
Neutragena: There are many excellent bar soaps, even the moisturizing ones such as dove, are non comedogenic. Don't scrub your back if there are pimples as that c ... Read More
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Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Panoxyl, lever 2000: Lever 200 is a non irritating soap with antibacterial properties that can possibly help. You can also lamisil, (terbinafine) a soap containing benzoyl ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Good exfoliant: Glycolic acid is one of the 5 alpha hydroxv acids-(AHA) Excellent for reducing hyper pigmentation & acne marks. Improves skin tone & texture. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Acne: Yes, if the petrolium blocks pores. There are much better skin moisturizers for acne-prone skin.
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melanie Tugaoen
31 years experience General Practice
Lets review your que: Anything that applied to the skin that can block the pores, can cuase skin break outs
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kennedy
26 years experience 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Assume it does not: Almost everybody gets into sugar and it's cheap to blame it for a skin rash or acne eruption. If you have acne, manage it scientifically, starting wit ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Have not seen : Any reports or studies linking green tea to acne.

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