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Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Seborrheic derm: Not baby acne, more likely seborrheic dermatitis (cradle cap). Use aquaphor to all affected areas and gently scrape out the crust. Probably not an all ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I suspect that this : Is not due to minocycline. Do you still have active chlamydia?
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Acne: Overproduction of oil (sebum), irregular shedding of dead skin cells resulting in irritation of hair follicles in skin, or buildup of bacteria.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Hormones: Acne is caused by hormones, sun damage, stress, lack of sleep, oil, sweating, hat bands, and bacteria.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
This is a myth: I was surprised too, but nobody's been able to show convincingly that acne is impacted much by diet one way or the other. As far as food darkening you ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Black dot acne: Those black dots are most likely open comedones, the fancy words for blackheads. These are actually brown, and turn color because enzymes in the skin ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Skin Care: Protect your skin with spf; moisturize and treat with antioxidants and stay well hydrated; consider tretinoin to help prevent more acne and skin light ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
No: Masturbation does not lead to skin darkening or acne breakouts. Acne breakouts often do happen with increased hormones during puberty. So this is coin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: There's no connection, beyond the fact that both are characteristic of most male teens. Enjoying your body in private won't harm your health; vary you ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Hogan
34 years experience 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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