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what causes familial overactive sebacious glands

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Seidenberg
30 years experience Dermatology
Treatment options...: If you are a woman, hormonal intervention may help. Possibilities include oral contraceptives or a pill called spironolactone. If there is a lot ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
What does that mean?: Most often this is a euphemism for "acne". If that's the disease, treat it scientifically and aggressively -- it's a very serious personal and profess ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Kates
26 years experience Dermatology
Treatment options: Sebaceous hyperplasia are a common, benign lesion on the face that do not go away on there own. The treatment options include specific lasers and ne ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Hormones: Just hormones and masturbating can not change your hormones.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Denis Winder
58 years experience Plastic Surgery
Information: It is just a side effectthat has nothing to do with sebaceous glands.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Any androgen elevation caused by ejaculation is transient (short lived) and will not cause facial pimples.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Wrong!: Ejaculation doesn't cause baldness, or blindness or acne or callouses or anything of the sort. It's a genetic thing you inherited from your parents - ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Seidenberg
30 years experience Dermatology
I don't buy it.: That would be considered a myth. Androgens do increase the likelihood of acne, but your frequent habit should not be causing your hormones to change ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Nothing that: I know of. The only product that shrinks sebaceous glands is Accutane other than the topical vitamin A Tazoratene
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Sebaceous Gland: The sebaceous glands are microscopic exocrine glands in the skin that secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate and waterproof the sk ... Read More

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