A 16-year-old male asked:
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hello...i'm having acne, however i got rid of them a lot by olive oil....though i'm having acne holes left in my face help me get rid of them..thanks..

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Olive oil is good on salads. It does nothing for acne.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Most importantly is to not pick on your acne trying to bring it to a head, as this may leave scarring/pock marks. See your dermatologist for definitive care. Watch your diet too, reduce sugars, processed foods, keep your face clean, so oil doesn't plug up and accumulate.
Mar 7, 2014

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