A 31-year-old member asked:
Do you think weight gain could help with acne outbreaks?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Wrong approach: Somebody told you that trying to get fatter would help your acne? I'm really sorry that there are such foolish ideas out there -- and especially that you're not managing your disease scientifically. If your acne is episodic, a salicylic acid wash may be enough to keep it at bay, or topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. Manage it, and if you're not clear in two weeks call your physician.
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Last updated Aug 5, 2014
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