A member asked:

Why does my skin breakout during the winter but not during the summer?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Morris Westfried answered

Specializes in Dermatology

The sun has a suppressive effect on acne, blue light helps acne. However the sun causes more whiteheads to form which can become inflammed amd turn into acne.

Answered Jan 30, 2013


Dr. Jeffrey Hick answered

Specializes in Dermatology

You may have eczema which is sometimes called "the winter itch".

Answered Aug 15, 2013



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