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Is coconut oil a good skin remedy for treating acne?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Coconut oil is better for moisturizing dry scalps but not so good for acne!
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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See below: You may consult this site for good home remedies for acne. You may need to try more than one method to find one that is best for you. http://www.webmd ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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Myth: Coconut oil is not very therapeutic in and of itself. In fact , I would not apply it to Acne prone skin as it can be occlusive and may worse Acne
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Scars: Have your doctor refer you to a skin specialist. There may be good oils to put on your face but listen to the advice of the doctor or skin specialist.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Acne: Yes the treatment is fine. Coconut oil serves as an excellent skin moisturizer.
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