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A 33-year-old member asked:

would using moisturiser help for my acne?

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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
No: Acne treatment helps acne. That includes salicylic acid wash, toner, antioil products, prescription medications, prescription creams and laser care. If the acne products cause dry skin then using a nonoil moisturizer helps with the dry skin.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Is dml moisturizing lotion helpful in reducing acne?

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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 51 years experience
Cnep: Dml lotion is of no use in acne.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Can using moisturiser increase the spread acne/spots?

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Dr. James Shire
Facial Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
No: Moisturizers do not cause or spread acne. Acne is caused be fluctuations in your hormone levels.
A 50-year-old member asked:

Could using moisturiser spread acne/spots?

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Moisturizer: A non comedogenic moisturizer will not typically make acne worse. Increased sebum (oil), bacteria, and blocked pores are the causes . See a dermatologist for an acne treatment plan.

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