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A 19-year-old male asked:

Does lifting weights cause acne ? i am having a bad outbreak of acne after starting to lift weights .

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
No: Lifting should not have a direct affect on your skin. See your primary doctor or a dermatologist about the acne.

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