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My acne was clearing up but i all of a sudden got 6 pimples i'm different places all at once. what are some reasons for this and how do i avoid them?

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Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Hormonal factors: Sometimes hormonal changes,changes in diet can cause outbreaks.It could be related to your menstrual cycle too.They will most likely clear up soon.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Not enough info: Any treatment for acne, Details about menst periods and any birth control. Any other meds or supplements. Acne is related to hormones, not foods. A dermatologist will help you if it affects your life.

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