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What would you say is the best vitamin supplement to take for skin and acne, if there even is one?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
NONE: Acne is a matter of genetics and hormones. Diet is important for other reasons. No vitamin pill alters acne in any way. Unless you are either overdosed (pills) or deficient (poor diet) the quality of your skin is not determined by vitamins. Adult female acne may be related to PCOS or birth control hormone and will clear with spironolactone nearly every time. There are thousands of nutrients in fo

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