A 31-year-old female asked:
Will taking 10,000 iu vitamin a from fish liver oil a day help with my acne? i have mainly clogged pores
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Gastroenterology 40 years experience
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Dermatology 58 years experience
NO NO NO NO: This is a toxic dose of Vitamin A and is a known cause of birth defects. "Retinoids" including tretinoin and isotretinoin are, indeed, very effective for acne. But, alas, though they are derived from Vitamin A, they have other properties which differentiate them. That is, Vitamin A will not help your acne. We have very good technology. You could do much for yourself but not without professional h
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Last updated Feb 24, 2019
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