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A 21-year-old male asked:

Will taking vitamin a supplements cure/control my acne?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
No: But there may well be individuals selling vitamin A who have a firm belief that it can control acne. Retinoids used in the treatment of acne are vitamin A derivatives. These are prescription drugs that are used with great care; they can cause birth defects.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
No: Taking Vitamin A will not cure your or control your acne.If you have acne see a dermatologist or your Family Doctor

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