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What is g6pv pertaining to acne?

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Acne: No, G6PD deficiency has no basis for acne production. And, as an aside, studies have shown that people who are treated with topical dapsone (Aczone) for acne can safely use that product, even if they are G6PD deficient.

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