A 47-year-old member asked:
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i'm wondering if i drink nothing but water and a lot of it, will it help my acne?

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Dr. HECTOR Franco
46 years experience Dermatology
No: The development of acne lesions is not related to water intake whether it is too little or too much. Heredity, hormones and stress are more likely culprits.
Answered on Mar 28, 2014
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