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A 37-year-old female asked:

Hi doctors, my 14 year old son is going through a really difficult puberty. he is emotional and angry and his skin is breaking out terribly. can you suggest a good vitamin that could help his skin, as well as relax him?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
I wouldn't: I know of no vitamin or other OTC product that would make any change in what you are describing. This sounds like you need to find an unrelated therapist/counsellor or psychiatrist to deal with his emotional state. A trip to his primary care doc for acne therapy would also be wise.
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