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Are my funny food cravings causing my pimples?

Are my funny food cravings causing my pimples?

No: Food cravings are really common in pregnancy. They don't cause acne, however. An increase in acne is related to the increase in hormones during pregnancy. You can use over the counter face washes and toners during pregnancy. As long as your food cravings are for food and not other things (chalk, paint, et cetera), they are normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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Aside from pregnancy what could cause weird food cravings?

Aside from pregnancy what could cause weird food cravings?

See below: Some nutritionists and healthcare practitioners believe that certain cravings are meaningful. For example, cravings for ice and bizarre substances like dirt and cigarette butts (a condition called pica have been linked to an iron deficiency – even though none of those items contain significant amounts of iron. Some physicians believe it's a lack of minerals but no one really knows.. ...Read more

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What causes food cravings during pregnancy?

What causes food cravings during pregnancy?

No one can say for: Sure. It's likely some complicated relationship between altered hormone interactions, altered nutritional balance and emotional effect that pregnancy induces that leads to these cravings. ...Read more

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What causes food cravings in pregnancy?

What causes food cravings in pregnancy?

Unknown: We really don't know why some women have food cravings during pregnancy and why they may crave one thing over another. ...Read more

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Can methylprednisolone cause intense sweet food cravings?

YES: Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid used to treat inflammatory conditions. In general, Medrol (methylprednisolone) can cause weight gain. One mechanism for the weight gain is that it can cause cravings for many different types of food. ...Read more

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What causes late night food cravings and how do you get rid of them?

Mind free to,think: People,often want to eat at night because,that is,when many feelings arise. In these cases, eating becomes a form of self medication that becomes habitual. To stop, you can make your evening routine more structured. But you still need to,figure out what is bothering you. I notice that you are on a lot of pain meds. Is that related in any way? ...Read more

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CAN CROHN'S DISEASE CAUSE YOU TO MISS YOUR PERIOD I BEEN HAVING SYMPTOMS LIKE FATIGUE FOOD CRAVINGS N THROWING UP OR COULD I BE PREGNANT?

CAN CROHN'S DISEASE CAUSE YOU TO MISS YOUR PERIOD I BEEN HAVING SYMPTOMS LIKE FATIGUE FOOD CRAVINGS N THROWING UP OR COULD I BE PREGNANT?

Do pregnancy test: If you are having flare up of Crohn's disease and all GI these symptoms are from it than it is possible to miss period without being pregnant. But sure way is to do pregnancy test. Good luck. ...Read more

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What kind of food can cause pimples and also which type of food we should take to reduce pimples?

What kind of food can cause pimples and also which type of food we should take to reduce pimples?

Sugar, milk,: Simple carbs including sugar, milk with lactose, and simple carbs can aggravate acne. Supplements that are helpful to reduce acne include zinc and a herb called gugulipid. Both zinc and gugulipid have been supported by international medical literature. ...Read more

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What is the main causes of the pimples that come out on someone's skin? Is there any related to the food that we eat?

What is the main causes of the pimples that come out on someone's skin? Is there any related to the food that we eat?

Many causes: Acne (pimples) is a multifactorial skin disease which has many causes. These include genetics, stress, environment, hygiene, hormones, products used on face. Food can be a factor in some. It usually occurs in those with larger pores and oilier skin. If you notice that your acne worsens with certain foods then you should try to avoid those foods. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more