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Common Causes Of Acne
This is a common myth and I am very confused. Are their any types of food that causes acne? Also, any obvious myth that you can reject?
It's Controversial: Historically, the relationship between diet and acne has been highly controversial. Recent research has provided evidence that high glycemic load diets (eg, carbohydrates such as white bread, pasta, sugars) can worsen acne. Dairy ingestion (eg, milk, yogurt, cheese) is also weakly associated with acne, perhaps due to hormones in milk products. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Ive started ginet-84 for acne as a last resort. I just read it can cause increased breast size?! I dont want that!! How common is it??
Pretty rare: It is pretty rare but if you notice a change see your prescribing provider right away. ...Read more
I'm in perimenopause, attempting to prevent future lines and wrinkles in my oily skin with mild moisturizers, but glycerin seems to cause acne. Is that common, or is it an allergy?
I have livedo reticularis, bulging veins, non-healing body acne, off/on fever, GI bleeds, diarrhea ALT w/constip, migraines, shocks of pain neck lymph nodes. No ibd, ANA negative. Any common cause?
complicated question: Pika this is not one for the internet these can be caused by a variety if illnesses. Autoimmune problems come to mind. First you need a good internist, consultation with rheumatologist as well. These persons must be board certified in their fields as well. I would be surprised if your illnesses were not related to a central cause of either an immune nature, or lymptatic system disturbances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not protein. : U consume it every day. It it is due 2 a supplement, I would suspect a steroid additive may B present. Read the label carefully & if U don't understand it, have a dietitian or MD read it 4 U. U must B careful. ...Read more
See below: Acne results from oil overproduction (often due to hormones), clogged pores, p acnes bacteria, & resultant inflammation from your immune system recognizing infection. Effective acne treatments target these causes: benzoyl peroxide & antibiotics kill bacteria, retinoids decrease oil, salicyclic acid & retinoids unclog pores, oral contraceptives target hormones. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multifactorial: The cause of acne flare is multifactorial, but can be roughly categorized into 3 components: excessive oil gland production, excessive inflammation, and hormonal fluctuation. We use topical drying agents to reduce oil gland production; topical or oral antibiotics to reduce inflammation; oral contraceptives in women to control hormonal fluctuation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Various causes: Acne is based in hair follicles. Secretion of oil glands, dead skin cells and a bacteria( proprionobacterium acnes) within a hair follicle trigger a cascade of signals in your body that leads to inflammation: ie. The red bumps and pus bumps of acne. Hormone levels and stress can contribute to acne and possibly dairy, but greasy foods and chocolate have not been proven to make acne worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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