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Do tomatoes cause acne?

Do  tomatoes cause acne?

No: The link between any food and acne has had supporters and detractors over the years. Most find it at the bottom of the list of contributing factors.While any person may have a food allergy or sensitivity that can show up affecting the skin, listing tomatoes as a cause in not justified. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Can chocolate cause you acne?

Can chocolate cause you acne?

Yes: Many foods can exacerbate acne. For many, but not everyone, chocolate is a major cause. ...Read more

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Do peaches cause acne?

Do peaches cause acne?

No: Part of a healthy diet, especially when fresh. The role of diet is poorly defined; the one plausible suspect is dairy. Acne's a chronic disease but can always be managed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do certain foods really cause acne?

ACNE & FOODS: For many years dermatologists have disagreed with the relationship between foods & acne. I am one dermatologist who believes that many foods cause & aggravate acne. These are nuts (all kinds), dairy products (milk & cheese), & high-sugar foods (chocolate & other sweets.) if you have acne, and eat these foods, stop for a few weeks and send me a thank-you note. ...Read more

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Does chocolate and fried food cause acne?

Does chocolate and fried food cause acne?

No: We are all different, and react differently to foods and other things in the environment. If certain foods cause trouble for you, then your options are to either avoid them or try to reduce your sensitivity with homeopathic treatment: www.Bookonhealing.Com. ...Read more

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Do fried groundnuts cause pimples?

Do fried groundnuts cause pimples?

No: Despite "pop" claims, there's little science to connect food choices and acne. The best-attested is dairy, and even this is modest. If you're prone to episodes of acne, you may be able to keep them at bay with 5% topical benzoyl perxoide 1-2x daily, or if this isn't enough, get with your physician. ...Read more

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Does greasy foods and chocolates cause acne?

Does greasy foods and chocolates cause acne?

No.: Despite the millions of patients with acne who love chocolate and greasy foods there is no evidence of a relationship. There is a potential but weak relationship with milk consumption. ...Read more

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Does any type of foods like peanuts, chocolate, or peanut butter cause acne?? Also What causes acne, and how do I get rid of it?

Does any type of foods like peanuts, chocolate, or peanut butter cause acne?? Also What causes acne, and how do I get rid of it?

See below: There are multiple factor in the causation of acne. You may consult this site for home remedies. You may need to try more than one treatment to find one that suits you. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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Can chocolate cause face breakouts?

Can chocolate cause face breakouts?

Chocolate: There is no evidence that eating chocolate causes facial outbreaks or acne. ...Read more

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Can eating chocolate or greasy food really cause acne?

Can eating chocolate or greasy food really cause acne?

Not really: Acne is usually a condition caused by excess oil and gland secretion of skin along with pore buildup and plugging-often triggered by stress and increase in hormones in body. It is a myth that greasy food and chocolate cause acne but they are not that healthy anyway and should be minimized in your diet. ...Read more

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What foods can worsen my acne?

What foods can worsen my acne?

Glycemic index: There are no clear associations with any food and acne, but some data suggests that high glycemic foods might be associated to acne. Avoiding these foods is good for your overall health, too! ...Read more

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Why do hormones cause pimples?

Why do hormones cause pimples?

Oil: Hormones can overstimulate oil glands and modify the development of skin cells lining the hair follicles of the skin. ...Read more

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Chocolate oatmeal cooky causes constipation, how do I treat this?

Chocolate oatmeal cooky causes constipation, how do I treat this?

The fiber: From the oatmeal if eaten in excess without adequate fluid intake can cause constipation. Bump your fluids to 80-100 oz daily of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids and don't overdose on fiber. ...Read more

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What foods can cause acne breakouts and what could I do to prevent it?

What foods can cause acne breakouts and what could I do to prevent it?

Myth: Controlled tests show diet has little to do with acne. With today's rx's, even in a dysfunctional health care system, all acne should be manageable. If your problem is intermittent, a systemic antibiotic begun when a breakout seems imminent may be the cornerstone of effective treatment, perhaps with a topical agent. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does milk cause acne to get worse ?

Does milk cause acne to get worse ?

It can: It can cause acne to worsen. I recommend a food diary to track the association. You can see your doctor to discuss prescription acne medication. ...Read more

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Why people think that nuts can cause acne?

Why people think that nuts can cause acne?

Acne and nuts: There are lots of myths around what causes acne . Research has proved that diet has nothing to do with acne format or treatment but excessive intake of certain foods can worsen acne. But general recommendations are to have balanced diet . http://www.healthyskinjournals.com/roasted-peanuts-acne-anti-blemish-diet/ http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/acne-management/ ...Read more

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Does nutella cause acne?

Does nutella cause acne?

Acne: Acne is caused by a bacteria which i believe is a corynebacterium. It is predominantly caused by one bacterium. ...Read more

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Does sugar and dairy cause acne with teens?

Does sugar and dairy cause acne with teens?

Acne: Sugar does not cause acne. There is anecdotal stories about milk and dairy causing acne, but no scientific evidence to supportit. ...Read more

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Do chocolate and black foods darken the acne marks?

Do chocolate and black foods darken the acne marks?

No: Pigments in foods have nothing to do with coloring of skin. Skin coloring has to do with amounts of melanin your skin cells produce. More likely you would benefit from using a strong sunscreen on your face each and every time you go outside, even if it's a cloudy day. The uv waves of light activate melanin, not foods. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more