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Do Egg Whites Cause Acne
Safe: But not effective.Get a more detailed answer ›
No.: There is no evidence say so.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi! Some people say that eating eggs makes ur body temp high which increases pimples. Is it true? If yes, is it the egg yolk or the egg whites fault?
That's baloney: Acne is unrelated to diet, lifestyle, or body temperature. You're a grown woman, Zuleika, and you owe it to yourself both to be discerning (as you are) and to manage your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more
Can eggs be a cause of acne? I'm wondering because I'm vegetarian and also don't eat dairy so was wondering if eggs are a problem.
Acne scar: Me too. If you can actually "get rid of " acne scars with some lemon and eggs, please let us know. That would make all the LASERs useless. Obviously you have have very mature acne scars at 43 and you would only be able to improve them after a consultation with your cosmetic dermatologist and determine what type of scar you have to begin with and then prescribe a treatment. ...Read more
Hi! I have skin prone to breakouts, which leave acne and pimple scars. What can I possibly eat to get glowing skin? I am vegetarian & No eggs. Thanks!
A dermatologist: Which is a skin doctor, is a the best person to see for this. Beyond that, consider applying Vitamin E oil directly on the skin to help w/scars and adding good oil to your diet to lubricate the skin, e.g., coconut oil, olive oil. Avoid transfats. Vegetarians can reach for junk food easily. Please don't. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Estradoil 181pmol/l testos. <0.69 nmol/l FSH 4.8 LH 5.6, I'm hairy female are these normal hormone levels 21yrs f. do I have low egg quality, no acne?
Normal: Your LH FSH and Estradiol all are good. There is no reason to think your eggs are not normal. You are probably having regular cycles. ...Read more
If I put salicylic acid (acne medication) on my head, will that kill all the lice and their eggs?
Not appropriate: Lice medication is over the counter and has multiple names. See your drugstore. If you are uncertain about the diagnosis see your doctor and she will prescribe medication for you with detailed instructions regarding your clothing, sheets, towels, and laundry in general as well as your household. It is infectious and contagious. ...Read more
I am an athlete supposed to consume chocolate milk, banana, egg plant for energy but my face becomes full of acne and get sore throat what should I d?
Allergy: Could have an allergy to something you're eating.... Consider getting allergy tested and desensitized if necessary. ...Read more
No: The role of diet in causing acne seems to be minor; the best-attested link isn't to chocolate but to dairy and even this seems only modest. If you're prone to pimples, you can generally keep them at bay with daily topical benzoyl peroxide. Your physician can also help if this isn't sufficient. ...Read more
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I go to gym. I eat eggs 10 boiled full with yolks and rice too. I have extreme oily skin and blackheads never stop! No matter what. Help!
Yes: Yes, it is safe. Unless you are allergic to egg white! How well it works is another matter. ...Read more
How to prevent black spots and pimples on face? Does eating 6 eggs in a day is result of pimples and black spots?
Scientific Rx: Sounds like common acne. Forget everything folks say about diet and acne. With many blackheads, your physician may start you on a retinoic acid derivative, perhaps also with topical Clindamycin and maybe also benzoyl peroxide. There are stronger remedies available if these don't work well. Good luck. ...Read more
Why do I get pimples after eating egg, nuts and dairy and fish? I'm 21 year old and I get pimples very quick after eating those types of food...
Long history adult acne. S/p Accutane (6 mos) last dose 09/2012. Positive results thus far but very mild break out recently. Can wt loss cause flare-up?
Not clear: There have been various studies, none conclusive, that link acne to several types of foods including foods with high glycemic index that raise blood sugar, dairy foods, particularly those with hormones, gluten, and saturated fats. As the evidence is unclear, it is best to eat a healthy diet without dairy (get calcium from other sources), limit saturated fats and gluten, and avoid simple carbs. ...Read more
Maternal Hormones: Baby acne is the result of maternal hormones passed onto your baby during pregnancy. These hormones stimulate the oil glands and cause those red, sometimes white bumps on your baby's cheeks and forehead. Baby acne typically makes its appearance at 3-4 weeks of age. It is very common and unfortunately, cannot be prevented. Take heart though, it will resolve on its own. ...Read more
Stress acne: The cause of acne is clogged pores due to sebum, dead cells, and bacteria. But stress can aggregate the condition due to increased release of chemicals such as adrenaline and testosterone. So in addition to practicing good skin hygiene, releaving stress is also beneficial for the complexion of your life in general. ...Read more
Same cause, alas...: ...As acne everywhere else. And it's very common, and socially very discouraging. There is nothing special (nor especially "wrong") when someone develops acne on his or her chest. It's just the bad luck of the draw. The good news (that won't seem good for a while) is that the majority of cases of acne in a young adult just go away after a few years. But you should see a dermatologist to treat it. ...Read more
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
Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. These factors can trigger or aggravate an existing case of acne, hormones, medications, and a diet with a lot of dairy and carbohydrate-rich foods. You can also prevent new acne breakouts with self-care measures by washing your skin with a gentle cleanser and avoiding touching or picking acne. ...Read more
Pseudofolliculitis: Pseudofolliculitis barbae (pfb) or shaving bumps is a foreign body inflammatory reaction involving papules and pustules. It primarily affects curly haired males who shave. Pseudofolliculitis barbae can also affect some white men and hirsute black women. Pseudofolliculitis pubis is a similar condition occurring after pubic hair is shaved. ...Read more