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Does one of kind a particular food cause acne more than the other. Staying away from all artificial sugar but I still continue to have terrible acne?

Does one of kind a particular food cause acne more than the other. Staying away from all artificial sugar but I still continue to have terrible acne?

Controversial: There are a variety of sources that suggest most foods have little or no bearing on acne breakouts at all. Of course any individual can have food sensitivities and some of these lead to skin effects like eczema or hives, and acne flare may be an isolated response in a few. Do what you find works for you but try to maintain a balanced nutrition. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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Can sleeping late give you acne, or contribute to the cause?

No: Having acne is difficult enough without people blaming your lifestyle -- as one of the most cruel of the common diseases, it's basically unrelated to diet, fitness, and hygiene as well. All acne is manageable nowadays using scientific rx. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can strep throat medication cause late period? I've been having A TON of acne and have been tired lately (not sure if that has anything to do with it

Can strep throat medication cause late period? I've been having A TON of acne and have been tired lately (not sure if that has anything to do with it

Not meds, but....: Your being I'll is more likely to have altered your cycle than the medication. The stress of illness on your body can affect hormone levels and thus your period. Remember, though, antibiotics can affect how well your contraception works, so use extra protection if you don't want to get pregnant and are on an type of contraception ...Read more

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In the past few months I have had pregnancy symptoms (late periods, tender breasts, fatigue, backache, bloating, acne, dizziness) hpt always neg. What can be the cause? We are trying to conceive.

In the past few months I have had pregnancy symptoms (late periods, tender breasts, fatigue, backache, bloating, acne, dizziness) hpt always neg. What can be the cause? We are trying to conceive.

See a fertility: Specialist. Your symptoms may relate to hormone changes that occur with pregnancy, but the home pregnancy test being negative can be trusted.

See your physician for further evaluation. A consultation with a fertility specialist or endocrinologist may be helpful. ...Read more

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What causes acne and how does it happen?

What causes acne and how does it happen?

Fighting bacteria: Each hair follicle is connected to a sebaceous gland. The sebaceous glands produce sebum, which keep the skin surface oily and protects the skin.
The importance of adequate face washing: when dead skin clogs up a pore, bacteria grows in the oily skin.
The whiteness of an acne lesion is the pus formed by the dead white cells that fight the acne bacteria. ...Read more

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Does stress cause acne?

Does stress cause acne?

Acne and Stress: Absolutely! stress changes your hormone levels.
Zits, goobers, zingers, honkers, screamers, and splashers can all be due to, or aggravated by, stress.
Stay cool! ...Read more

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Tobacco can cause acne?

Tobacco can cause acne?

Mostly no: Smoking generally does not affect acne, though it does cause early aging. However, there is some controversy, as there is in much of medicine. There is some research that shows smokers have less acne than nonsmokers (http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/16645586), and some that shows worsening of a certain type of acne in adults who smoke (not teens) (http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/20619486). ...Read more

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Will rosacea cause acne?

Will rosacea cause acne?

No: Rosacea and acne are different disorders. Acne is a follicular disease characterized by increase oil gland production, colonization of p.Acnes bacteria, resulting in pustules and white or black heads. Rosacea is not follicle based, and is associated with increased demodex (mite) colonization, triggered by sun, heat, alcohol, caffiene, etc... One can have both conditions at the same time. ...Read more

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Does humidity cause acne?

Does humidity cause acne?

Humidity and Acne: Humidity itself shouldn't cause acne. However, humidity couple with sweating and soiling of your skin more than usual certainly could worsen acne if you are already acne-prone. Cleansing with an appropriate agent that will avoid over-cleansing and stripping your skin of the correct amount of oils is important to do twice daily. ...Read more

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What can cause facial acne?

What can cause facial acne?

Facial Acne: Are you just trying to learn about Acne at 49? that's great. Here is a link below to start your education on Acne

https://www. Aad. Org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/a---d/acne ...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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Could rosacea be caused by acne?

Could rosacea be caused by acne?

No: These are two separate disease processes but do share some common pathways such as inflammation which causes redness and induration (thickening) of the skin, so a treating inflammation could help both conditions. In medicine as in war, however, smart bombs are better than non-specific bombs, so in the case of acne, we target the bacteria p. Acnes and sebum overproduction, not just inflammation. ...Read more

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What type of foods can cause acne?

What type of foods can cause acne?

Dairy,: And now high fatty foods are being linked to acne. but I suggest staying away from high glycemic index foods (sodas, sweets... ...Read more

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Do certain foods really cause acne?

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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Can nonhealthy foods&pop cause acne?

Can nonhealthy foods&pop cause acne?

Probably not: The relationship between diet and acne has always been controversial. Many patients are convinced that certain foods make their acne worse. Nevertheless, despite occasional studies suggesting otherwise, the consensus among dermatologists is that diet is causally unrelated to acne. ...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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What causes random patches of severe acne?

Infection: Take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg, one tablet twice a day for 3 weeks. It will help. ...Read more

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What causes body acne? How can I control it?

What causes body acne? How can I control it?

Clogged oil glands: Clogged oil glands just like in other spots. Wash with benzoyl peroxide to open up the pores. ...Read more

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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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What could cause acne in a very young person?

If real...: Seborrhea may be mistaken for acne. If it's the real thing, it warns of impending precocious puberty, which is serious. This is the most worrisome possibility, and warrants a physician's office visit. ...Read more

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Possible causes of body acne all of a sudden?

Infection: Take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg one tablets twice daily for 3 weeks. This will helo. ...Read more

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Could eating chocolate or greasy foods cause acne?

Could eating chocolate or greasy foods cause acne?

No: It is a common misconception that "fatty foods" and chocolate causes acne. In most cases, food plays a very small role in acne. Studies have shown that soda, chips, caffeine, fried foods, and chocolate do not cause acne. So why the link? Stress may aggravate acne, and it may simply be that we eat certain comfort foods (like chocolate) when we are stressed hence the link. ...Read more

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What can cause acne, in other words what causes it?

What can cause acne, in other words what causes it?

Not lifestyle: Acne is a combination of poorly-understood genetics, male hormones that make the sebaceous glands undergo hyperplasia, a bacterium, and extra keratin on the skin. The key is that you know it is not a lifestyle or hygiene related problem, and diet and fitness have little impact. All acne can be managed today as a chronic disease. ...Read more

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Has it really been shown that eating salty food causes acne?

Has it really been shown that eating salty food causes acne?

No: Basically no. I'm sorry somebody is blaming you for having acne; it's hard enough without people's foolish superstitions. All acne is manageable nowadays -- this is the 21st century. Get with your family physician. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are the main causes of acne?

Help please? I want to know what are the main causes of acne?

Major mystery: Nobody knows why one person gets it and the next person doesn't. I was able to stop taking medication for mine around age 50. It's not related to hygiene or lifestyle and only marginally to diet. In women, it may be an indicator of an imbalance in the hormones. In men, it's a puzzler. The key is that it's manageble with scientific medication rather than 'pop' / 'hygiene' advice. ...Read more

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Does stress cause acne?

Does stress cause acne?

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

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Does chilli cause acne?

No: The most likely dietary link is dairy, and even this isn't especially powerful. All acne is manageable. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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