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Can a whole grain bread that's made with nofat milk and eggs cause acne?

Can a whole grain bread that's made with nofat milk and eggs cause acne?

Not really: Acne is caused by a confluence of hormonal activity (increasing oil production) & skin bacteria infecting oil glands. Certain foods have been thought to exacerbate acne, but really it's all about decreasing bacteria and oil production. ...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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Boiled eggs everyday acne, what could this be?

Boiled eggs everyday acne, what could this be?

Egg acne: Your question makes very little if any sense. Try it again and explain yourself better. ...Read more

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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!

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

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I am wondering how to get rid of acne scar with lemon or egg?

I am wondering how to get rid of acne scar with lemon or egg?

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

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If i put salicylic acid (acne medication) on my head, will that kill all the lice and their eggs?

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

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Can you get pimples just from eating eggs?

Can you get pimples just from eating eggs?

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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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?

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

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Hey is it safe to put egg white on the face overnight if your a teen and have a few pimples?

Hey is it safe to put egg white on the face overnight if your a teen and have a few pimples?

Yes: Yes, it is safe. Unless you are allergic to egg white! how well it works is another matter. ...Read more

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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

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What are the causes of adult acne in males?

What are the causes of adult acne in males?

ADULT MALE ACNE: Steroids can cause and aggravate acne. Certain medications you may be taking. Excessive milk and dairy products. Nuts! stop nuts and chocolate. Then send me a thank-you note. ...Read more

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What causes acne?

What causes acne?

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 more

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What causes acne?

What causes acne?

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 more

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What causes acne?

What causes acne?

Hormones, diet?: Androgens ("male hormones" such as testosterone) are clearly implicated in causing acne. There is good circumstantial evidence that high glycemic index diet plays a role, too. Hunter/gatherer people rarely have problems with acne until adopting high glycemic index "western" diets. Hormones in dairy may be another source. ...Read more

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What causes acne?

What causes acne?

Hormones: Despite pop claims, cleanliness, diet, and fitness have little real impact. Around puberty, hormones thicken the outermost layer of the skin, enlarge the sebaceous glands, and invite the acne bacteria to live and cause trouble there. All acne can be controlled nowadays; one possibility for an 18 year old lady is the oral contraceptive pill if you can take and want it. ...Read more

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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?

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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Can bananas cause acne?

Can bananas cause acne?

acne bananas: There is little solid evidence linking diet to acne. High glycemic foods (that spike blood sugar) have shown some possible correlation at increasing the amounts of inflammation in acne. Short answer, bananas area probably safe. ...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

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