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Which vitamins treat acne?

Which vitamins treat acne?

Many good ones: There are many vitamins and minerals proven to help acne. Vitamin a, c, e, d, zinc, selenium ; chromium ; fish oil can help. Minimize fried foods, dairy and sweets. An interesting website that discusses home remedies is http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/acne.Html here people discuss what has and has not worked for them. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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Does e vitamin cause acne or make it worse?

Does e vitamin cause acne or make it worse?

No.: Vitamin e does not cause or worsen acne but it is not advisable to use on open sores such as a pimple because it can cause hypersensitivity and allergy in some rare instances. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are good vitamins for acne ?

Help please? I want to know what are good vitamins for acne ?

Not the answer: Eat sensibly, take natural rather than synthetic vitamins if you are able, and manage your acne scientifically. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, you're going to need prescription-strength medication from your personal physician. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins cure acne?

Can prenatal vitamins cure acne?

No: I'm sorry anyone told you something so foolish. They're good for you and for baby, but if you have acne while you are pregnant, your best choice is topical benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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Could biocell with hyaluronic acid vitamins cause acne?

Could biocell with hyaluronic acid vitamins cause acne?

Unlikely: Any treatment or product that occludes skin pores/oil glands can lead to acne. Not typically seen with biocell and doubt any direct connection to hyaluronic acid unless it is obstructing skin pores. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamin for acne scars?

What is the best vitamin for acne scars?

None.: Oral vitamins do not remove a ne s ars and the data re topical vitamin E is controversial. Depressed scars will improve with time as the redness fades but laser eith fractionated co2, erbium or a yag offer options for permanent improvement in acne scars. ...Read more

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What are some good vitamin for acne and acne scars? I take vit a 8000iu/ vit c 1000 mg / vit d 3000iu /vit e 400iu / zinc 50mg/ b-complex all by mouth

What are some good vitamin for acne and acne scars? I take vit a 8000iu/ vit c 1000 mg / vit d 3000iu /vit e 400iu / zinc 50mg/ b-complex all by mouth

Consider a better: approach, HFLC, often far more effective. Study: DietDoctor.com. Conversely, LFHC foods are associated with ?ed incidence of acneform sebacious gland infections & lesions. While Accutane & benzoyl peroxide (in many formulations), tends to calm lesions, for many replacing LFHC foods with HFLC foods ends up far more effective. No evidence the vitamins your taking are effective. Do your own trial. ...Read more

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Do skin vitamins help with acne?

Do skin vitamins help with acne?

Cant hurt: they may act as antioxidants I see you are already on Doxy and BPO so I would continue that maybe add a glycolic wash for exfoliation. ...Read more

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What types of vitamins can cause acne?

What types of vitamins can cause acne?

None?: Vitamin a is used to treat acne- topical vitamin a is tretinoin; oral vitamin a is accutane. I have never heard of vitamins causing acne. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more