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Can I take zinc and vitamin B6 for acne? Will it help?

Can I take zinc and vitamin B6 for acne? Will it help?

Acne: Yes and yes. Zinc best eating hummus as supplements are hard on stomach. If acne sever consider both control tablets ...Read more

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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 you take to many vitamins? At the moment I take 2, 000mg vitamins c daily, omega 3 (heard it helps memory) zinc and vitamin a (heard they helped acne

Can you take to many vitamins? At the moment I take 2, 000mg vitamins c daily, omega 3 (heard it helps memory) zinc and vitamin a (heard they helped acne

Not too many: You can't take too many vitamins- it is safe to take them all- thus the concept of a multivitamin. You can take too much of a particular one, but there is a wide margin of safety. What you are taking is safe, but doses of zinc above 60 mg/day may harm some. While it is safe to take 25, 000 units a day of vit. A it may be harmful to take more than 6, 000 a day in early pregnancy, so be cautious. ...Read more

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How many milligrams of vitamin B6 and zinc should I take per day for acne?

How many milligrams of vitamin B6 and zinc should I take per day for acne?

Not helpful: Neither of these medications is likely to help with acne. You may take a multivitamin if you like. You may consult this site for home remedies for acne. You may need to try more then one treatment.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is it ok 2 take vitamin b complex forte with zinc for acne?

Yes: However, vitamins do not generally help acne but as long as the amount of vitamin therapy is not excessive, no harm done. ...Read more

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What to do if I have acne. I take 400iu of vitamin e, 500mg niacin, 50mg zinc, multivitamin and fish oils, what order should I take them through the day?

What to do if I have acne. I take 400iu of vitamin e, 500mg niacin, 50mg zinc, multivitamin and fish oils, what order should I take them through the day?

Use a real Rx: Forgive my frankness. Beyond an economical multivitamin-with-minerals, these "health pills" are worthless for acne and are probably not doing you much good in any other way. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will. Best wishes. ...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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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

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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

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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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How much iu of vitamins a should I take for acne?

How much iu of vitamins a should I take for acne?

Not helpful: Vitamins not for acne as a general rule. Vitamins are designed to be used to replace things that are not present in your diet or you don't get normally. In the us and most developed countries vitamins provide a nice yellow color to your urine and are excreted. Nutraceutical industry is bigger than pharmaceutical industry and don't require scientific proof to advertise. Save money eat healthy. ...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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What kind of vitamins should I take that would help for my acne?

What kind of vitamins should I take that would help for my acne?

Over the counter MV: No need for high dose of vit a as this is fat solulable and could accumulate and cause problems. Use otc benzoyl peroxide from walmart daily at bedtime. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins or whatever substances helps you from getting acne?

There aren't any: Forget all the nonsense about magic vitamins that you read online. Acne is a non-lifestyle, non-hygiene-related illness that's a serious personal and professional liability. You owe it to yourself to prevent / treat flareups with topical benzoyl peroxide 5%. If this isn't effective, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Is it really the case that taking a good multi-vitamin can help cure acne?

No, but...: I'm among a minority of physicians who believe it's wise for everyone to take a cheap vitamin-and-mineral supplement daily, because of the way our world is. You'll also do well to get with a scientific physician; acne can be treated effectively, usually at little cost, and the medicines (vitamin a analogues, antibiotics) are mother nature's gifts. ...Read more

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