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Could heat and spicy foods cause acne?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Maybe

A host of studies of diet and acne have produced little in the way of consistent findings; a link to dairy is weak but stronger than chocolate.
You need to understand that looking for a cause of outbreaks is seldom productive and you need to manage acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician.

In brief: Maybe

A host of studies of diet and acne have produced little in the way of consistent findings; a link to dairy is weak but stronger than chocolate.
You need to understand that looking for a cause of outbreaks is seldom productive and you need to manage acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician.
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