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What is the effect of zinc oxide on acne and blocked pores?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology

In brief: ZINC OXIDE ON ACNE

Zinc oxide can sometimes make acne worse by further blocking the pores of the sweat glands.
Cut down on nuts, peanut butter, chocolate, milk and all dairy products. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist.

In brief: ZINC OXIDE ON ACNE

Zinc oxide can sometimes make acne worse by further blocking the pores of the sweat glands.
Cut down on nuts, peanut butter, chocolate, milk and all dairy products. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist.
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