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Does long-standing inflammation cause acne?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Acne has a different cause.

In brief: No

Acne has a different cause.
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Other way around

Inflammation does not usually cause acne.
However longstanding acne can produce chronic inflammation with scarring and hyperpigmentation.

In brief: Other way around

Inflammation does not usually cause acne.
However longstanding acne can produce chronic inflammation with scarring and hyperpigmentation.
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