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Will treating my food allergies fix my acne?
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Dr. Alyson Simpson
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree
In brief: No
I agree that acne is a hormonal problem but there are some studies to suggest that certain foods such as chocolate and fattier foods can exacerbate symptoms.
However, this is an adverse food reaction that is not immunologically mediated like the food allergy. Proper hygeine and consultation with a dermatologist is recommended.

In brief: No
I agree that acne is a hormonal problem but there are some studies to suggest that certain foods such as chocolate and fattier foods can exacerbate symptoms.
However, this is an adverse food reaction that is not immunologically mediated like the food allergy. Proper hygeine and consultation with a dermatologist is recommended.
Dr. Alyson Simpson
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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Very Unlikely
Food allergy really has nothing to do with the cause of acne.

In brief: Very Unlikely
Food allergy really has nothing to do with the cause of acne.
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dr. Arlo Miller
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Probably not
Acne is a hormonal conditon not an allergic one.

In brief: Probably not
Acne is a hormonal conditon not an allergic one.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
In brief: Maybe
Although food allergies are not common cause of acne, occasional people will react to allergies in different ways.
Whey, which is found in supplements can lead to breakouts , although this is not an allergy.

In brief: Maybe
Although food allergies are not common cause of acne, occasional people will react to allergies in different ways.
Whey, which is found in supplements can lead to breakouts , although this is not an allergy.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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