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Acne medications don't work well for me, but when i spend time in a hot tub or sauna, my skin clears. How do I recreate the results without swimming.?

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Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology

In brief: Try a steam shower

What may work is trying to create your own steam shower. Turn your shower on the hottest and fullest.
Don't get in! this should steam up your bathroom enough to get the same results you get from a sauna.

In brief: Try a steam shower

What may work is trying to create your own steam shower. Turn your shower on the hottest and fullest.
Don't get in! this should steam up your bathroom enough to get the same results you get from a sauna.
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dr. Adam Bodian
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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine

In brief: Sweat

Sweating opens up and helps clean out blocked pores.
Blocked pores can trap skin bacteria causing the acne infection. Find another way to induce sweating. Exercise?

In brief: Sweat

Sweating opens up and helps clean out blocked pores.
Blocked pores can trap skin bacteria causing the acne infection. Find another way to induce sweating. Exercise?
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman
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