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Can dairy give me acne? I use it for protien shakes chocolate milk. But I eat real healthy and drink lots of water. But I still get bad acne.
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Acne and dairy
Studies from new zealand show a correlation of acne with dairy products.
The authors postulate that the hormones from the cattle can affect acne in humans. There is a simple test you can do. Stop the dairy products for two weeks. Then add the dairy back and if you have an acne flare there is a correlation.

In brief: Acne and dairy
Studies from new zealand show a correlation of acne with dairy products.
The authors postulate that the hormones from the cattle can affect acne in humans. There is a simple test you can do. Stop the dairy products for two weeks. Then add the dairy back and if you have an acne flare there is a correlation.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Jerome Litt
EXCELLENT ADVICE! ALSO STOP ALL NUTS; CUT DOWN ON CHOCOLATE AND HIGH SUGARY FOODS.
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Acne
Acne can also be due to stress and hormonal changes.

In brief: Acne
Acne can also be due to stress and hormonal changes.
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
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