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Hi, what kind of vitamin will help my skin get rid of acne?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Don't be fooled

This is a chronic problem for many there are many proposed cures suggested by anyone with access to the net.
Read what you can about available over the counter skin products & seek the aid of your doc or a dermatologist. Develop a daily skin care plan by trial & error. You may get by with OTC products or need prescription meds. Stick with what works for you. For some acne remains into their 30's+.

In brief: Don't be fooled

This is a chronic problem for many there are many proposed cures suggested by anyone with access to the net.
Read what you can about available over the counter skin products & seek the aid of your doc or a dermatologist. Develop a daily skin care plan by trial & error. You may get by with OTC products or need prescription meds. Stick with what works for you. For some acne remains into their 30's+.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Philip Miller
vitamins are not the answer: get examined and treated with medication specific for acne.
Dr. Susan Madonna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Acne

While there are both oral and topical vitamin A preparations that are used to treat acne, it would not be wise to take it on your own.
It is possible to overdose on vitamin A because it is fat soluble. Instead, eat a balanced diet, emphasizing fresh fruits and vegetables and get your vitamins from your foods.

In brief: Acne

While there are both oral and topical vitamin A preparations that are used to treat acne, it would not be wise to take it on your own.
It is possible to overdose on vitamin A because it is fat soluble. Instead, eat a balanced diet, emphasizing fresh fruits and vegetables and get your vitamins from your foods.
Dr. Susan Madonna
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Dr. Edward Workman
Pain Management

In brief: Lots of possibles

There are many reports of vitamins and minerals that effectively treat acne, but little if any prospective research.
The following have been reported to be effective: Vit. A, Vit. E, Zinc. Probiotics, Krill Oil, Vit B complex w/ magnesium, and Coral Calcium and Mag. Their worth a try but if they don't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist.

In brief: Lots of possibles

There are many reports of vitamins and minerals that effectively treat acne, but little if any prospective research.
The following have been reported to be effective: Vit. A, Vit. E, Zinc. Probiotics, Krill Oil, Vit B complex w/ magnesium, and Coral Calcium and Mag. Their worth a try but if they don't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist.
Dr. Edward Workman
Dr. Edward Workman
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