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What causes acne?
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Dr. Keira Barr
Dermatology
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In brief: Various causes
Acne is based in hair follicles.
Secretion of oil glands, dead skin cells and a bacteria( proprionobacterium acnes) within a hair follicle trigger a cascade of signals in your body that leads to inflammation: ie. The red bumps and pus bumps of acne. Hormone levels and stress can contribute to acne and possibly dairy, but greasy foods and chocolate have not been proven to make acne worse.

In brief: Various causes
Acne is based in hair follicles.
Secretion of oil glands, dead skin cells and a bacteria( proprionobacterium acnes) within a hair follicle trigger a cascade of signals in your body that leads to inflammation: ie. The red bumps and pus bumps of acne. Hormone levels and stress can contribute to acne and possibly dairy, but greasy foods and chocolate have not been proven to make acne worse.
Dr. Keira Barr
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
In brief: Acne cause
It is caused by the bacterium, p.
Acnes. It eats the oils of your sebaceous (oil) glands and creates, as a byproduct, acne. It is treatable with either otc or rx meds. By the way, eating chocolate does not cause acne.

In brief: Acne cause
It is caused by the bacterium, p.
Acnes. It eats the oils of your sebaceous (oil) glands and creates, as a byproduct, acne. It is treatable with either otc or rx meds. By the way, eating chocolate does not cause acne.
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