Patient Comments: Acne (Pimples) - Causes

What do you believe is the cause of your acne breakouts?

Comment from: Daniel, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: November 06

With my experience with acne for over 5 years I came to understand the cause is always the hormonal imbalance in the body. Things like food only aggravates the acne.

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Comment from: Mar, 19-24 Male (Caregiver) Published: August 30

I think a lot of things can cause Acne. For example, I can say that all sweet things like chocolate and likewise worsen and causes the acne. Hot and greasy food also cause acne. Sometimes when I eat some dry fruit, like peanuts, also because they are greasy i think.

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