“Indeed, if one were to predict among a large group of elementary school boys just exactly who is likely to go on to a life of chronic and painful love-shyness, there does not appear to be any better or more readily observable medical predictor than that of difficulties involving the nose.” – Brian Gilmartin, Professor…
Author: David Petersen
Do Antibiotics Clear Acne?
Antibiotics are extremely effective in cleaning up acne in the short term. Antibiotics almost also lose effectiveness within six months, however, as the bacteria on your skin becomes resistant to them. A month after starting a course of antibiotics, most people experience a reduction in acne. Six months after starting a course of antibiotics, unfortunately,…
Does heroin/fentanyl acne cause acne?
Due to the illegal nature of heroin, there is little public information about the link between heroin and acne. Heroin usage is on the rise, with nearly 20,000 overdose deaths expected in 2017. In 2010, only 2500 people/year died from the drug. We are interested in the relationship between heroin and acne. If you have…
Lifestyle Changes That Affected Acne
We asked our users ‘Have you ever made a lifestyle change that made your acne dramatically better or worse? If so, tell us about it..” About 30% of survey respondents replied with some variety of ‘I have never identified a lifestyle change that had an effect on my acne.’ Here are their other replies: “I…
Umuaid cream is a .1% Phytosphingosine cream that claims to treat cystic acne within 48 hours. The basic product costs $48 and is available over the counter and on umuaid.com. From their website: Emuaid stimulates blood-flow to rapidly repair skin and prevent scarring Have you used this product? If so, please tell us about your experiences below.
Alcohol causes acne
The link between alcohol and acne is clear: Drinkers will almost always suffer from an increase in acne. There are a variety of mechanisms by which alcohol can trigger acne: Poor sleep, disrupting your circadian rhythm by staying up late, inflammation caused by alcohol itself, and sugar/grain/etc added to the alcoholic beverage itself. Even the…
Do Jergens Natural Glow Products Cause Acne?
Jergens Natural Glow products may help you achieve a desired bronze look, but does it contribute to skin breakouts? Please tell us about your experience.
Does Hot Yoga Cause Acne?
Is hot yoga good for your skin? You would think so. But that might not be the case. Almost all exercise is good for the skin. It makes a person healthier, boosts the immune system, and improves sleep quality. However, it’s hard not to notice the bad skin that runs rampant in yoga classes –…
Naproxen and Acne
Do you think naproxen can cause acne? Tell us about your experience with this prescription below.
Morphine and Acne
Does Morphine cause acne breakouts? Tell us about your experiences with this drug and acne below.