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At Home Treatments Zinc and Acne Overview Research shows us that low levels of zinc may be linked to acne. Both oral zinc supplementation and topical zinc application may prove beneficial for reducing acne symptoms. September 15,2018
Isotretinoin Accutane Accutane (isotretinoin) in Pregnancy Women who are pregnant or have a chance of becoming pregnant should NEVER take isotretinoin (Accutane). It is the most dangerous medication on the market when it comes to birth defects, and is well know to cause severe birth defects and fetal death. January 30,2019
At Home Treatments Urine Therapy for Acne Urine contains some compounds that have potentially positive impacts on acne bacteria, but contains other compounds that may contribute to skin inflammation, which could make acne worse. Overall, urine is very dilute, so any positive or negative effects it may have are muted at best. September 05,2018
Antibiotics The Dangers and Ineffectiveness of Antibiotics for Acne Antibiotics provide only temporary relief from acne when they do work at all. They also come with uncomfortable side effects, and perhaps most concerning, they create strains of resistant bacteria that can live on or in a person forever and can be easily passed to others. September 29,2018
At Home Treatments Can Aloe Help Acne? Available scientific evidence shows us that aloe is unlikely to improve acne. This could be partially because aloe is unstable once removed from the plant itself and degrades quickly. September 05,2018
Antibiotics Antibiotic Resistance in Acne Treatment Antibiotics are sometimes prescribed for acne treatment, but this is controversial because antibiotics do not usually provide dramatic results, and when they do work, they work only temporarily. Also, they also create resistant strains of bacteria that threaten personal and global health. September 15,2018