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Acne related to body size?

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I was just thinking about acne and weight and I just realized that I rarely see people that are of larger size with acne? Most of the people I see with acne are fairly to really skinny? Is there anything to this or is it just a coincidence.

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I was just thinking about acne and weight and I just realized that I rarely see people that are of larger size with acne? Most of the people I see with acne are fairly to really skinny? Is there anything to this or is it just a coincidence.

Just a coincidence in your life. I seen lots and lots of overweight and obese people with acne. And I also saw skinny people with acne.

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I have definately noticed this.

When I think of people i know who don't take care of their health well, I can put them into two categories with almost no exceptions - they're either overweight OR have acne.

sometimes i really wish i were just overweight instead.. but then, i would not be able to accept that either.

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NO correlation that I've seen. I have seen equal numbers of overweight persons with acne as underweight or normal with acne.

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Do muscular people also tend to get acne as much or is it just the plain skinny/malnourished people?

Nope. When I was skinny, I had nonstop acne. Now that I am huge, acne is rare and when it comes, it goes fast. Like it will appear one day and the next day it will already be gone. I think it has to do with all the stuff I take for bodybuilding though ;)

I might be Wolverine from the X-Men! :D

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Do muscular people also tend to get acne as much or is it just the plain skinny/malnourished people?

Nope. When I was skinny, I had nonstop acne. Now that I am huge, acne is rare and when it comes, it goes fast. Like it will appear one day and the next day it will already be gone. I think it has to do with all the stuff I take for bodybuilding though ;)

I might be Wolverine from the X-Men! :D

Huge ? what's your stats ?

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Do muscular people also tend to get acne as much or is it just the plain skinny/malnourished people?

Nope. When I was skinny, I had nonstop acne. Now that I am huge, acne is rare and when it comes, it goes fast. Like it will appear one day and the next day it will already be gone. I think it has to do with all the stuff I take for bodybuilding though ;)

I might be Wolverine from the X-Men! :D

Huge ? what's your stats ?

6'0" 200lbs. 300lbs+ squat, 435lbs+ deadlift, 250lbs+ bench.

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Yeah the people I have seen with the worst acne are always on the slim side. I see some medium sized people with acne, but I have never in my life seen a very overweight person with lots of acne.

It's funny though, there have been a ton of threads about this idea, and some people will always come in and say they haven't seen any correlation. I don't know, it could be some sort of geographical thing. But on a whole, I have always seen more people mention that skinnier people have more acne.

I like Marrakech's idea about testosterone and estrogen. There are also a lot of other ideas that could explain it too, like digestion problems, malabsorption, "fast" metabolisms, etc.

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Ive always wondered about this as i have only ever seen skinny people with acne. Never have i once seen someone who is overweight have acne.

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