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Sex and Acne...

I am a 21 year old male and I generally have pretty clear skin, but on more than just a couple of occasions after I have had sex I breakout pretty bad. I was thinking of the possible reasons...sweat, touching of the face, lack of taking a shower after sometimes. Does anyone else have this problem, or have any recommendations on how to stop the breakouts? Anything is appreciated.

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Well, there might be many reasons for it but one of them could be high levels of hormones. When you have sex, your body produces a lot of testosterone which in turn can stimulate oil production through the sebaceous glands. If you think of it, some of the adverse effects of testosterone supplementation include acne and oily skin....That would be my theory, especially when you think that your acne is hormonal.

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