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  1. The last nutritional therapist I saw diagnosed a yeast overgrowth in the gut due to the it's depletion of good bacteria post accutane and antibiotics. However, by 'medical professionals' I get the sense you mean 'doctors'. I've seen many nhs doctors (I'm in the uk) and dermatologists over the last 10-15 years (I'm now 30), and not one of them has ever shown any knowledge or interest in underlying gastrointestinal factors to my acne, they've simply prescribed more antibiotics and accutane which e
  2. Hi, I'm not going to give a lengthy account of my skin and its history. Suffice to say I've tried literally everything, and its still terrible. Accutane and antibiotics have made it much worse in the long term, and I'm now desperate to fix the problem at its source. I'm convinced it starts and ends in my gut for many reasons that I won't go into here. Increasing probiotics and dietary fibre, and eliminating sugar, wheat, dairy, and gluten, all seem to help manage it to a degree, but I'm still
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