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Causes and Risk Factors for Acne

Acne can be caused by diet, cosmetics, and other preventable triggers. Learn more about these causes and how to prevent acne breakouts from ruining your day.
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Overview of Sebaceous Glands and Your Skin
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Does Masturbation Cause Acne?
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The Link Between Milk and Acne
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Can You Catch Acne From Someone Else?
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How the Menstrual Cycle Affects Acne
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Do Hormones Cause Acne?
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Does Chocolate Really Cause Acne?
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Can Your Makeup Be Causing Your Acne?
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Prevent and Treat Acne Caused by Cancer Treatment
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Does Eating Greasy, Fried Food Cause Acne?
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What Causes Butt Pimples
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How Do Acne Breakouts Develop?
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Corticosteroids (Prednisone) and How They Cause Acne
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Do Different Anti-Acne Diets Work?
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Emotions and Mental Effect of Acne
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How to Prevent Acne Scars
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Is Smoking Cigarettes a Cause of Acne?
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What Causes Acne
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Different Types of Acne and How It Forms
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How Do You Know If Your Acne Is Hereditary?