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QA21: Does diet effect my acne?

Contrary to a lot of people’s opinions out there, diet really has no impact on a child’s acne. Having said that, we do feel it is extremely important for teenagers to eat healthy foods and stay away from junk foods.  Doing this keeps the organs of your body functioning well, including your skin.  If you really do find that you break out after eating a certain type of food, schedule an appointment to come see us.    Answered by:   Bob Ledwith, PA and Steve Mendes, MD

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