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  • Antibiotics and Zinc for acne?

    I'm currently taking doxycycline 100mg for my acne for about three weeks now. I'm thinking if taking 30mg of Zinc in combination of 2mg of copper. How would I take them, because Copper and Zinc don't go together well so i have to take them 12 hours apart. Or should I just taper myself off the antibiotic now and just take the zinc&copper? Also, has anyone else had results with taking zinc?

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    Step 1 One of the most popular home remedies is to put toothpaste on your pimple before you go to bed...

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  • Zinc supplement and acne questions.?

    So I have always had miner zits here and their. and last year i had like 8 months of clear skin!!! Then all the sudden these last 3 months my acne has come back ten fold. I got LOTS of tiny zits all over my forehead. big zits on the bottom of chin. the...

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    Try the website acne.org it talks about loads of treatments but mainly benyzl peroxzide which works...

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  • Can a zinc deficiency cause acne?

    I have mild anemia and moderate acne. I read that these are both signs of a zinc deficiency. Do you think my acne could be caused by a zinc deficiency? Do you have any supplements you can recommend?

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    "Zinc appears to decrease the symptoms and effects of acne. king zinc to discuss the correct dosage...

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  • More acne with zinc? Sulfacetamide Lotion?

    I've been taking 30 mg of chelated zinc every day for the past week. I've actually experienced more acne in places I don't tend to get it like my cheek or in between my eyebrows. I usually get acne on my nose or chin. Why is this? Did anyone experience...

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    You might just be experiencing a cleansing action as your body expels junk out of your system. Taking...

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  • Will organic zinc help my acne?

    I'm 15 years of age, male and have pretty bad acne. I've heard heaps about zinc helping get rid of acne, so I went out and bought some organic zinc. It's called Thompson's Organic Zinc. Each tablet contains: Zinc Gluconate - 104.5mg equiv. Zinc - 15mg...

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    Yes! Zinc is wonderful for getting rid of acne and improving the skin! You should take two tablets twice...

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  • Zinc Intake and Acne?

    I have read that Zinc can be very helpful with acne. So I decided to purchase a zinc supplement of (Zinc Gluconate.) I understand that your body only intakes about 30-40% of zinc so a I read that taking about 200 milligrams a day orally (corresponding...

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    Hi, Zinc is a bit of a double edged sword because zinc might help acne but at the same time zinc boosts...

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  • Taking zinc supplements for acne?

    I was browsing acne treatments on Amazon when one of the recommended products that popped up was a zinc supplement. The reviews for it seemed promising, but before I spend my money on anything I thought I'd get some opinions from other people. -I have...

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    You can buy Zinc and l-lysine tablets at any chemist, they are very cheap about $6 for 50 pills. They...

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  • Using crushed zinc on acne?

    i take zinc supplements for my acne and ive read about crushing up a zinc tablet with water and leaving it on scars and pimples but i have a few questions. how long should i leave the zinc on? does it stop being effective when it dries? does the concentration...

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    You're probably better off buying zinc cream, or buying a blemish cream/cover-up that has zinc as an...

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  • Does zinc treat acne? And is it okay for kids age 13?

    I read in a book that if you eat 50 mg of zinc with every meal it will clear up acne. I only have mild acne and i'm a 13 year old girl. Do you think that the zinc will treat or prevent my acne?

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    i doubt it would clear your acne completely but it will help you have less breakouts and have less acne...

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  • Can a zinc deficiency cause acne?

    I have mild anemia and moderate acne. I read that these are both signs of a zinc deficiency. Do you think my acne could be caused by a zinc deficiency? Do you have any supplements you can recommend?

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    Maybe, I have no clue though. Maybe look into it a bit more too.

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