acne help

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  1. MumblingJoe169

    MumblingJoe169 New Member

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    Holy fuck. Iv never ever had acne. The occasional small breakout every now and then. Now in a matter of a week i have it ALL over my back.
    Id been taking my regular protein, eating pretty healthy 4 times a day, daily multivitamins, flax seed oil, fish oil caps, chromium, ZMA, and 5-HTP.
    I just recently read that ZMA causes acne, but id been taking ZMA for months, along with the protein, vitamins, and fish oil. Everything else is recent.
    BTW, the outbreak started a day or so after i went in for my first back waxing.
     
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    hip hippo Eric Berry, son.

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    Maybe the wax irritated your back.
     
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    MumblingJoe169 New Member

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    see, thats what i was thinking, but i barely had any hair back there, most of the hair taken off was on my chest and shoulders
    as someone who never gets acne, its got me worried. Im definately gonna stop taking everything except my whey for a week or so, and see what happens.
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    it's probably ingrown hairs, not acne. the hairs try to come back out, the sharp ends of the hair get caught under the skin and become infected, so in essence, they're little pimples..but once the hair breaks through, it'll go away.
     
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    NormanNormal Where it all ends I can't fathom, my friends...

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    this scares me because I was just going to start taking ZMA and i have acne, used to be pretty bad but now its about 1/2 as bad.
     
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    If you had no problems before the waxing, this is 99.9% probably what did it.
     
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    MumblingJoe169 New Member

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    im gonna go see a determatoligist on monday, it seems to be spreading more, and while it dosent itch, its not acne, it seems more and more like an allergic reaction to something
     
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    Damn it Bobby .

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    ouch:eek4:
     
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    I hear Vitamin B is good for fighting acne
     
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    NormanNormal Where it all ends I can't fathom, my friends...

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    well I just started taking it.. if I see the acne flare up I'll stop.
     
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    Flax seed oil made me break out really bad, another member of my family broke out from fish oil.
     
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