Anyone else experience an increase in backne?

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  1. hootpie

    hootpie New Member

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    Ever since I started going to the gym consistently, I've noticed that the amount of acne on my back has increased 5-fold. I've heard this is common with steroid use, but I'm not on any sort of steroids.

    It's not a big deal, but I'm curious if it's common.
     
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    Might be due to the sweat from excercise
     
  3. hootpie

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    It might, but I like to think I do a good job of cleaning myself in the shower as soon as I get home from the gym.
     
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    Some gyms put a little 'juice' in the water system :dunno:
     
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  6. AaronOC

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    mine puts d-bawls in the water :bowdown:
     
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    :rolleyes:
     
  8. iceburgslim

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    Probably due to an increase in natural testosterone levels.
     
  9. Fabian

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    when they pop, do they get stuck in your underwear?
     
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    Bah I got an increase too. Sucks. Haven't found anyhting that really takes it away. Some things help but it always comes back.
     
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    in...but hey, atleast its better than they gyno crew.
     
  12. Drifter87

    Drifter87 Yippi-kay-ay, Motherfucker

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    My backne went insane when I started lifting. I am covered from the top of my shoulders to my lower back.

    Yet the acne on my face went away... I just don't take my shirt off very often :wtc:
     
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    I think I have that too.... :wtc:

    Could just be cause im fat but im starting to doubt it.
     
  14. iceburgslim

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    As gay as it sounds, try using a loofa with a body wash or soap when you shower. It can make quite a difference.
     
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    Increased sweat is probably to blame. I always temporarily get more acne when the weather heats up again. Get some salicylic acid body wash, it sorta works for me :dunno:
     
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    I've had gyno since puberty :wtcj:
     
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    never noticed any signs of bacne here of 6mo of weightlifting. im always wearing a sleeveless top and sweat pants
     
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    i fucking hate back acne with a passion, i hope mine clears up before summer but i think im just getting my hopes up :wtc:
     
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    I get some on my shoulders sometimes, I got this "natures cure" stuff for body acne seems to work ok.
     
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    i've noticed that tanning booth helps :dunno:
     
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    i had the same problem, now by back is really smooth. use a loofa and an antibacterial body wash, like dial.
     
  22. whitepearl

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    i just go tanning or rub my back down with rubbing alcohol before i go to sleep..

    keeps them under control..
     
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    stick + loofa helps. can never cure it 100% though - oh well. comes with the territory of being this active i suppose.
     
  24. Eschafer

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    drinking a ton of water helps
     
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    out for bacne, in for gyno :mad:
     
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