Debunking Acne's Greatest Myths

Episode #22 / Jun 11, 2009
True of false: eating chocolate cause acne? What about covering acne blemishes with makeup will worsen them? And, how about, if you pick your pimples, you'll cause scars? Find out as Dr. Schultz debunks these and many other of acne's greatest myths.
Ben Litwin on July 4, 2009 at 3:31pm

Really great. A few things that were surprisingly new to me.

Neal Schultz, M.D. on July 14, 2009 at 9:46pm

@Ben Litwin: I'm glad to hear you found this helpful!

neha parekh on October 27, 2009 at 3:04pm

so Doc what causes back acne my sister and i suffer from it althoigh mine is disapearing due to soaps and exfoliation

Neal Schultz, M.D. on November 13, 2009 at 10:14pm

@Neha: Back acne, like all other types of acne, is in part genetic (as you and your sister both have it) and partly caused or made worse by rubbing (e.g., your back against your clothes) and sweat.