Our expert says:
Your daughter's Acne is most likely to be related to hormonal imbalance, this would require that your daughter visit your gynaecologist. Some self-care that you can use is: restrict the amount of iodine in her diet - this is in salt, kelp; stay away from tinned foods - they can contain nickle which can cause skin problems in some people; increase the amount of zinc in the diet with a zinc supplement - zinc has been found to be as effective as anti-biotics , use 20-30mg twice daily; increase the amount of vitamin B6 with a supplement - 50mg twice daily has been shown to be effective for acne related to hormonal imbalance. Lastly continue to ensure good skin care and hygiene.
(Dr Chase Webber ND)
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