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12 Dec 2005

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Hey fellow gay folks, I am 24, male, and have an acne problem, it flares up whenever I get stressed. Nobody seems able to solve it, so it just hit me why dont I ask the most qualified people of all, my gay "family", after all who knows better than anyone how to get the most out of this breadcrust that is the male skin, any tips and tricks welcome!!!
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Trying my Luck - welcome here and we're glad you chose to post here. I suggest that you seek the advice of a dermatologist (skin specialist). If there's no medical solution to your acne, you could explore counselling. As you've noticed yourself, there may be a link between your being stressed and your acne and a therapist would be able to help you explore and resolve this. The mind is exceptionally powerful and plays a large part in influencing our bodies.

You may also want to look at ways in which you manage your stress levels.
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