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Is acne in males related to testosterone, testicles or hormones?

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Hi There im just wondering is Acne in males caused by the testicles and testosterone and horomones that the testicles produce???
Posted Sun, 7 Apr 2013 in Acne
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ishfaq Habib 22 minutes later
Welcome to XXXXXXX

Acne have nothing to do with testosterone or testicles. it is a false concept. Acne is caused by a bacterial infection in the block sebaceous glands which are also called white head or black heads. they when gets infected becomes acne.

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