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    Can smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol make acne worse?

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Posted on Fri, 8 May 2015 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Can smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol make acne worse
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Answered by Dr. Senduran Narayanasamy 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Can make worse

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXX

Thanks for asking to healthcaremagic.

Both marijuana and alcohol has no direct association in the causation of acne.

However marijuana and alcohol can exacerbate or worsen the preexisting acne thanks to their local inflammatory/heat effect and hormonal influence respectively..

Hope this answers your query.Further queries are welcome.

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