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Posted by BlueEyedBeauty (Member # 33519) on :
Ok, since about October, I have had pimples around my mouth and chin. I used to have really good skin, with pimples just around my period. I have been bulimic for three years, and was wondering if this may have caused it. I have tried proactiv, but no results. Vinegar works, but the area is still red, like it reduces the puss, and leaves the red. Any ideas?
Posted by Heather (Member # 3) on :
I'm sure you know this already, but pimples are really the least of your concerns with bulimia. But yes, disordered eating can be found in case studies to be related to problems with acne, and if you're concerned about your appearance, bulimia will also soon result in other appearance-damage, such as severe tooth decay.

So, for so many reasons, the least of which are some zits, I'd strongly encourage you to seek out treatment for your ED.

At the very least, until you can do that (and afterwards),your health and your acne will always be helped by staying as hydrated as possible, and one good way to do that which can also help you get some vital nutrients into your system at the same time are to drink vitamin-enriched waters or, better still, lots of whole-fruit or vegetable juices.

All in all, I'd suggest an approach that works from the inside-out, rather than outside-in.

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