It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Acne Message Board

  • adrenal hyperplasia (hyperandrogenism) and acne in men

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 05-17-2008, 11:33 AM   #1
    Sherlock75
    Newbie
    (male)
     
    Sherlock75's Avatar
     
    Join Date: May 2008
    Location: Rockville, MD, USA
    Posts: 1
    Sherlock75 HB User
    Smile adrenal hyperplasia (hyperandrogenism) and acne in men

    Where can I find a doctor who is knowledgable about and sympathetic

    to the relationship between adrenal hyperplasia (hyperandrogenism)

    and acne in men? I am a 32 year old male who took a full 6 month

    treatment of Accutane (40mgs per day) six years ago. My acne is

    coming back. I've always suspected that there was a link between

    excessive androgens and acne. I had my testosterone checked six

    years ago and it was high 857ng/dl, which was outside the normal

    range for testosterone levels that the lab used (425ng/dl -

    825ng/dl). To mitigate my acne problem which manifests itself

    mainly on my face, I maintain a very strict low sugar diet. I

    don't consume dairy products, alcohol, greasy fast food,

    non-organic meat or processed food. Based on 15 years of

    experience, all of these foods aggrevate my acne. Maintaining this

    strict diet does indeed help to reduce my acne flare-ups.

    Additionally, and I know that this is still a controversial topic,

    but I have also observed that there is a link between ejaculation

    and acne flare-ups. I know that many guys will say that there is

    no such link, but, on the other hand, there are many guys who say

    that there is a relationship ejacualtion and acne. It's my belief

    that acne, in general, as well as food sensitivities, and the

    ejaculation-ance problem, are all due to excessive amounts of

    androgen. And could these problems be caused by congential adrenal

    hyperplasia (CAH)?

    If anyone has any insights or knows of a good doctor, please write

    back.

    If you want to read a great article about CAH and acne in men,

    check out - British Journal of Dermatology 2003; 148: 12631266.

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Recurrence of Endometrial Hyperplasia RightFootMary Cancer: Uterine 0 11-01-2008 08:46 AM
    Focul Nodular Hyperplasia FANNYLOU Liver & Pancreas Disorders 120 03-02-2008 06:34 PM
    Adrenal Results, Help? van7771 Addison's Disease 11 07-06-2005 06:48 PM
    Adrenal Hyperplasia on MRI Fireplace Addison's Disease 5 06-22-2005 10:34 PM
    Endometrial Hyperplasia and Tubal Ligation fantasyrain Women's Health 0 09-20-2004 10:18 AM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:38 AM.





    © 2020 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!