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How should an athlete take care of his skin if he has acne?

Karen L. Gorton, PhD, MS, RN
Emergency Room Nursing
It is important that you keep your face as clean as possible. This means washing with soap and water before and after practices and games. If you are taking any prescription medications, it is important to follow those directions also. 

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