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Can acne lead to depression?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Acne can cause both physical and emotional symptoms, so seeking the advice of a medical professional can be very beneficial. Acne can damage self-confidence, and can ultimately lead to depression in certain cases.

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