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Acne and Food Intolerance Tests: Do You Need Them?

Could a food intolerance be causing your acne and should you shell out for a test to find out?  There is a seemingly endless stream of ‘cures’ and ‘quick fixes’ for virtually every skin condition on the internet and social media and acne is no exception. A new one is doing the rounds offers tests for food intolerances claiming they could be the cause of your breakouts. Some practitioners, including some doctors, are offering blood tests – but are they worth paying for? According to London-based Consultant Dermatologist, Dr Anjali Mahto, the premise for prescribing these tests is that acne…