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Dr. Paul M. Friedman Talks with Cosmopolitan About Links Between Sex and Acne

Posted: Sep | 09


Does sex cause pimple breakouts? Not exactly, but some aspects of sexual intercourse may contribute to the development of acne. Our board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Paul M. Friedman, was recently interviewed by Cosmopolitan magazine in an article titled: “6 Ways Sex Causes Acne and What to Do About It.” The article, written by Kathryn Lindsay, describes a number of common issues that may increase the chances of breakouts after sex. Sweating, facial hair, massage oils, dirty sheets, and even hair products are among the possible contributors. Dr. Friedman gave advice on what you can do to reduce the propensity for acne breakouts after sex, extolling the benefits of grooming and hygiene and avoiding certain product ingredients.

You can read the full article here. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Dermatology & Laser Surgery Center today.

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