The Truth About Pimples and Chocolate 🍫 | Responding to Comments Ep 19

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You all have been asking me some tough questions in the comment section lately! From chocolate causing acne to the risks of working at night and sleeping during the day, we touched on bunch of different subjects. Have a question you’d like me to answer in a future video? Drop a comment down below and you just might make it in!
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  • Dr. Mike my neck and upper right shoulder hurt so muchhhhhh and my family doctor retired this year (i was living abroad) would you be my new Dr. ?

    GracielaGraciela3 tuntia sitten
  • If you do another video for this series and look through these comments, here's a question that comes up a lot with my age group: I live in a dorm and can't afford a car or groceries (struggling to find a job), so I have to eat the fast food that's paid for on campus. What do you recommend for having a healthier diet with restricted food options?

    Kahlan GunningKahlan Gunning10 tuntia sitten
  • Why do I feel tired after I get a sunburn? My brother and I feel it but my sister doesn't.

    I was sad, now I'm glad, life is bad, now I'm sadI was sad, now I'm glad, life is bad, now I'm sad19 tuntia sitten
  • QuEsTiOn: are point shoes bad for your feet, if yes how bad are they? 🩰

    Vanessa LestrangeVanessa Lestrange23 tuntia sitten
  • Hey Mike, I had chronic nosebleeds as a child and into early adulthood. What's the deal with the inconsistencies of treatments and why is it treated so lightly? Every doctor has something different to say on every little detail, including what you mentioned previously. Except the blood in the stomach part... never had a legit doctor tell me to swallow blood. Getting people to take it seriously was a pain too because it's "just a nosebleed," ESPECIALLY from medical professionals. I was bleeding profusely from my head for extended periods of time and it wasn't treated like an issue. Happy ending-I did find a doctor who did listen and help

    AndyAndyPäivä sitten
  • How do we get headaches if the brain has no nerve endings?

    Hailey DevineHailey Devine2 päivää sitten
  • I'm wondering if I inherited some sort of caffeine tolerance. My family drinks coffee every night and nobody has sleep problems. As a child I actually thought coffee was a nighttime drink because I saw all the adults only drink coffee at night.

    JKJK2 päivää sitten
  • Sooo we can just be in the comments asking medical questions...? Welp I’m 18 and I haven’t had my period in almost a year... is there something wrong? my period has always been uneven like I don't get one every month but I’ve never gone this long without being on and no I’m not pregnant

    Kholdest queenKholdest queen2 päivää sitten
  • I want "Bank's open on Tuesday folks!" on a sports/athletic shirt

    Corinne MorenoCorinne Moreno2 päivää sitten
  • "Does chocolate really cause acne? - First of all.." & there comes FIstream throwing in an ad for some chocolate 😂

    Ms.BogdanovicMs.Bogdanovic3 päivää sitten
  • Just skip to 6:13

    Shep MShep M4 päivää sitten
  • Does hypothyroidism cause frequent/excessive nosebleeds? I was recently diagnosed with subclinical hypothyroidism that was found after I went to a doctor due to frequent, and sometimes excessive, nosebleeds (one went on for 40 minutes). I haven't been able to get an answer yet.

    AerodeiteAerodeite4 päivää sitten
  • I just learned about drug resistant bacteria💕💕💕

    Charlene RoseCharlene Rose4 päivää sitten
  • If someone send you a shirt saying "Thick Thighs Save Lives" or " Peewoop all the way" or "Hustle for that Head", would you wear it in a video? 😁✌

    ZeraZera4 päivää sitten
  • Here’s a question for you: what is the term for when something feels like it’s been bruised, but when you look there’s no visible bruising? I’ve had this happen twice: once on my foot after accidentally dropping a sewing machine on it (retail can be dangerous), and once on my entire upper back and shoulders after landing on them when a horse I was riding bolted out from under me (I was ok, and got back on immediately, but I had the wind knocked out of me and was sore for about two weeks)

    Heart Of The WildHeart Of The Wild4 päivää sitten
  • Hi Dr. Mike! My profesor talked about one of his students who got sleep apnea after going on a crash diet. How is that possible?

    Hia hara bearaHia hara beara4 päivää sitten
  • I’m a pretty healthy person. I don’t drink soda, I drink a ton of water daily, I workout 5 days a week, run twice a week, only consume alcohol on the weekends, I don’t smoke or do drugs and I’m on a strict vegetarian diet. If I eat any chocolate, I’ll usually start to break out within 24 hours. It’s pretty fast.

    RewindMeRewindMe5 päivää sitten
  • Hi Dr.Mike! Hope you’re doing well, I am a final year law student and I tend to crack my knuckles a lot,specially since during exams we have to write at length and quite fast and if I don’t do it I feel like my hands get locked. I noticed that right after I crack my knuckles during exam prep time or during exams,my hands feel less tensed and can therefore write better. However during a workout if I feel like cracking my knuckles my hands tend to hurt real bad. Would you know why does this happen? And whether I should see a doctor? Thanks for everything you do! Hope you have a lovely day!

    Nayomi AthuraliyaNayomi Athuraliya5 päivää sitten
  • as a kid my mother used to starve us if our room wasnt clean and we used to eat the expired food when she and our step father would leve us at home so they didnt know we ate or we would eat paper out of our school books and now the only time i have ever gotten food poisoning was when i was pregnant could i be semi imune to food poisoning

    sheridan craigsheridan craig5 päivää sitten
  • in highschool it is a requirement for every grade every year to learn cpr and what to do in a emergency in the first week of school we dont get a ertificate but one of our students actualy saved a life because of the training she broke a rib or 2 but the guy was alive

    sheridan craigsheridan craig5 päivää sitten
  • I found this video because every single time I eat chocolate I break out. I feel the pimples about to surface almost an hour after, but it only happens with non-dark chocolate. So weird lol

    kariikrushkariikrush5 päivää sitten
  • I have this tic now where my head just jerks. It happens much more frequently when I'm anxious or stressed. I also have pretty bad FOMO and I talk way too much and too quickly. My friend suggested these might be symptoms of ADHD but I'm not typically that disruptive and I focus fine in school, so does that still apply?

    Alison BurkholderAlison Burkholder5 päivää sitten
  • About the Acne question, if your skin type is anywhere the same as mine, then consuming a lot of sugary foods and beverages - doesn't have to be chocolate only - would likely cause an acne outbreak. I used to have a lot of acne on my face a while back, then after I cut back on sweets, quitting eating them every day - often even going weeks in-between eating sweets - and drinking sugary beverages, I noticed that my acne almost completely disappeared. That, and showering regularly every other day will help keep your skin clean.

    JohnJohn6 päivää sitten
  • The banks open on Tuesday joke was surprisingly no corny that had me laughing 😂

    Dean MarquisDean Marquis6 päivää sitten
  • Is he the doctor Mike that pia Wurtzbach dated?

    Cristina TiamzonCristina Tiamzon6 päivää sitten
  • I had extreme acne (as much as 7cm zits) in my teen years. Took 5 dermatologists before some medication finally worked a bit, but it still cured less than my face produced. And then i stopped drinking my morning glass of milk i used to drink every morning since i was child. Acne got ridiculously better in like a few weeks. Then i stopped eating milk chocolate and ive had very little problems since. So in my case, it did come down to food. I had 0 other issues with lactose intolerance. Sadly, acne scars stayed and they'll be around forever, but sometimes it actually IS the food

    MusicalPotatoMusicalPotato7 päivää sitten
  • Hi Doc. Mike! Is there any possible cure for irregular periods to turned regularly? I've been experiencing that irregular menstruation for 6 years.... Hope you notice this question. Thank you. Always love your channel and I learned a lot too.. so thank you. Lovelots from Philippines. 💓🇵🇭

    Allyson GeneralAllyson General7 päivää sitten
  • Questions for Dr Mike: I have chronic pain (that began in my forearms and spread over time, and includes tight muscles basically everywhere). Cpl questions.. when the pain is worse, my dark circles under my eyes turn red. Why is this? Also, lately I've been experiencing some numbness in my fingers and palms. It only lasts for a cpl of minutes, but seems to be happening every day or every other day. Any ideas? Thirdly, how can people with my health issues combat stereotypes from Doctors? It's really hard to be taken seriously as most doctors treat us like hypochondriacs. I only ever go to the doctor if I'm desperate because of this. As a result I walked around on a broken foot for 5 weeks before getting it checked out. I'm really sick of being told I'm lazy or faking it. It's hard enough to hear this from the public or my own family. Can't I at least get a break from my doctor? Thanks for being the best and most understanding Doctor ever!

    Katy BKaty B7 päivää sitten
  • Dr. Mike, serious question. Whyyyy are you not married to me?

    Christina MahonChristina Mahon7 päivää sitten
  • Hey Dr. Mike, is taking a bath/shower when sleep-deprived or having no sleep at all safe to our health? Is it a hoax that taking a bath/shower when sleep-deprived harmful to the eyes or causes blindness? We also have this superstitious belief that taking a bath/shower when sleep-deprived causes loss of blood for about a cup, and causes stroke. ENLIGHTEN MEEEEEEEE

    Ah Zhai LiuAh Zhai Liu7 päivää sitten
  • Can you please do a video on migraines👏🏼👏🏼

    Madison BeckerMadison Becker8 päivää sitten
  • Woot

    Allison BaileyAllison Bailey8 päivää sitten
  • Hi Doctor Mike, I truly love your videos.😊 Question: Imagine that a person is seek but really wants to get better. Can this mental state speed up the recovery? Obviously is not the cure but can it influence the process? You should come to Portugal, it's a beautiful country I think you would love it.

    Beatriz GonçalvesBeatriz Gonçalves8 päivää sitten
  • "Does chocolate really cause acne?" Getting add full of candy's

    Kin StaKin Sta8 päivää sitten
  • It's almost 3 months since I've had COVID. My sense of smelling and tasting is back but distorted. My favourite perfume smells like a tacky copy (to me). Should I worry or wait? Hugs from Argentina.🇦🇷🇦🇷♥️ Yesica

    yes yesyes yes8 päivää sitten
  • Is it bad that I catch a whole cold, sore throat and everything, from being by a fan or AC too long?

    Ashley FrancisAshley Francis8 päivää sitten
  • everyone: Why is he so prefect? Dr.Mike: BaNK OpEn On Tuesday FoLKs!

    MurMur9 päivää sitten
  • More like the 5 nano second rule

    Ben Tv HowmanBen Tv Howman9 päivää sitten
  • Why do antibiotics make birth control ineffective?

    Hia hara bearaHia hara beara9 päivää sitten
  • Why should you not take a hot shower immediately after vigorous exercise?

    Hia hara bearaHia hara beara9 päivää sitten
  • Question: I noticed my heart rate speeds up when I breath in and slows down when I breath out. Should I tell my doctor?

    Hia hara bearaHia hara beara9 päivää sitten
  • your very handsome I and my friends would like to marry you :)

    Elnaz EntesarElnaz Entesar9 päivää sitten
  • A lot of times when I nap, usually after the morning school hours, as soon as I start drifting away to sleep, my head starts hurting very sharply for like 3-5 seconds, and I begin waking up, but I cannot move, I am paralyzed and in pain for those 5 seconds. Usually because I'm sleepy, i start falling asleep again, and the same thing happens again over and over. Why?

    Main AccountMain Account9 päivää sitten
  • Can you please do a video on fitness supplements? What is really needed and what can our body provide on our own. Seriously it’s one of these things that non-medical-professionals sell us because we try to be healthy and we just don’t know better. At least I don’t. Thx for your great content!

    VloraVlora10 päivää sitten
  • What are the causes of hair loss ? is it dreadful if it happens to a kid or a teenager ?

    Khokha LachachiKhokha Lachachi10 päivää sitten
  • Hey Dr. Ive heard that we shouldn't use any kind of tool for cleaning our ears such as cotton buds, spiral ear-pick spoon, swab ear wax remover. Why is it unsafe. Please, please explain further. I've been using those things. What should we use to clean our ears then.?

    janifah badiojanifah badio10 päivää sitten
  • Wondering if you can talk about end of life options in the hospital? Especially on my mind because of COVID. :/ Thank you!

    europegirlh2oeuropegirlh2o10 päivää sitten
  • How do I get rid of muscle knots. They hurt so bad

    Karla CastilloKarla Castillo10 päivää sitten
  • Can you explain ADHD and schizophrenia being linked and what genetics have to do with them?

    Stel uwuStel uwu10 päivää sitten
  • Hey Doctor Mike, I was wondering what your general take on students and homework is. Do you think they are often assigned too much? Should homework not exist? Thoughts? How much homework TOTAL per night do you think is appropriate for a high school student? I have many friends who wake up early, are sitting in school/zoom classed all day, and then even after hours must sit even longer and do several hours of schoolwork well into the night, so they're losing sleep, have little time for hobbies and other activities, and feel extremely stressed and overwhelmed. Even myself while in public often felt like I was drowning in something that I didn't have much of a choice to do, and ended up crying to my parents multiple times halfway through freshman year asking to be homeschooled because the stress and how little time I was having to myself (especially as an introvert) was too much.

    Jillian HopkinsJillian Hopkins10 päivää sitten
  • I completely believe chocolate causes acne, in fact theres no question in my mind. I was on keto diet paired with 18 hour intermittent fasting. I did this for 70 days (and counting). I haven't cheated on the diet, and all of my acne, for the first time in my life went away. Then around day 45 I introduced one new thing, dark chocolate 90% cocoa, and after a few days its started popping up. I could feel the sebum production increase, and all the inflammation came back after a couple weeks.

    Sarah Mayoral-OsmolskiSarah Mayoral-Osmolski11 päivää sitten
  • when can my acne stop because I popped a pimple and 5 minutes later blood was dripping from that spot

    Builder TrickBuilder Trick11 päivää sitten
  • today i put a rock in my mouth as a dare... am i ok

    Anna DavisonAnna Davison11 päivää sitten
  • Should I wash my chicken?

    Emmanuel AlonsoEmmanuel Alonso11 päivää sitten
  • Question: What are the benefits and disadvantages of Testosterone for trans folk? I'm nearly 18 and want to start my transition soon, so I want to understand it better.

    Karl DoesThingsKarl DoesThings11 päivää sitten
  • I’m trying to listen but all I’m seeing is triceps and it’s incredibly distracting

    ER122333ER12233312 päivää sitten
  • I have a family history of back problems, what should I be doing to keep my back in good condition?

    VloggettsVloggetts12 päivää sitten
  • i love how he explains things in a way idiots can understand

    Maxy MooMaxy Moo12 päivää sitten
  • Question to Doctor Mike, Why do I feel like fainting after a workout?

    Kisara KaushadiKisara Kaushadi13 päivää sitten
  • Doctor, I have a question related with backbone disorientation (I think😂). So, my back bone is a bit tilted (not straight), hence my waists might seem a bit unbalanced right and left. It's not that obvious, but it is when i'm not wearing a shirt or if I wear really tight clothes. I also realized that I have the tendency of unconsciously tilting my body to the left while sitting down (when i'm not sitting up straight). What should I do to make my back bone straight again?

    Patricia KiarraaPatricia Kiarraa13 päivää sitten
  • Wow at least I'm laughing and learning at same time

    MsFortunateGtMsFortunateGt13 päivää sitten
  • Question I have nose bleeds at least 3 times a month when I went to the hospital and got a nasal spray it did not do anything I was wondering if I should be worried ( I'm 13 if that's important) please like so that dr. Mike can see this love the vids.

    Shiny AbbadShiny Abbad13 päivää sitten
  • When he put that spinning effect my eyes also spun-

    Nazhla BrillantesNazhla Brillantes14 päivää sitten
  • 0:44 that’s like me trying to pronounce medical words and conditions

    Karen XianKaren Xian14 päivää sitten
  • I have a question. So I have ADHD and I have to take the medicine (methylphenidate) and do you think there will ever be an ADHD med without the awful tradeoff of you having zero appetite?

    Panda TymePanda Tyme14 päivää sitten
  • Does doing exercises at night then sleep afterwards harms my body?

    Kyla MaristelaKyla Maristela14 päivää sitten
  • I am the average weight for my age, eat healthy but have a big stomach. At first I thought it was just bloated but I have had it for a few months now, what should I do?

    Denisaur RoarDenisaur Roar15 päivää sitten
  • Vancomycin resistant

    Adhya RenugaAdhya Renuga15 päivää sitten
  • This doesn’t happen very often, but sometimes when I sneeze, the back of my head starts hurting really bad for a bit. It goes away quickly, but what could be causing it?

    Marc AwaadMarc Awaad15 päivää sitten
    • You may be sneezing too hard it has happened to me before when I've sneezed too hard.

      Mikayla MorrisseyMikayla Morrissey13 päivää sitten
  • 120 ?! The zoomers won't get to die from old age Mike. #thatgotdark

    Teragauss CuddleTeragauss Cuddle15 päivää sitten
  • Have you ever received a gift form a grateful patient? Is it ok to accept a gift from a patient and if so what kind of gift would be acceptable? I binge watch your videos Mike, you are such a friendly person 😊

    ILoveHimDeeplyILoveHimDeeply16 päivää sitten
  • Can you make a video with a dermatologist 😊

    Belinda JaneBelinda Jane16 päivää sitten
  • i have 0 melonin andi never get a about being the white as snow ever day of the year x'D

    charles Spurlockcharles Spurlock16 päivää sitten
  • why did i have to read pimples as pineapples 💀😭

    bad bleepbad bleep17 päivää sitten
  • Doctor Mike! Derm here - burning without tanning has nothing to do with the NUMBER of melanocytes, and everything to do with MC1R receptors (that respond time MSH) and the enzymatic machinery that is responsible for pigmentation and formation of melanosomes. Also some newer papers out there are findings stronger evidence for high glycemic foods linked to acne (as you talked about), but also there is an association with skim milk (not partial fat or whole milk). Keep up the grind my dude

    Nicholas LoweNicholas Lowe17 päivää sitten
    • Last note about melanocytes - all ethnicities have exactly the same number believe it or not.

      Nicholas LoweNicholas Lowe17 päivää sitten
  • question: could you possibly give a definition about the auto immune disease HSP (Henoch-Schönlein purpura)? i just want more people to be aware of this since its not very common

    Oreo2673Oreo267317 päivää sitten
  • In Sweden, when you call 112 (“911”) they can guide you through CPR while the ambulance is on its way.

    Katrus91Katrus9117 päivää sitten
    • Same here in the US

      Kahlan GunningKahlan Gunning10 tuntia sitten
  • 4:53 nice ten dollars doc

    Semih KartalSemih Kartal17 päivää sitten
  • I love Chocolate and I eat it everyday. I can like have 3 bars in one day. It’s like an addiction. Is there a connection between too much chocolate and diabetes?

    Emily MakecheEmily Makeche17 päivää sitten
  • 0:35 I knew it! It's okay to be white :D

    YippieKayYayYippieKayYay17 päivää sitten
  • Nacho cheese honestly makes my face so red and blotchy that it looks like im in the middle of a chemical peel!, Only nacho cheese though, no other brands do it lol. Its so strange.

    Alana TudhopeAlana Tudhope17 päivää sitten
    • Maybe an allergy

      Karen XianKaren Xian14 päivää sitten
  • "I want you to be the longest living person on Earth" bruh that was so sweeeeettt

    Thia Lee MaeThia Lee Mae17 päivää sitten
  • Question for Dr. Mike: I really want to go into medicine either nursing or paramedic however I suffer from dyslexia so I struggle with my reading and writing as it’s quite slow. I’ve work really hard and am able to get the grades I need but am unsure if it’s sill the right decision for me.

    Katie CookKatie Cook18 päivää sitten
  • Hi Doctor Mike! It's gonna be a question everyone thinks, but are afraid to ask. Is masturbation good, bad or neutral for your health?

    EpiqurEpiqur18 päivää sitten
  • Dr Mike ..i hv a question for uh ..when im on my periods its like a hell for me ........i know in periods generally girls and women do have pains but for me its like ...i dont know how to describe ..there's a lot of pain in stomach, my hands and legs ,even my back my whole body undergoes a lot lot lot lot of pain contrast there are people who doesnt have any menstural pains .like they behave very normal as if they are in their normal days ....even though i eat healthy and very less junk food i have to suffer those 3 days of my periods .....what is the difference between who doesnot have pain n who suffers like hell on periods and also will u like to suggest me something that i should do to reduce my menstural pain ............waiting for ur reply .....

    Divya SolankiDivya Solanki18 päivää sitten
  • Is male baldness reversible? Is there any way to prevent it?

    Iva SubasicIva Subasic18 päivää sitten
  • Hi Doctor Mike, sometimes I cant properly move my pinky, it just stay on one position and I need to use my second hand to move it to position where I can move it again, I had some injury (not broken, only impact) in maybe a year or two ago, but I didnt visited a doctor with it, should I do it now or is it normal

    jirka mlokjirka mlok18 päivää sitten
    • oh yeah, and sorry for the english :D

      jirka mlokjirka mlok18 päivää sitten
  • Well i stopped drinking dairy milk and stopped having zits. I still have acne, just not zits, which were the worst of the acne anyway.

    ZoingeroniZoingeroni18 päivää sitten
  • It's so funny to me that Dr. Mike mentioned reading that book because I just watched a lecture from my psych professor where she recommended the same book lmaoo

    citizen of carat landcitizen of carat land18 päivää sitten
  • Why do I randomly burp? (Sometimes when I consume something like water and sometimes out of nowhere)

    Julia FrancisJulia Francis18 päivää sitten
  • 4:26 i feel dizzy

    Mingyuen LinMingyuen Lin18 päivää sitten
  • Are you a real docter?

    Mingyuen LinMingyuen Lin18 päivää sitten
  • Hey doctor mike! Could you please discuss nail biting? What are the long-term health risks, and how do you stop? I don't think many people know about this topic. Thanks!

    Lars LundervoldLars Lundervold18 päivää sitten
  • Eating a piece of chocolate doesn't do much for me, but if I eat the whole bar then 100% of the times at least 3 big pimples will appear xD That is the only time I get big pimples on my face (apart from those little pimples in my forehead because of my bangs and the oils of my hair)

    Karma CiferKarma Cifer19 päivää sitten
  • here's my question: why do I feel hungry very often? for example, today I woke up at 12pm, ate breakfast around 12-1pm and ate an apple at 3pm; it's 3:50pm and I feel that hunger feeling in my stomach, lol

    LucasLucas19 päivää sitten
  • Hiiiii, as a med student I'm really interested in alternative medicine, using herbs and such stuff in therapy... so, if you could share your thoughts on alternative medicine and also recommend some literature?

    Iva SubasicIva Subasic19 päivää sitten
  • next time you do a responding to comments. How come I can't eat breakfast before 9 am because if I do I get really bad (to the point where I wanna cry sometimes) cramps and diarrhea? This used to never happen btw

    Natalia IsabellaNatalia Isabella19 päivää sitten
  • Sometimes I wake up with my jaw almost locked up. No pain, and it's not the muscles, it's the actual joint. But it can be really locked up. Usually goes away after a while, or after I force my jaw open (accompanied by rather severe pop, but not really any pain). Almost like it's slightly dislocated or something. Any ideas?

    Christian PoynterChristian Poynter19 päivää sitten
  • Hi Dr. Mike. I have allergic rhinitis and I'm followed by a doctor. I use a spray twice a day every day and I also have SOS pills in case I feel worse. From time to time, I wake up with sputum in my throat, and I end up coughing and spitting it. Is there anything I can do to help with that? Thank you so much for all your work!

    Beatriz MurteiraBeatriz Murteira19 päivää sitten
  • Hey mike just wanted to let you know it got changed from pulse to are they breathing because they found that most people could not even find their own pulse

    ryan johnsonryan johnson19 päivää sitten