Acne and pimples

Is cod liver oil good if acne and pimples treatment is going on. Few doctors prescribe it and few don't.  What to do???
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Cod liver oil contains vitamin a. And one very good drug for treating acne is a derivative of vitamin a , hence many doctors probably prescribe it on that pretext. However, it's better to take the drug itself if indicated under monitoring and prescription. As such I am not sure if vitamin-a itself has any significant effect in reducing acne. Hope this helps.
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