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acne after stopping birth control

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: Hormonal birth control can be effective acne treatment and many young, sexually active women use them contraception and acne control. Other treatments ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
ConsultDermatologist: With problem with Acne even at the age of 30 and having had problems with treatment with Acutane and Tetracycline.I suggest you consult a Dermatologis ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Like life, always: trial & error, no way to predict with any certainty, vastly too many variables which no one fully understands. Medicine is low tech, the real Hi-T ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: With acne this severe, you'll almost certainly need systemic treatment -- going back on the oral contraceptive, a systemic antibiotic, spironolactone, ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
You : You are correct regarding hormonal fluctuation when weight loss occurs. This can be a factor in regards to an acne outbreak. Also consider the fact t ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes, the pills: The most commonly used progesterones are androgenic. They may cause depression, loss of scalp hair, unwanted facial hair, and acne. Individual respons ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Virginio Rodriguez
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes!: you should and start using a different method of contraception like the IUD now popular with adolescents
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dermatologist : It is true that combined oral contraceptive pills can provide some benefit for acne. The best treatment though for our prescribed by dermatologist. Th ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Roaccutane will help with acne in any setting. If pcos is your diagnosis, birth control pills will work together with it to assist. If you stop usin ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May not: You need to give it try. It is imperative that you use an alternative method of contraception if you are sexually active. You may consider getting an ... Read More
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