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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: If a woman has much acne, it is likely to be due to extra androgens, especially if her periods are not quite normal; this is very common and your fami ... Read More
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Dr. Moises Perez
18 years experience Pharmacology
Acne: Acne is a common skin disease characterized by inflammatory lesions called pimples with redness, swelling, and pain. Certain factors may play a role i ... Read More
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
26 years experience Fertility Medicine
PCOS, adrenal issues: Pcos or polycystic ovarian syndrome is a common cause of acne in adult women. We do tests to confirm pcos and look for other hormonal causes of acne / ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Various treatments.: while elevated glucocorticoids (or testosterone) cause acne, they cause a lot of other symptoms (obesity, thin skin glucocorticoids; male appearance i ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Acne treatment : Many people have acne and there are many good treatments for it. Speak to your doc about them.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Just manage it: If your monthly cycle is normal, you will not find a treatable underlying cause for your acne. If I understand your history, you are using doxycycline ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lara Bhatnagar
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Excessive hair growth in women is called hirsutism, there are several reasons for it, hormonal imbalance being one of them. Acne, hair growth and also ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
16 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Women can be tested for hormone imbalances. You should talk to your doctor about all of your symptoms (including any menstrual irregularity, deepenin ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
19 years experience Dermatology
Possible: You are asking an excellent question whose answer is not simple. Your heavier menstruation or abnormal menses can indicate hormonal irregularities, bu ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Hormonal acne: If you are not on any oral contraceptives, need to be tested for hormone levels. Women may have hormone imbalance due to polycystic ovary syndrome whi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Weight & Acne: Your doc will know what tests to order; please see him or her. You may be given a thyroid test. Peace and good health.
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A female asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Blood test: A blood test to examine your hormone levels is the best way to determine if you are out of balance.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Depends on tests: Which tests should be done for hormonal imbalance? For example, it is important to test for free testosterone and not just for total testosterone beca ... Read More
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