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Nuvaring help acne

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Margaret Gourlay
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Nuvaring and weight: A number of women have reported weight gain when they START Nuvaring, so women who stop it may find it is easier to lose weight. Although you may be ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Nuvaring: In some women wearing the nuvaring has helped their acne, but in other women it has caused acne.
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
No.: Nuvaring is not intended to be used as an acne treatment, and is not approved for that use. It can, as a side effect, make acne better, or worse. I've... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Yes: If you have pcos and irregular cycles, the NuvaRing will help with this. Also, just as with any combination birth control pill containing estrogen an... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Peterson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
PCOS more likely : Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a more likely cause of the hair loss and acne since this condition causes hormonal imbalances favoring more androgens w... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 69 years experience
Not proven: Goldenseal is a herb found from the northeast to Arkansas. It contains berberine which has been used in several medical conditions without proof. Mo... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Acne Vulgaris: A very common condition that affects at least 80% of the population , at some point. Treatment can be topical or oral (if more severe) by a Dermatolog... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Expect it: Most teens will get some acne. It's unrelated to hygiene, touching, lifestyle, diet, sexuality, or much else. It can be managed but not cured until it... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Levit
Dermatology 27 years experience
MANY options!: Acne can be treated by a variety of different methods. One is by applying topical creams with benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid active ingredients th... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Scientific Rx: Start with benzoyl peroxide; if this isn't enough visit your physician, first line is topical retinoic derivatives &/or a topical antibiotic such as c... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Many options.: Begin with benzoyl peroxide. It's effective and well tolerated for most people. Start with a low strength and increase if needed. With stubborn acne, ... Read More
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