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Please help docs! is ortho tri-cyclen good for acne?

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Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Might help: There is a chance that it might help. It's not a strong estrogenic pill so it might very well help. It is not however, a treatment for acne. Other medicines, both topical and oral might help more.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014

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