Silver Spring, MD
A 35-year-old female asked:
I get cystic acne,only cortisone shots help. i'm trying to get pregnant is it still safe for me to get them can they affect conception or harm a fetus?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Acne: Cortisone is considered Category C - uncertain safety in pregnancy. Topical treatments like clindamycin and erythromycin are considered safe in pregnancy and may be a better option if you are trying to get pregnant.
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