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how to control breakouts on face during birth control placebo week?

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Dr. Mitchell Schuster
31 years experience Urogynecology
Change pills: You might consider talking to your gynecologist about trying a different type of pill. Normal facial cleaning with an astringent will help also.
Answered on Jan 24, 2015
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