A 31-year-old female asked:
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is finasteride a good choice for pcos, especially for severe cystic acne? i truly don't tolerate spironolactone nor the pill. weight loss didn't help.

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Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Would NOT recommend finasteride at all for anyone with the possibility of pregnancy - that is not at all a good choice.
Answered on Jun 22, 2018

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