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A 27-year-old female asked:

Lately my skin has become really spotty and im finding it hard to clear them up despite using acne cream quinoderm. could the contraceptive pill help?

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Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 47 years experience
Acne: Oral contraceptives can help some women with acne. See your dermatologist to prescribe the best ones since the ratio of estrogen to Progesterone can make acne better or worse. Also there are other treatments that your doctor can employ that will clear up the acne.

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Last updated Aug 2, 2014

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