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A 30-year-old female asked:

By taking triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) does it affect our skin?

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Dr. Mary Zozulin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Yes: Triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birthcontrol pills like all combination ocps suppress ovarian function and decrease hormonal stimulation to all receptors including skin therefore can decrease acne and cause dryer skin.

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Last updated Mar 18, 2014

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