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Is it possible that my generic ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) birth control is causing my adult acne breakout?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: Different types of birth control pills affect different women differently. Get with your physician; you may be able to manage the acne with benzoyl peroxide.

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Last updated Jul 19, 2013

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