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A 24-year-old female asked:

pcos, body looks like boy or 16 year old girl but i am 25? breasts hypoplastic/periods irreg/acne, should i start birth control and spironolactone?

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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology 19 years experience
See endocrinologist: You should discuss this with an endocrinologist, and your treatment recommendations based upon detailed analysis of your hormone levels.

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