A 18-year-old female asked:
Someone suggested i try a mild form a birth control to fix my acne, skin, hair, and heavy periods. does birth control help? what should i try?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Meds: Yes, it is often beneficial. An on-line provider can't tell you what medication to take. When you see your physician - he or she can help to make that decision.
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Pathology 44 years experience
Often does: A prescription for the oral contraceptive pill often clears acne, and may offer other health benefits depending on your individual, personal makeup. Not every woman can take the pill. The decision and choice of product is made with your personal physician. Wishing you the best.
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Last updated Sep 11, 2013
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