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What causes underdeveloped breasts in women w/ pcos, I have all normal hormones/no elevated androgens/normal ratios but poly. Cys. Ovaries/acne/hirsu?
Although the levels : Of hormones are normal, i suspect the bioavailability or functionality of these hormones are still off - with higher testosterone and lower estrogen bioavailability. This may explain the underdeveloped breasts. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/women/tc/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos-topic-overview?Page=1. ...Read more
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
Help! No period 7 months, acne. Cysts on ovaries, Low progesterone .6, low estrogen 31. Diagnosed pcos. OBGYN of little help. Please what is wrong?
PCOS: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a condition that involves all of the female reproductive system and is a failure of the body to respond to poor stimuli from dysfunctional ovaries and low kevels of certain hormones. You need an OB-Gyn to explain how this fits in with your symptoms and how to treat it ...Read more
Is it normal to have breakouts (acne) after removing 1 ovary? I don't usually have acne just a few ones, im using xout now to clear my breakouts
No: It is a good treatment that will keep even severe disease at bay for many months after other modalities such as topical or systemic antibiotics, topical retinoids, the oral contraceptive pill and/or spironolactone have failed or not been usable. Acne is a chronic serious non-lifestyle related disease that eventually remits. Good luck. ...Read more
Terrible acne after hysterectomy +R ovary, in march.
I've always had flawless radiant skin. til this surgery, its now very oily too. What can i do?
Wash: wash your face well and see your dermatologist ...Read more
PCOS: There are several options. Lysine, 1000 mg twice daily actually works well for acne. It is an amino acid and available over the counter. BCPs are commonly prescribed since they not only regulate irregular periods, but can control acne and slow abnormal hair growth. Another option would be a medication called Spironolactone, depending on how bad the acne is. Talk to your physician about these. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with multi cystic ovary,what medicines should i take to cure myself,i am 27 yrs old,and suffering with massive acne and pimples.
I have a cyst in my ovary and also acne problem my gyno prescribed me Diane 35. Is it gonna help my acne? I'm also on minocycline for 7 weeks! Pls hlp
Probably: Most ovarian cysts are harmless and in fact almost all women have a few tiny or not-so-tiny ones. Heads-up... the meds you're taking for acne will work best if you also use a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid. If you don't get a good result from this regimen, there are others -- spironolactone can often help a young woman. ...Read more
I have acne on the forehead and sometimes i feel uncomfortable in the area of ovaries,is it related?For example the secretion of hormones.
Yes: Pain in the ovaries is usually ovulation ( if it's mid-cycle) or ovarian cysts. Acne has a components of hormonal influence. So both can be caused by hormones. Polycystic ovarian syndrome can also be the cause of ovarian cysts & acne. I'd recommend seeing your PCP or a gynecologist. ...Read more