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Acne Related To Missing Ovary
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
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...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
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
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
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 'd irregular cycle & 'd gained weight I have cysts on both ovaries i'd cystic acne which was treated with sotret i'm on glyciphage 850 & having acne?
I have big ovaries.Length and width are about the same.I noticed thick hair on face, acne on lower back, abdominal bloating.What tests should I do next?
Gym shoe fit: In a spirit of respect. I suspect you have ovarian hyperthecosis, which looks clinically like polycystic ovaries but with more androgen production and large, solid, non-cystic ovaries. There is a limited amount that today's medicine can do, and a specialist consultation is wise; he/she will choose how to do the workup. The chief thing you can do that may help is get hard into physical fitness. ...Read more
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