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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes. The cause is unknown but presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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Chateal birth control to treat acne?

Chateal birth control to treat acne?

Good choice: If this medicine is right for you otherwise, it is a very good choice for a trial for acne control. Results with all oral contraceptive pills are variable from person to person. ...Read more

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Could birth control pills help treat acne?

Could birth control pills help treat acne?

Yes: Most combination birth control methods (combined birth control pills, the patch, and the ring) help acne for most women. Progestin-only methods (the shot, the implant, and sometimes the hormone iud)can make acne worse. Of course there are benefits and risks of all medications that you should discuss with your clinician. ...Read more

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Have people tried birth control for acne control?

Have people tried birth control for acne control?

Acne: There are several birth control pills that have an indication to be used for treatment of acne. The birth control pills are similar to female hormones and many women get acne breakouts due to a higher level of male type hormone in their system. Taking the pill helps increase the female hormone effect and reduce the acne. It can be another thing to try for acne treatment. ...Read more

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Could birth control really help acne?

Could birth control really help acne?

Yes: The oral contraceptive pill, if it's right for a lady, often clears her. Remember that acne's a chronic disease that eventually self-cures and needs to be managed until that happens. ...Read more

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Can birth control help tame my oily skin?

Can birth control help tame my oily skin?

You can always try..: Cetaphil oil control soap, if that doesn't work try a brand called "boots" this can be found at target. If that doesn't work contact me again and i will recommend stronger washes :]. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills help acne?

Can birth control pills help acne?

Yes, some do: Please look up the name of the drug you might take. Common and serious side effects of many oral contraceptives can be found here: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginformation.Html (full disclosure: this is from medline of the nlm. I was on the board of directors of friends of the national library of medicine when it launched medline. Py). ...Read more

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Do birth control pills help with acne?

Do birth control pills help with acne?

Often times they can: You need a work up of the acne, at your age you should usually not be having that problem, more common in younger pts, you need blood work to check testosterone nad dheas levels and other tests, but teh pill can bind much if the free circulkating testosterone so it doesn't egt to teh skin to help cause acne and at your age u should be on loloestrin the lowest dose pill 10 mcg estrogen- safer. ...Read more

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Best birth control pill for acne?

Best birth control pill for acne?

Trial and error: There is no one best bcp for acne. It used to once be considered orthotricycline and it was recommended for this purpose but many other bcp's have this effect. Spironolactone is also occasionally used for hormone responsive acne. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled, itchy blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more