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Is Avena A Good Birthcontrol For Women With Moderate Acne
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
Yes: This is quite common. Let your physician know. ...Read more
Ingredients: I would ask the good people at Murad about the particular supplement that you are taking and whether it interferes with prescription drugs. In a letter. ...Read more
Is their a treatment for harmonal acne and irregular menses (very late) other than birthcontrol pills?
See derm: There are definitely treatments for acne other than birth control pills. A dermatologist has the best and latest information on treatment for acne. Birth control doesn't work for everyone as far as preventing acne. Don't live with it, as there are successful treatments if it's truly bothering you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can tetracycline affect birthcontrol? If so, how bad can it affect it if im on tri-sprintec ? I needed it to treat acne /:
I have very bad acne since the age of 17. Nothing helps me I've tried birthcontrol, acazone, tazorac (tazarotene) , spiromolactone & i feel its even worse! help!?
Details matter: Which birth control? Some birth control makes acne worse, some make it better. How long? Spironolactone dose? Duration? Usually it takes 3 months to appreciate results. Isotretinoin [Accutane] will rescue you if other therapy fails. Usually acne does NOT get worse at first. Typical treatment is 20 weeks. Large studies indicate clearly that it does NOT cause depression and that we waste time lookin ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers