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Ocps For Skin Care
Since comming off the ocp pill I have noticed
my skin clearing up, why? Too much estrogen
in that pill?
I know the ocp pill can help regulate periods, clear skin, etc... But will the patch also have the same benefits?
Had a vaginal yeast infections after switching ocp. Now have white colored skin patch at hairline/forehead on one side. Is it likely tinea versicolor?
Possibly: would recommend seeing a dermatologistGet a more detailed answer ›
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