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Can birth control pills help treat acne?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
For some women they help, for other women they cause acne.

In brief: Yes
For some women they help, for other women they cause acne.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Birth control pills help lower the amount of circulating male hormones called androgens.
Decreasing the amount of androgen can help improve acne especially when combined with other acne treatments.

In brief: Yes
Birth control pills help lower the amount of circulating male hormones called androgens.
Decreasing the amount of androgen can help improve acne especially when combined with other acne treatments.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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