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Can birth control pills help treat acne?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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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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