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Why did I start getting bad acne as soon as I started yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Hormones

This is one of the well-known side effects that some people experience.
Decide with your physician whether you want to try a different hormonal medication, or (more likely) want to use a 21st century treatment for the acne. A good starter is topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. Good luck.

In brief: Hormones

This is one of the well-known side effects that some people experience.
Decide with your physician whether you want to try a different hormonal medication, or (more likely) want to use a 21st century treatment for the acne. A good starter is topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. Good luck.
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