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How long does it generally take birth control pills to control acne hormones?

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Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 1-3 months

It typically takes a few months to see an effect and may take 3-6 months to see as much benefit as you will get.
You may notice that you don't get flares before your period on the pill.

In brief: 1-3 months

It typically takes a few months to see an effect and may take 3-6 months to see as much benefit as you will get.
You may notice that you don't get flares before your period on the pill.
Dr. Paula Hillard
Dr. Paula Hillard
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: 1-3 months

It may take 1-3 full cycles for birth control pills to have an effect on acne.
Not everyone receives the same benefit from birth control pills for acne. Birth control pills can be used in combination with topical medications while waiting for the effect of.Birth control pills.

In brief: 1-3 months

It may take 1-3 full cycles for birth control pills to have an effect on acne.
Not everyone receives the same benefit from birth control pills for acne. Birth control pills can be used in combination with topical medications while waiting for the effect of.Birth control pills.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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