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Why do women break out while on their period?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Progestrone
During your cycle you produce Progesterone which has male hormone characteristics.
This effects the oil glands and results in menstrual flares in some women. Birth control pills can control this type of acne in 1-2 cycles.

In brief: Progestrone
During your cycle you produce Progesterone which has male hormone characteristics.
This effects the oil glands and results in menstrual flares in some women. Birth control pills can control this type of acne in 1-2 cycles.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Period and Acne
Before your period starts, the hormone androgen triggers an increase in the production of body oil.
This excess oil can clog pores, causing your face to break out. Hormone therapies, such as taking an oral contraceptive regularly, can help control this reaction.

In brief: Period and Acne
Before your period starts, the hormone androgen triggers an increase in the production of body oil.
This excess oil can clog pores, causing your face to break out. Hormone therapies, such as taking an oral contraceptive regularly, can help control this reaction.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Peterson Pierre
Dermatology
In brief: Menstrual acne
It's because of the hormonal fluctuations that happen during that time of the month which tend to cause acne around the jawline.

In brief: Menstrual acne
It's because of the hormonal fluctuations that happen during that time of the month which tend to cause acne around the jawline.
Dr. Peterson Pierre
Dr. Peterson Pierre
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