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I get cystic acne every month before my period. Other than taking birth control pills, what is the best treatment for painful cystic acne due hormone

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Dr. Neal Schwartz
Family Medicine
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In brief: "Aggravated by"

Hello, The reason your skin loses control during your period is because the fire is smoldering under the radar all month.
When the hormones kick up, it's like gasoline on the fire. This video may help you get organized with this very emotional situation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjdCSMnjqlY hope it helps. -Dr. Neal Schwartz

In brief: "Aggravated by"

Hello, The reason your skin loses control during your period is because the fire is smoldering under the radar all month.
When the hormones kick up, it's like gasoline on the fire. This video may help you get organized with this very emotional situation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjdCSMnjqlY hope it helps. -Dr. Neal Schwartz
Dr. Neal Schwartz
Dr. Neal Schwartz
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine

In brief: See your doctor

You have several anti-acne drugs available to you.
Some have significant side-effects, making a discussion with your doctor vital.

In brief: See your doctor

You have several anti-acne drugs available to you.
Some have significant side-effects, making a discussion with your doctor vital.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Dr. Michael Sparacino
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