Does desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) help with excess male hormones? Weight, loss acne, etc.

Yes. If not ovulating regularly the ovary produces more male hormones adding hair and acne? It is weight neutral. It helps the skin by stopping excess ovarian testosterone and the estrogen gets metabolized into certain protiens which bind up testosterone in the blood so less is available to react with he skin. If u have irregular periods w/high weight metformin may help the wt loss efforts.Lk up pcos.

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How does desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) help supress ovarian cyst?

Hormonal. Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) contains estrogen. When you take the pill, the estrogen in the pill decreases the need for estrogen production from the ovaries. Estrogen production from the ovaries comes from ovarian cysts. Less estrogen needed from the ovaries means less ovarian cysts. Read more...

Is there a connection between the birth control pill mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) and acne?

At Time Yes. In some patients, Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) helps to improve acne if the menstrual cycles are irregular. However, some women notice their acne worsening after Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) is administered. Read more...

How long does it take apri desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birthcontrol to start being effective?

Depends on start dat. If you start it the sunday after your period starts, it will be effective immediately (that cycle). If you start it an any other time, it won't be effective until after your next period. Read more...