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I am an active, healthy 19 yr old. I am thinking about going on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) because it would help with my hormonal acne. Would this be safe for me?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Very safe

Hi. In general BCPs are very safe.
In some people, risk of blood clots can be increased, but overall risk of that in the population is low. Don't smoke, of course. Talk with your PCP or gyn about risks/benefits. Good luck!

In brief: Very safe

Hi. In general BCPs are very safe.
In some people, risk of blood clots can be increased, but overall risk of that in the population is low. Don't smoke, of course. Talk with your PCP or gyn about risks/benefits. Good luck!
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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