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Is avena a good birthcontrol for women with moderate acne?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Yes!

Birth control pills with estrogen - like Aviane - can help your acne.
It shifts the balance away from acne-causing androgen hormones. Progesterone-only birth control pills [like the "mini-pill"] can make your acne worse. Hope this helps!

In brief: Yes!

Birth control pills with estrogen - like Aviane - can help your acne.
It shifts the balance away from acne-causing androgen hormones. Progesterone-only birth control pills [like the "mini-pill"] can make your acne worse. Hope this helps!
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Oral contraceptive have many fringe benefits and skin improvement is common with the combined E/P type.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

All birth control pills will lower the male hormones that make acne worse.

In brief: Yes

All birth control pills will lower the male hormones that make acne worse.
Dr. Kevin Daus
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