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If a girl has acne and takes 6 months of birth control pills, does that cure acne or will the acne come back after she stops the pills?
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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology
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In brief: Acne after stopping
It's likely that the acne will come back.
Generally, a birth control pill could control acne, not cure it. That is similar to how antibiotics work for acne -- control, not cure -- until you outgrow the tendency to get acne.

In brief: Acne after stopping
It's likely that the acne will come back.
Generally, a birth control pill could control acne, not cure it. That is similar to how antibiotics work for acne -- control, not cure -- until you outgrow the tendency to get acne.
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