Birth Control + Acne Treatment

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Differin Vs Yasmin (Yaz) for Acne Treatment?

I am 40 years old and I have battled acne all my life. I was finally prescribed Yasmin about 8 years ago and it worked great, so I believe my acne is... READ MORE

Do Birth Control Pills Affect Acne?

I started breaking out about 2 years ago when I was 24. I never had skin problems before that. I have been taking Yaz birth control for about three... READ MORE

New to Acne at 35 - Should I Go Back on the Pill?

I am a 35 year old, fair skinned woman who has never had acne before besides an errant pimple before my period. Recently I have begun to have pimples... READ MORE

Which Birth Control Pill Best Prevents Acne?

I am 30 years old and have struggled with acne since fifth grade. My current pill, Lo/Ovral, helps the acne on my face, but I'm breaking out along... READ MORE

Why Do Dermatologists Never Sugguest or Write a Prescription for Birth Control for Hormonal Acne?

Birthcontrol vs oral antibiotics/retinoids for hormonal breakouts - The past 3 yrs I've had the worst acne of my life. I've seen several... READ MORE

Skin Broke Out 2 Years Ago, I'm 41 Now, What Could Cause This?

Hi imi 41yrs old and i had a sudden extreme breakout in oct 2010 and was on medicztion which cleared my skin.. now all of sudden ye again another... READ MORE

My Insurance Wants to Only Give Me the Generic for Yaz-will It Be As Effective on my Acne?

I am 18 years old and have started having mild ace again after completing accutane and being clear for 7 months I am starting up bc in case I need a... READ MORE

My Acne Gets Better During my Period and Flares Up when I Start my Cycle of Ocella. Should I Stop?

Does ocella causes acne? I have used birth control pills before and I did not have a problem. Insurance keeps changing my meds. I do mail order. READ MORE

Is There a Way to Get off Birth Control Without Getting Horrible Breakouts?

I first started taking birth control (yaz) to control my acne about 3 years ago. Now I want to stop, but I read online that many people experience... READ MORE

My acne and post scars are depressing. Can someone please help me? (photos)

I'm a 17 year old girl and lately my skin has been really bad. It's depressing to know that I can't go anywhere without covering up my acne and scars... READ MORE

I'd Like to Find a NY Dermatologist That Will Do These?

1) Write me a prescription for birth control to help with acne. During my teen yrs I was on birthcontrol and I feel it was more effective than the... READ MORE

Will the antibiotic medication I am taking for my acne make contraceptives less effective?

I have been prescribed both 100mg of doxycycline a night and diane-35 for my acne. I am worried that the antibiotic will make the contraceptive less... READ MORE

Can Paragard Cause or Worsen Acne?

I had my Paragard inserted 10 months ago and since have experienced increased severity, duration and number of acne breakouts. Is this a coincidence... READ MORE

Which Birth Control is Best for Acne - Yaz or Yasmin?

Im am 21 years old. I am currently on 100 mg of Doxycycline and was on Orthro tri cyclen lo about a year ago. I did not notice a difference. I dont... READ MORE

I developed lots of acne from taking the birth control Minastrin. I stopped taking it 3 weeks ago. How long until I'm clear?

I used to take Loestrin 24 FE and never had any side affects. It was discontinued and replaced by Minastrin, which caused a 13 lbs weight gain,... READ MORE

Is Qlaira Ok when Taking Oratane?

I have been suffereing of acne forever. And last year I already had Oratane for 10 months (20mg) 5 months after my doctor gave it to me again, now... READ MORE

Can I use Epiduo and a 2% hydroquinone cream for post-acne hyperpigmentation at the same time? In what order should I do this?

I have been using Epiduo for four months along with my birth control, and my acne has significantly improved. Now, the most noticeable thing is the... READ MORE

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