Acne Treatment Q&A
Birth Control + Acne Treatment
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Since june 2014 i have got bad acne on my jawline and lil bit on the upper neck. Some of the pimples are painful and it is getting worse. I have... READ MORE
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
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
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
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
I'm using Jolessa, birth controls pill, for acne and I always break out badly on the 3rd month. Why? Please help?
I'm currently taking Jolessa, a birth control pill that only gives you 4 periods a year, for my acne. I've been using this for about 2 years now and... READ MORE