Birth Control + Acne Treatment Q&A
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
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 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
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