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Sprinolactone for Hormonal Acne -Fullerton, CA

It seems like I have battled acne since I was 16 years old, now I am 26, so a good ten years now (confined to my jaw and chin).I remember breaking out pretty bad as a freshman in High school but then I went on birth control and while I was on it, I don't really remember having any acne. Maybe a small zit here and there. Nothing crazy though. For some un known reason I went of birth control... READ MORE

Questions from JennaN

How Long Will Depression from Kenalog Injection Last? (photo)

I had a kenalog injection into a cyst on my chin about 5 weeks ago. I started noticing a depression/pit in that area about a week after the injection. How long will it last?... READ MORE

Kenalog and Perlane into Skin Pit

I had my pit/depression from a kenalog injection, filled with perlane. The kenalog injection took place about 6 weeks ago. I had the filler done at 5 weeks from the kenalog... READ MORE

Will I Receive an Initial Breakout from Sprinolactone?

Will I receive an initial breakout when I start Spriolactone for my hormonal acne? I have slightly elevated testosterone. My derm said no I won't. But I've read a ton of... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take to See Results from Spironolactone?

I was on 50mg of Spironolactone for a month. Then my derm increased the amount to 100mg about 3 weeks ago. How long does this take to kick in? Will it help prevent cystic... READ MORE

Will Sprionolactone Help Reduce the Acne Flare Associated with Stoping Antibiotics?

I am on 100mg of Sprionolactone (about 2 months now) along with Minocycline. I am starting to wean myself off the Minocycline (taking a probiotic now as well). Every time I... READ MORE

Recent comments from JennaN

Hi there! I stopped taking the spironolactone after only being on it for about 8 months. I honestly only saw a slight improvement. My skin was definitely not as only but I was still getting random cysts....BIG ONES. So I'm not sure what... READ COMMENT

Baby face: do you have hormonal acne? Or acne rosacea.? READ COMMENT

So my derm says that any birth control should help with acne???? But what will clear me is the sprionolactone since it completely blocks excess androgens READ COMMENT

Topical products help to control it but it doesn't work for cysts. I've never done hormone therapy. My issue is only slightly elevated testosterone. READ COMMENT