How to Treat Hormonal Acne?

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These messages are for mutual support and information sharing only. Always consult your doctor before trying anything you read here.
Following ways can help treat hormonal acne:
  • Oral contraceptive. This is very helpful during peaks of hormones like ovulation. However, it is not suitable for people with the history of blood clots, high blood pressure or breast cancer. It is also not a choice of smoker.
  • Anti-androgen drugs.
  • Retinoids. It can help people with mild hormonal acne level. Pregnant women shall not use retinoids.
OTC products, however, can not work in treating hormonal acne. Treatments above are for reference only. If you want to treat hormonal acne, you had better visit a doctor specializing in treatment. Your doctor will find a best way for you. Follow your doctor’s suggestion. Never use any medication without the permission from your doctor. Keyword: hormonal acne treatment
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