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Posted by: Sister | 2008/11/24

Acne and birth control

My sister has been suffering with acne since a very young age. She is now 27, and is about to go onto the contraceptive pill, which pill would yu recommend that will also help with the acne problem.

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Depending on the cause of her acne, a contraceptve may indeed be effective in treating her acne. Many oral contraceptives are used to treat acne, but the most popular ones are Diane and Monerva. Speak to your doctor regarding a prescription.

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