How to Treat Hormonal Acne?

Q:
How to treat hormonal acne?

A:
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.

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* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.