Acne Treatments with the Use of Birth Control Pills and Antibiotics

Word Count: 871 Summary: Birth control pills helps in preventing acne growth. Keywords: acne, acnes, FAQS, FAQ, ACNE, ACNES, faq, faqs Article Body: Acne / Birth Control Pill For some female patients, treatment-resistant acne is caused by excessive production of hormones called androgens. With extra androgens in your system, your oil-producing glands go into high gear ­— and so does your acne. Several clues can help your doctor identify acne that may be influenced by hormones: acne that appears in adults for the first time; acne flare-ups preceding the menstrual cycle; irregular menstrual cycles; hirsutism (excessive growth of hair or hair in unusual places); and elevated levels of certain androgens in the blood stream. Adult women and teenage girls whose …