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Is r Lo Loestrin Fe or Alesse helpful in treating acne?

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Posted on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 in Women's Health
Question: I need help choosing between birth control pills. I have had moderate-severe acne since discontinuing micronor several months ago. I have been prescribed tactupump with no improvements. My family doctor has recommended either Lo Loestrin or Alesse to help with my acne, and I'm not sure which to choose. Ive also been told I have 13 ovarian cysts after an ultrasound due to lower abdominal pain. I'm not sure if this is related.

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Brief Answer:
Polycystic ovary

Detailed Answer:

I understand your concerns.

You can use loestrin.

There can be 13 follicles making polycystic ovary which is normal.

There is no need to worry about it.

Let me know If You need anymore help.

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