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Acne on face, shoulders, growth of facial hair. Hormone tests- normal. Abnormal cycle, testosterone high. Treatment?

i m suffering from terrible acne on my face and soulders for past 6 months and growth of facial hairs. The tests of hormones had also done,all the reports are normal but my ''testosterone" hormones are about 2.82(normal range for women is about 1.75) and my menstrual cycle is also not proper for past few months.i m taking medicines-"AZIWORK-500 , HYDRIL-25 , GINETTE 35".my age is 20 years. Pleaze suggest me what should i do ?
Asked On : Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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Hi thanks for writing here.It seems you have got acne due to hormonal imbalance,also there are chances you may have polycystic ovary ,get ultrasonography done for it,avoid junk foods,do regular exercise,loose your weight if you are overweight.As far as treatment is concerned continue with ginnete 35 since it will reduce your testosterone levels.You can apply clindac a gel along with cetaphil cleansing lotion for wash.You can go for chemical peel and laser treatment along with medicenes which will give you additional benifit and clear your acne .
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