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Can acne cause infertility ?

i had a myom aopearation in 2007 and ahve cyst acne on my face with scars and i was never pregnant can this acne cause infertility and how can i go about getting pregnant
Thu, 2 Feb 2012
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hi
acne does not lead to infertility
so dont worry about it
some medicine are there which should not be taken if u planning for pregnancy
like isotretinoin and retinoid drugs
for pregnancy .better to consult gynecologist
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