All acne is caused by three things, 1. Black heads white heads 2. Excessive Oil production 3. Bacteria overgrowth. All three lead to inflammation, redness and pus…
|How do you know if your acne is hormonal based?
Causes of Hormonal Acne
How do I treat hormonal hormonal Acne
Let me explain…
This is a FDA approved pill for management of blood pressure and certain heart conditions. But dermatologist and endocrinologist ( or physicians who specialize in hormones ) have been using this medication for years to treat hormonal acne.
I’ve used Spironolactone for the past 5 years and have seen skin clear after a few weeks.
Spironolactone clear hormonal acne by blocking receptors on the oil gland and by decreasing testosterone level in the body. It also decreases the inflammation of pimple, so you see less red and pus. You need to take it for at least couple of weeks to see improvement and continue several months until we come up with a topical regimen that controls your acne. I recommend the Acne Control topical prescriptions available here at the clinic.
For resistant cases specialist will add oral contraceptives that has low androgenic effect ( or testosterone effect). Some doctors recommend you take a blood test for potassium after 1 month and 2 month and watch for temporary side effects such as breast tenderness and irregular cycle. The past 5 years I rarely see these side effects and believe Spironolactone is safer than most antibiotics people take to treat acne. Spironolactone is not recommended for males due to its feminizing effects.
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