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Has Anyone Been To An Endocrinologist For Oily Skin?

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... I live in the UK = free healthcare ...

At least until the conservatives privatise the NHS...

I suggest we keep politics out of this forum. Talking about the state of our skin is miserable enough, I don't think we need politics to add to the misery huh.png

Anyway, Jsmithson, I have read a bunch of your posts over the past few months, some very interesting stuff, I might add, and I was wondering... Have you found a cure for your oily skin?

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... I live in the UK = free healthcare ...

At least until the conservatives privatise the NHS...

Oh yes, but I don't think this is suitable discussion for this forum. I only mentioned it because it was relevant to my experience, i.e. having these tests done costs me nothing, so I have no financial motive to avoid this test, which I think a lot of people in this topic feel like is a waste of time/money, when in reality, they might be saving themselves hassle in the long run...so what if it costs $500? I bet some of these people spend a lot more than that per year on cosmetics to control their oil production, ironically...I personally think medical opinion is almost always a worthwhile investment. I'm not saying you have got to have a hormone test, but visiting a doctor and see how open they are to prescribe you hormonal treatment without test might be worth it.

From my understanding of the US healthcare system, you can pick and choose your dermatologist anyway...just pick one that advocates hormonal treatment for acne, then you should get what you want.


Finished Tetralysal on 12/04/13

Quinoderm 10 once a week

Gedarel 30/150 as current treatment.


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No,but i can confidently say jojoba oil has reduced my oily skin almost completely.

Why would putting OIL on your skin make it less oily?? eusa_think.gif smile.png

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