Posted 12 September 2013 - 06:14 PM
Posted 12 September 2013 - 09:00 PM
Many women have cleared completely with spironolactone (I am one of them), without having to change their diet.
It is a fairly mild anti-androgen drug that mutes the effects of testosterone (which creates the acne).
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HOW I STAY 100% CLEAR:
Spironolactone (anti-androgen drug)
Betaine HCL with each meal
Avoiding silicones and occlusives in skin/hair products
Posted 13 September 2013 - 08:29 AM
When i was on spiro i could eat everything i wanted. Dairy, sweets, grains everything with no problem at all. However i think that this won't be his/her first suggestion. I believe he will try first topicals and only if they don't help he will consider oral treatments.
Edited by maria199, 13 September 2013 - 08:30 AM.
What clears my acne:
Spironolactone 100 mg + limiting dairy
indoxyl (duac) gel + aha + baby brush for comedones.
Posted 13 September 2013 - 04:15 PM
The Derm will probably get you to try a topical such as Differin or Duac + maybe an antiobiotic.
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