For FemalesFemale Acne
Facts about female acne are explored. Premenstrual acne, pregnancy, hormonal treatment (spironolactone, cyproterone acetate). Reviews & Support.
PregnancyDoes Pregnancy Cause Acne?
The hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy normally lead to clearer skin. However, especially during the third trimester, an acne flare may occur. If you do experience acne during pregnancy, be sure to speak with your doctor before using any medications.
For FemalesMenopause and Acne
The hormonal changes in menopause can, in rare instances, cause an increase in acne symptoms. Acne after menopause is very rare, and if you see acne flaring up after menopause, be certain to consult a physician to rule out underlying medical issues.
For FemalesPremenstrual Acne
Acne in women tends to flare in the premenstrual window, approximately 7-10 days prior to menstruation. This is likely primarily due to the fluctuation of hormones. It can be kept in check with proper acne treatment, and/or oral contraceptives.