Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
chococat123

Topical Meds. for Hormonal Acne

Hey guys,

I've suffered w/ acne for years. Now I am in my 20s, and I have come to the conclusion that I have hormonal acne. A couple weeks before my menustral cycle, I get horrible breakouts around my chin area. And throughout the month, I have a least one or two cysic zits on my chin.

For years, I have been taking topcial medications and oral antibiotics. I stopped the oral meds a couple of years ago to cleanse my body. For the past year, I am takin Retin-A at night and clindamycin during the day. Since my acne is hormonal, do you really think taking these topical meds will make a difference vs. over the counter ones (ex. clearsil or spot treatments)?

My mentality is that my skin has endured years of harsh meds-oral and topical and I want to try to stray away from that.

Any advice would be appreciated!! :)

Thanks!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I tried putting Duac on this huge cyst, and it seems to have gotten worse....i believe it's 100% hormonal, and nothing i do topically seems to be helping to reduce the size...though some oil of oregano is helping a whitehead to come to the surface.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes


×