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my friend has just gone on the pill for her acne. i think it's a special type, that people take to limit sebum formed and if they have excess facial hair. it's not supposed to be taken solely as contraception, it's especially for acne i think.

has anybody taken it and been successful? i'm thinking of bringing it up with my doctor because having lighter periods would be a nice side effect too!

the bad thing is that there are other side effects and i used to get migraine every once in a while. it says that it might aggrevate migraine and depression, which is bad for me since both of those things are in my family.

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my friend has just gone on the pill for her acne. i think it's a special type, that people take to limit sebum formed and if they have excess facial hair. it's not supposed to be taken solely as contraception, it's especially for acne i think.

has anybody taken it and been successful? i'm thinking of bringing it up with my doctor because having lighter periods would be a nice side effect too!

the bad thing is that there are other side effects and i used to get migraine every once in a while. it says that it might aggrevate migraine and depression, which is bad for me since both of those things are in my family.

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I hear alot about bc pills. holly?, I tried ortho but it didn`t help me at all. I hear good stuff about Yasmin, but have yet to try it. I also tried Diane-35, but didn`t really help either. Maybe I just had bad luck wit em when it comes to acne sad.gif, but this site did mention yasmin alot when I first came on. Too bad you don`t know the exact name: it`s a bc that is specifically for acne? never heard of it, try and find out for us if you can! maybe it`s new or something. :think:

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I hear alot about bc pills.  holly?, I tried ortho but it didn`t help me at all. I hear good stuff about Yasmin, but have yet to try it. I also tried Diane-35, but didn`t really help either. Maybe I just had bad luck wit em when it comes to acne sad.gif, but this site did mention yasmin alot when I first came on.  Too bad you don`t know the exact name: it`s a bc that is specifically for acne? never heard of it, try and find out for us if you can! maybe it`s new or something.  :think:

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A friend of mine was on Yasmine. Her already large boobs grew about another cup size or two... so, if that's something you're interested in... I'm on ortho tri-lo. although they haven't done tests to see if it helps with acne, what blemishes i had left after years of fighting with ance have basically disapeared. i guess the two could be unrelated, but i don't think so. i havne't had any side affects. good luck!

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I don't know what your situation with your skin is, but my acne has never been severe.  It has been mild to moderate off and on for many years.  I can't remember the last time it was completely clear.  If you have severe acne, it may not help you; I'm not sure.

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I'm on my fourth month of Yasmin, and I have also seen some wonderful improvements. Aside from not having CONSTANTLY sore breasts, severe cramps and migraines, much of my acne has also disappeared which is very very nice. I hardly wear makeup anymore. Sure, my acne was mild to begin with, and I still usually have about one or two pimples at one time, all the time, but... I'll take that over a face full of zits any day. smile.gif *knocks on wood*

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I'm on my fourth month of Yasmin, and I have also seen some wonderful improvements. Aside from not having CONSTANTLY sore breasts, severe cramps and migraines, much of my acne has also disappeared which is very very nice. I hardly wear makeup anymore. Sure, my acne was mild to begin with, and I still usually have about one or two pimples at one time, all the time, but... I'll take that over a face full of zits any day. smile.gif *knocks on wood*

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does yasmin give you bigger boobs too? if it did, then that would be my dream pill! no more headaches, spots, cramps, double a cups!

well i guess it's different for everybody but it does seem very good.

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I take Diane-35 and it works awesome! I had severe acne and now my skin is almost completely clear. It did take a couple months to notice any difference though. I think ive been taking it for about a year now. Good Luck!

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guys just wondering.... do these pills help for all types of acne? cystic? ... i think i have scars.. but i have these bumps in my face *which don't hurt* where previous acne was... i dunno if it's one of those raised scar.. or active acne.. my derma tried to put me on accutane.. but suggested taking the pill first for 2 months.. first.

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I'm currently on Estrostep FE and it has helped a lot. I have been on it since April and was pretty much clear by the end of May. My skin doesnt produce as much oil anymore and no side effects so far.

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