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Hello all!

My wife has severe facial and upper back acne. She has tried lots of things to treat it but to no avail.

Most recently she was prescribed Spirolactone. This seems to be working well for her face but has inflamed her back even more so. She used to have regular period cycles but recently had 5 days of medium to heavy bleeding in the middle of her cycle. She has also been feeling more fatigued than usual and this doesn't help because she is works nightshifts.

She is thinking of discontinuing it as does not like the side effects but still wants to treat the acne.

Can anyone reccomend any other treatments? Her dermatologist said the next step would be accutane but I have heard horror stories about that and would rather she didn't take that!

Any advice most welcome!

Many thanks,


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