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  1. Basically what the title says. Does Accutane cause PCOS? Has anyone developed PCOS after taking accutane? Or is PCOS caused by birth control? Is there a link of Accutane to PCOS?
  2. Well after months of getting off BP and breaking out in severe cystic acne, I went to see an endocrinologist in January to figure out the problem. After months of tests, labs, bloodwork. A cat scan showed I have a tumor on my adrenal gland causing my body to produce too much cortisol which causes cushing's syndrome. condition is very rare it only affects 2 in a million people. And because of excess cortisol it is causing the acne since tests shows I have normal estrogen/ testosterone/ androgen l
  3. So I am currently being tested at a teaching hospital. I've always struggled with acne, but mainly when I hit around 18 ish. I'm 24 now. It's only gotten worse and now it's moderate, sometimes severe. I was just diagnosed with Nonclassic congenital adrenal hyperplasia. To make a long story short, a hormone called 17-Hydroxypregnenolone, a sex steroid hormone, was extremely high. it means you lack the enzyme to efficiently process the hormones coming from the adrenal glands. Also, please understa
  4. So I found out after all these YEARS what has cause my acne and it was something called adrenal hyperplasia. It may not be the case for everyone but get checked for it! I'm on meds and they cured the issue it's called glucocorticoids ( like cortef, which is like cortisol ) and it lowers my androgens cuz I can't make cortisol properly I'm so happy! If you can't make cortisol correctly then you dump out the hormones before they fully convert to cortisol ( the male androgens ) and it can cause acne
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