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  1. Hi! I just created this log to see how my acne behaves and maybe help other people who have the same doubts about this type of birth control pill. I have moderate acne and I've tried to control it with natural things. I started taking them on April 10, they are called Gynorelle but are almost the same as Belara* and they have 2mg Chlormadidone acetate + 0.02mg Ethynilestradiol. The Chlormadidone Acetate is the antiandrogenic component and there's 24 active pills and 4 placebos. I'll post u
  2. Hey guys, I've been doing a ton of research the past few days, including from my textbooks (I'm in medical school) and I think I've figured out my problem. Last winter, I took Next Choice/Plan B pill (levonorgestrel mega-dose) two times. I was also briefly on Alesse a few months back (same thing in lower doses) and I also had to take an oral steroid for bad poison ivy. I was also under a LOT of stress and had some digestive problems during the same time. A mess, I know, you'd think a med
  3. MuchoKaren

    Acne Caused By Birth Control

    One year ago, when I was 19, I went to Planned Parenthood for birth control pills (as a contraceptive, not for acne). I was given Aubra, the generic for Alesse, which is known as one of the worst birth control pills for those with acne-prone skin (of course I didn't know this at the time!) Keep in mind, my skin was totally 100% acne free for about 2 years before I started Aubra. I took Aubra for about 4 months (mid-July to mid-October) and had no new acne at all in this time frame. I then st
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