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  1. Hey everyone, I've been getting horrible cysts and nodules every month before my period. I've been on Ortho Tri-Cyclen for a few years now, at least three, and I'm finally fed up with my intense breakouts before my period every month. I've read that being on a monophasic pill, i.e. Ortho Cyclen can really help. So I've made the switch to Sprintec, the generic of Ortho Cyclen. I've read a ton of horror stories. I did well on Yaz but was nervous about blood clots so I switched. I was o
  2. *Jump to paragraph 3 if you want to read about acne backslide after I switched birth control. * I've been having pretty bad acne since the age of 14. I'm now 21. Between 14 and 19, I did not do anything to treat my skin problem, simply because my mom would not let me - she thought that my acnes would go away on their own when I grew older. However, all hell broke loose after I started college. I could not leave my room without makeup in my freshman year. I could not stand looking at my face in
  3. Hey guys, I am so grateful that there is a place like this where I can go to get some type of relief. I have always had blemishes here and there and when I was 23 had a three month long outbreak that nearly killed me. I was depressed, loosing weight and not leaving my house. Now at 26 I went for three years with fairly clear skin. YAZ and Sulfur antibiotics helped to clear me up pretty quickly. After about a year some smaller breakouts would occur so I stopped with the antibiotics and birth cont
  4. Hey ladies! I've been trolling around looking for everyone's experiences on the birth control pill ortho cyclen. i just switched over to this pill from loestrin. did it help your skin? did you have an initial breakout? any other symptoms? anything you can share would be great!
  5. I had been on Mononessa for one year and a half. It cured my severe hormonal acne within a year, and my skin looked flawless for another six months. However, everything changed after I switched my birth control brand at the beginning of the year due to my break-up. The new pharmacy I found did not offer Mononessa, so I had to take Sprintec instead. I did not think twice, because they have the same active ingredients. How foolish I was! Especially for a chemistry student. I started notice minor b