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Androgen levels?
Mar 5, 2007
... and its supposed to have a high androgen level, but be good for your skin...which is confusing, if high levels CAUSE acne...anyone? ... (1 replies)
NuvoRing???
Sep 24, 2006
... I really hated Alesse too. I was on it a few years ago and it made me so depressed and anxious. Also, I had trouble sleeping, and I just cried at EVERYTHING! ... (4 replies)
... phasic and it had cleared my skin up and when I was on Alesse which is also mono my skin was clear too. ... (7 replies)

... My skin has changed with every BCP I've been on. When I was on Ortho Tri Cyclen it was a miracle for my skin. I never had a blemish or breakout the whole time I was on it. Then, when I went on Kariva, I got some acne but not bad. ... (2 replies)
... cyclen for your acne. ... (11 replies)
Ortho-Cyclen LO
May 22, 2003
... i am on otc lo and the androgenic level is supposed to be low compared to alesse and others that have higher levels that will (i speak from experience) cause acne, hair is weird places like your abdomen, if you are at all sensitive to androgens. So far I am in week 3 of ortho tri cyclen lo and am having a little bit of a break out, but not like on other pills, and my body is... (6 replies)
Ortho-Cyclen LO
May 22, 2003
... i am on otc lo and the androgenic level is supposed to be low compared to alesse and others that have higher levels that will (i speak from experience) cause acne, hair is weird places like your abdomen, if you are at all sensitive to androgens. So far I am in week 3 of ortho tri cyclen lo and am having a little bit of a break out, but not like on other pills, and my body is... (6 replies)
... eight gain or breast growth are 'hit or miss' side effects with the pill, meaning that they happen to some women and not others. From what I've read, generally, acne usually happens on the higher androgen pills like Alesse. These pills aren't really good for the skin or the hair. ... (4 replies)
... I was only on depo for about 9 months (loved the no period thing as well! wish I could have stayed on it but it gave me such horrible cystic acne!) When I went off of it I went on the Ortho Evra patch. I had no problems adjusting to the patch and my period was pretty normal. However since you've been on it so long there is always the chance of spotting and such during the... (3 replies)
... i am currently on ortho tri cyclen lo and i love it. i havent gain any weight, my acne is much better, and no cramps or anything like that. i really haven't noticed any changes since ive been on it in july. ... (7 replies)
... It is not fair and it is a constant struggle! I was on Alesse from about 2002 to 2004 and I gained 25 lbs. Went from a size 6 to a size 12! It was terrible and I was miserable! ... (81 replies)
... The weight was like cement so I got off of it for 3 months and lost all my weight and then some! Other than the weight gain I did notice major food cravings. ... (8 replies)
... effective in preventing pregnancy when used as a sole means of contraception and used as directed. As for side effects, every woman reacts differently to every pill. ... (8 replies)
... Unfortunately there is no right answer for you, until you find it. I have heard that the lower dose estrogen pills help. ... (3 replies)
... I started breaking out horribly and decided to go back on OTC. I gained 10 lbs...but it cleared my face. It worked wonders for me... ... (34 replies)
... Hello. The pill is called Loette. And it is marketed as Alesse in the US. ... (4 replies)
What Type????
Jul 9, 2008
... Pills high in androgens, such as Loestrin or Alesse, can be bad for the skin and the hair. ... (1 replies)
... Well, I've been to the doctor on and off for several years. I would like others' opinions on this, with maybe some advice. Hopefully not biased. ... (0 replies)
... and I had PMS symptoms the whole month. bloaty, hormonal acne, horrendously tender breasts, breakthrough bleeding for more than 2 weeks, then early bleeding before I even got onto the sugar pills. ... (1 replies)
Diane 35
Apr 3, 2006
... s too and was concerned. I just started my first pill of Diane 35 today. I think the risks are still really low but higher then other bc pills. I do not have any acne at all but my dr had a few freebies for me to try them out. ... (4 replies)




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