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Acne and alesse
Nov 17, 2012
... Then my mom came to visit me here and I showed her how my skin was going crazy. I thought maybe it was from smoking so I quit but that didn't seem to help. ... (0 replies)
... I've never been on Alesse. However, I have read that it's very androgenous and not good for the skin. I would try something like Femcon FE (used to be called Ovcon 35) or Brevicon instead if I were you. I've been on Ovcon and Brevicon and they weren't bad on my skin. (2 replies)
... I am just starting my 3rd week of Alesse, my doctor has prescribed me this to help with my skin. Since taking it I feel like I am always hungry, and I hate it! I just lot weight and I dont want to gain it all back (unless it all goes to my boobs hah) also, I have alot of headaches, minor but irritating none the less. Since reading all of these boards Im becoming more and... (2 replies)

... I was on the "real" Alesse for three years, with no side effects. ... (14 replies)
... Not all pills are good for the skin or hair. In general, pills with a higher androgen index, like Alesse, aren't good for the skin or the hair. Androgens are male hormones and some women don't do well with them at all. ... (2 replies)
... I thought the pill was supposed to get RID of acne! I've been on alesse for about 9 days now, and my acne is getting worse. Not just that, but i've noticed my skin and hair have been getting alot more oily then normal. Its only been like this for a few days but i feel disgusting. ... (2 replies)
... I was on Alesse for 2 years and it was great as far as my skin and my sex drive but I gained like 25 lbs. while I was on it! ... (1 replies)
... ALesse caused my acne problem. I hate that pill. My skin is still not the same. ... (4 replies)
... It is effective after 7 days of perfect use. Many professionals say that it takes a month to become effective so that the woman gets used to taking the pill regularly before relying solely on it for pregnancy protection. This is explained in your package insert that came with your pills. It can take several cycles for your periods and cramps to lighten. Most women find... (2 replies)
... Someone told me the BC Pill is effective after 14 days of use. I had thought it was after one full pack of pills. Can anyone clarify? Also - How long before the (hopefully) positive effects of the pill begin, such as less cramping, lighter periods, clearer skin, etc??? I realize these may NOT occur, but if they do - about how long does it usually take? Thank you very... (2 replies)
Alesse
Sep 20, 2005
... I started taking alesse (I use to take tryphasil but my curent gyno put my on this one after my baby). The first pack: I started my period on the second week all the way to the end of the no active pills. The second pack: I started my period in the middle of the second week all the way through again. The third pack: just started it on sunday. I have no other complication... (2 replies)
... Hi, I'm getting ready to start Alesse too! ... (1 replies)
... for my period to come so i can take it. I just want to know what are the regular symptoms and maybe i can catch on to it. I really want a BC that will make my skin clear...but i heard that Alesse is not known to do that. But lets just see.... thank you everyone for commenting. ... (1 replies)
... acne, there is no way to tell for sure since you're using ProActive. The ProActive could be the culprit that's aggravating your skin, or it could be the pill. Alesse isn't approved by the FDA for treatment of acne, but all brands of birth control have the potential to treat acne. Again, consult with your physician. ... (3 replies)
... but I am not so sure since I also started using Proactive Solution, so I thought maybe that may be causing the outbreaks really bad, since they told me that my skin will get worse before it gets better. I am still holding out to see if it starts to clear up with the Alesse. I read somewhere that it is suppose to help acne. ... (3 replies)
Alesse Symptoms
Sep 5, 2005
... That's funny, I just started Alesse two weeks ago and I've had a significant appitite decrease too. I didn't associate it with the pill until I read your post. ... (6 replies)
... Well my experience with Alesse was good and bad. I was on it for about 3 years and had totally flawless skin but I had no sex drive and I gained about 25 lbs. ... (3 replies)
... week I had it in, and then I'm on my off week now, and I'm broken out, buut I think the hormones will be more sustained in a few months, it totally cleared up my skin when I was on it before and no problem with sex drive. Good luck. ... (3 replies)
... specifically in the skin and sex dept. ... (3 replies)
... ng. I got breakouts ALL over my back and chest too from Alesse. And I totally know what you mean about your back hurting from the breakouts. I think it's because Alesse has androgens or something in it and I guess it makes some people's skin good but other's really bad. So glad I got off of it. I feel so sick to my stomach. ... (3 replies)


Associated Tags: acne, alesse, birth control issues, cystic acne, yasmin

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