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Combined OCs remain a good choice for teen acne

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MINNEAPOLIS – Whether a young female patient has a refractory flare of inflammatory acne, or has a condition that can predispose to androgen excess, using a hormonal approach can be an effective management tool for controlling adolescent acne. During a presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric …

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How to use spironolactone safely for acne

Dr. Julie Harper of the University of Alabama in Birmingham

SAN FRANCISCO – The room was packed for a talk about spironolactone and acne at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. Several dozen people were turned away at the door because there weren’t any seats left. Dermatologists have heard that the drug is a good option for …

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