im a 28 year old woman, and i keep getting spots on my chin. they start off really itchy, then either develop into large spots or blister into tiny ones. ive tried everything including anti- biotics from doctors and all sorts of creams. is it acne? am i allergic to something? tests show my hormones are fine. would the pill sort this problem. pleeasse give me advice?
Even though your androgen (male hormone) levels are normal, you may be especially sensitive to their effects. Spots on the chin can be Peri-oral dermatitis. Taking an anti-androgen contraceptive pill such as Dianette (Diane35 in the USA) with oxytetracycline will clear this. Use a condom during this time as there is a theoretical risk of tetracyclines lessening the contraceptive properties of the pill. Loiloi xx
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