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For past 6 months I have been getting acne on my chin

Patient: For past 6 months I have been getting acne on my chin,they come in the middle of my period cycle and as soon as I get my period they go away.they have left many scars on my chin.How can I get rid of them?I can’t go on birth control pills as I am trying to concieve.

 

 

Doctor: Hello. Thanks for your health query on ATD.Few acne lesions before periods are common in many women. To control it t ry to take less salt in mid-cycle. Also, use salicylic acid cleansers to wash the face daily.Hope it will help you.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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