I am 19 and have been using clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide cre

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Q: I am 19 and have been using clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide cream for the last 3 years on my face for acne. I have begun to grow facial hair on my chin, neck, and sideburns, but barely any grows on my cheeks. I wanted to ask could this acne medication be affecting my facial hair growth, or is this pattern of hair growth normal and unrelated to the acne cream?

Symptoms:  Slow facial hair development
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