Suffered acne for 18 years and tried everything wit no

Patient

Q: Suffered acne for 18 years and tried everything wit no success
currently 33 y/o excessive acne around jaw line and forehead
excessively oily t zone and scalp
losing hair - currently very thin around hairline
excess hair on chin and nipples
suspected hormone imbalance
testosterone 1.9 nmol/L
sex binding globulin 52 nmol/L
free androgen index 3.7 %
DHEAS 4.4 umol/L
free testosterone 7.1 pmol/L
fasting insulin 5 mU/L
zinc 14.9 umol/L

Symptoms:  Acne, hair loss, hair growth on chin and nipples
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