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I'm 40 and stopped taking the pill a year ago, after using it for some 20 years. Since then I have developed persistent, painful, cystic acne. My periods have also become very irregular and heavy. Could these problems be linked to quitting the pill? Could I have thyroid or ovarian problems?

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How can I get rid of my acne?updated: Mon May 03 2010 09:07:00

I would like to know how can I get rid of my acne. I have tried many creams but am allergic to Proactiv and benzoyl peroxide. At the moment, I am using tea tree oil, but it still has not been helping very well. Kindly help me please.

What can help the rosacea I've developed?updated: Wed Oct 07 2009 09:56:00

I am a 65-year-old nurse who has developed rosacea. I do not have the redness, only the itchy bumps on my face, which is so embarrassing. I have seen a dermatologist and I am now taking Oracea, which is 40 mg. of doxycycline, and using hydrocortisone cream. Very little is discussed about this, and I desperately need your expert advice. Is there anything more I can do? This is ruining my life. Thank you.

Take it easy on your skinupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 10:00:00

Overwashing, overapplying, and product overkill won't improve your skin. Rein in your regimen to get real results. Shia LaBeouf: Pimple Cream Led to Arrestupdated: Tue May 13 2008 16:55:00

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Skin care for every decade of lifeupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 09:03:00

For many of us, the way our skin looks in the morning dictates, like the weather, what kind of day we might have. We get out of bed, skip (or stagger) over to the mirror, and peer at our reflection as if we were peering out the window. What did the day blow in? A clear, calm complexion? A shower of breakouts? A mist of fine lines? A gloomy new cumulus of dark spots?

CNNMoney: FDA warns against buying Accutane onlineupdated: Thu Mar 29 2007 09:29:00

The FDA is warning people - especially pregnant women and girls - not to buy the acne treatment Accutane online because of its potentially dangerous side effects.

CNNMoney: Zits zapped for just $225?updated: Fri Aug 12 2005 07:24:00

Zits... pimples... whiteheads... if one of these has marred a date, interview or photograph, you may want to read on.

Money Magazine: RETIN-A updated: Thu Jun 01 1989 00:01:00

Our organization, which is composed entirely of clinical dermatologists, had occasion to critically review your article on ''The Selling of Retin-A'' (April). Over the past few years we have observ...

Money Magazine: The Selling of Retin-Aupdated: Sat Apr 01 1989 00:01:00

From the moment of birth, you begin to age. The changes are almost entirely internal and imperceptible. But by your twenties, the sun has probably left its first telltale marks on your most promine...

Money Magazine: Profile Top hat and tall talesupdated: Sat Apr 01 1989 00:01:00

Dr. Albert M. Kligman, the man who has probably done more than anyone to develop and promote Retin-A, says he's a witch doctor. ''A South African medical society put me in touch with a clan of witc...

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