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What is the best birth control pill that I can take that can also help with acne.

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Most birth control pills will help acne to improve.  The pills that are more estrogenic work best, including Brevicon, Modicon, Mircette, Ortho Cyclen, and Yasmin.  There are 3 pills that the FDA has approved for the treatment of acne:  Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrostep and Yaz.  But as I said, most combined pills will improve acne.

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