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Katy's story

My acne started in my early twenties and has got progressively worse over the last seven years.  

It’s hormonal as I also have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).  

I tried all the regular skin care products but none of them improved my skin.  I also tried naturopathy, homeopathy and chinese herbs without any success.  

Finally, I’ve seen a dermatologist and found some hormonal treatments – a combination of the oral contraceptive pill and aldactone - that has had a positive effect.     

My advice to other people with acne is 'don't wait, see a dermatologist and get the right treatment early'.  

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