It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Acne Message Board

Yasmin breakout........?? Please help..

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-26-2003, 04:26 PM   #1
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: utica, IL 61373
Posts: 478
laur HB User
Post Yasmin breakout........?? Please help..

I have been on yasmin for 17 days....I was really seeing my skin get better and now in the last few days ...boom! It seems like the tiny ones that have been under my skin and never dome out are all emerging as oil filled tiny an army!!
The only other things I use in Glycolic acid facial wash (4 years) and jojoba oil sparingly to moisturize (3 weeks).
Question- does the yasmin or jojoba oil do this? Is this an initial breakout from the yasmin? My breasts are now tender (about 4 days). so does that mean it is just now in my system?? I read where it can actually cause can this be if it is supposed to block all that junk??? I won't be taking the placebo pills but will rather go on to another pack right after this one in 4 days. Anyone else have problems with this? How can I look like I'm clearing and then start breaking out in all the same old places again??


Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 01-26-2003, 09:21 PM   #2
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Toronto
Posts: 83
heartsicle HB User

Dear Laur,

All I can suggest to you is to keep on going with the Yasmin. When you start taking a new birth control, your body needs time to adjust its hormone levels/fluctuations with the set hormone levels/fluctuations of your pill. For some women, their bodies adjust easily, and they won't have an initial breakout. For others, they will. You just have to get through this hurdle. It may go away next week, or it may stick around for a few more cycles. Give your body more credit, and let it get used to the hormones. I am sure you will do fine. Also; I don't believe jojoba oil causes break-outs. I've read it's supposed to mimic your bodies natural sebum. Most initial break-outs are a result of a medication "bringing out" all the zits that are under your skin, that would've normally popped out gradually, instead of all at the same time.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Initial breakout on Yasmin.. Sable Acne 2 01-30-2011 08:43 AM
Yasmin Advice Please... KrissC. Acne 16 11-12-2007 11:08 AM
Yasmin For acne? BellaPc Acne 10 12-10-2006 09:51 PM
yasmin cici89 Acne 5 09-10-2006 08:53 AM
Switch from regular Ortho Tri-Cyclen to Yasmin with success? LauraOSU05 Acne 28 03-03-2006 03:33 PM
Initial Breakout Yasmin??? Mic1980 Acne 4 06-15-2004 08:52 PM
Finally getting Yasmin tomorrow! ava_28 Acne 27 03-09-2004 04:14 PM
Has anyone had the "intial breakout" with Yasmin that lasted MORE than a month? knut Acne 61 12-04-2003 10:49 PM
Yasmin and the neck nasties colleenredmond Acne 3 09-24-2003 04:38 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:37 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!