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How can I feel confident when I get pimples with PMS?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
One of the most common acne triggers in women is the menstrual cycle. You may notice breakouts that occur with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) a few days before your period begins. These pimples usually disappear when your period ends. While pimples during PMS can cause emotional distress, they are usually temporary. If you treat your skin condition quickly, the PMS pimples are rarely serious.

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