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I suddenly have a very oily scalp (never a problem in the past), along with red bumps on my scalp. The bumps came first, followed by more oil. I recently got off Birth Control after being on it for 10+ years. Is there a supplement I could take to prevent breakouts in place of birth control? Do you think this could be the cause? Thanks.
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hi

you may be right about the whole thing being related to the birth control pills,they are known to cause a transient hormonal imbalance when withdrawn suddenly.

more than a supplement,it will be more prudent just to wait it out.you are 34 and have a long reproductive life ahead.meanwhile,just wash your hair more often,and do not expose it to direct sunlight.

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