Jump to content
Sorry, I've only just seen your reply. :)Yes, I asked my doctor about the intolerance test when I noticed that pattern between what I was eating and when I was breaking out the most. I think he referred me to the hospital mainly because I kept annoying him about my acne and I didn't really have any other options to look at because he said he wouldn't refer me for Accutane because my acne wasn't severe or cystic.Still going well with the diet changes. I've had one notable breakout since mid-January and I kind of caused that myself. I certainly made things worse by picking, which I was still trying to get a handle on. I started to learn that I was most likely to pick whenever I was stressed, anxious or feeling insecure. I'd arranged to meet up with a girl at a concert that weekend and I get pretty anxious about it. I'm not really used to that kind of thing and I guess it was a bit too much. Maybe I'll learn how one day. Anyway, that triggered the picking and by the time the concert came around, I just didn't feel like going and I didn't like what I saw in the mirror. That was a bit of a learning curve as I'm starting to realise that I need to learn to better manage any situations which might trigger those feels and hopefully that will curb any urges to pick.Between avoiding the picking and paying attention to the intolerances, hopefully that will keep things mostly clear. I'm tapering off the Doxy now. Taking it every four or five days so the last lot of pills is probably going to last another month or so, then hopefully that decrease will mean my system won't freak out.I've taken Doxy a couple of time before, and Lymecycline, Oxytetracycline, and a few others. They're all along the same lines really so I'm hoping I can be done with them now.
Community Forum Software by IP.BoardLicensed to: Acne.org