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After First Month Of Metformin

Posted by Graciemeow, 13 October 2013 · 408 views
acne, acne treatments, pcos and 4 more...
Have been on Metformin for one month now. I was prescribed it by my endocrinologist as I was diagnosed with P.C.O.S and my acne is hormonal and tends to flare before I get my period (only when it is late. regular periods see my skin improve massivley - therefore, if my periods can be regulated hopefully so can my skin).
Metformin works by treating the ins...


Roaccutane/accutane - Pros And Cons

Posted by Graciemeow, 07 October 2013 · 614 views
accutane, roaccutane, acne and 3 more...
Hello!
So I decided to do a useful post after moaning and sinking deeper into depression about my skin and I've been doing a lot of thinking over the past few weeks and seeing my endocrinologist etc..
For anyone currently on/considering/reconsidering roaccutane a.k.a accutane, here is a list of my pros and cons after two courses.
 
PROS.
 
1) IT...


When Do I Get A Break

Posted by Graciemeow, 05 October 2013 · 202 views
acne, metformin, accutane and 2 more...
I have been on Metformin for three weeks now and I just don't feel like it is helping at all. If anything I feel like it is making my skin worse - it feels oily and disgusting I have smaller spots all over my face where I don't usually get any and my acne is red flared faded and disgusting. I can't handle looking in a mirror. I don't recognise myself. I'm...





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