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Posted by sal1917, 13 November 2013 · 133 views
accutane, pigmentation, red marks and 1 more...
Sooo I went to my final derm appointment one month ago and he said I was good to stop taking accutane. This made me very happy!! After 13 months of medication, almost 10 of them being accutane it actually feels like I'm forgetting something in the morning without the need of medication! My face is still extremely pigmented with a few dints.. They are fadi...


29 Weeks

Posted by sal1917, 03 August 2013 · 269 views

I go to China in 3 weeks,super excited.. I wonder how I'll go with all of my pills haha. So I still have 2 lumps under my kin, same places as the dermo thought they would 'go away them selves' ha.. that was almost 2 months ago now so I'm going to try and get back in before I travel. Im super happy as I can completely cover my redness now just with Cliniqu...


Six Months

Posted by sal1917, 09 June 2013 · 335 views
lemon juice, accutane and 1 more...
I remember when I first got put on accutane they said it would be for 6 months. Well happy six months, if all went well I would now be done. I had my last appointment about 2 weeks, had another injection into my check, darn thing is persistent. I am back on antibiotics, E-Mycin these ones are called and they are suppose to stop the bacteria that is causin...


Week 21 (5 Months)

Posted by sal1917, 08 May 2013 · 346 views

OK. Not much has changed. No new dots. Just the same lumps near my nose that will most likely get injected in 3 weeks when i have my next appointment, I have never been so excited to get stabbed in the face!!I am still on 20mg of Accutane a day.. they said I still have another 7 months to go, finishing up in Dec. A whole year! arg. But it has gone quick....


Week 14Ish Cortisone Shots

Posted by sal1917, 24 March 2013 · 408 views

So its about 9 days since I had the injections in my face and wow, the swelling has completely goneand my cheek is flat for the first time since september hooray! now i can cover the red marks easily as theyare not all gross and bumpy. I wish I got one in my chin too cause it is still a big lump, Ill be back in 7 weeksso I might ask then if it is not gone...


Month 3 (Week 13)

Posted by sal1917, 15 March 2013 · 685 views
cortisone, accuatne, cyst
Hello,I had my first cortisone injections yesterday, as well as a shit load of squeezing or pressure or just ouch that made me sooo dizzy. I looked in the mirrow afterwards and my face was white and bloody. Today the swelling has gone in half I suppose, which is really good as this thing on my cheek was massive and hurt so much. I think it might keep...


Week 12Ish

Posted by sal1917, 03 March 2013 · 382 views

hello,So I am still on the cortisone and it has helped alot, might not need those face injections next week! that would make me happy. I have stopped using Epiduo (it was amazing) just don't need it any more. annddd apart from those deep bumps the rest of my face is completely free of any dots. It still looks like hell from all the pigmentation but i...


Week 10

Posted by sal1917, 15 February 2013 · 440 views

Okie DokieI kind of forgot last week, but no real changes to report any how!I went and saw the dermo yesterday for the first time since starting (accutane) and they actually apologised for not putting me on prednisolone at the start- said no way it would of gotten this bad and swollen! (thanks guys).  So I left with a script for that and the sad...


Week 8

Posted by sal1917, 31 January 2013 · 256 views

so ill call this week- all my hair is falling out week. fine up till now then BAM!! hair every where, clogging the sink,car seat head rest is hairy, brush full.. i dont want to be a bald person haha. im hoping it doesnt get much worsebecause i think i would rather a few dots then no hair..any way. face is pretty much the same, massive thing on my chi...


Week 7

Posted by sal1917, 24 January 2013 · 248 views

No news reallllllly. I think my eyes are getting a bit dry but eyedrops fix that right up, also alot of dryness around my eyes
and nose. But all good with moisturiser. I got  a new night time moisturiser for the parts of my face that are clearer, still sticking with the cetaphil for the red parts, not really sure I trust the new one yet! I have totally...






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