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Day 16

Posted by lovesam101289, 12 July 2013 · 494 views

Hey guys,  just wanted to let you guys know how I've been doing on Accutane. I'm so happy with the results so far, I know that sounds weird, but I have seen a difference in my skin. I know that so crazy, people have told me that they didn’t see results until the third month, but for me that isn't the case. Yes I still have my cystic acne, but they are less red and angry looking.  The dryness of my skin hasn’t really changed but I have kept the flakiness at bay with a good moisturizer and plenty of water. I'm still on only half my recommended dose (40mg once a day instead of twice a day). I won’t be going on the full dose until next month, I don’t know how that will affect my symptoms, but we shall see.   Right now, dryness is the only real symptom that I notice.  I did have slight headaches the first week, but those are gone (knock on wood).  I haven't had any nose bleeds( thank goodness) and I hope it stays that way. 
Since I'm been pretty dry, I have made the switch to wearing my glasses for the majority of the day, I now only wear my contacts when I go to the gym or when I'm going out some wear where glasses are not practical, like the water park or going to a bar/club. Yes I know you can wear glasses to those places, but I personally don't like that look for myself. 
I have my derm appointment at the end of this month, I'm excited about that for sure. I will admit that I thought I would have a terrible time with Accutane, but so far so good, here's to hoping that doesn’t change!  Talk to you guys later:)

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