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Epiduo Week 3,4,& 5 Update

Posted by KaterinaP, 10 April 2014 · 294 views

At the start of week 3 my skin was looking a little bit better than it did when I first started Epiduo. By the 3rd day into week 3 all hell broke loose on my face. I think I finally got the bad part of the initial breakout. My whole face was covered in acne, a few pimples were cystic, and they took a while to come to a head. I had about 13 active pimples...


Epiduo Week 2

Posted by KaterinaP, 21 March 2014 · 276 views
epiduo, tactuo, acne and 6 more...
My experience with Epiduo is going well so far. Going into week 2 my face was really red and very sensitive to almost anything. I had to keep manually exfoliating my face with my fingers in the shower because of the peeling and how dry it became. Also it didn't matter how long I waited after washing my face, the epiduo burned after I applied it and contin...


Epiduo Week 1

Posted by KaterinaP, 13 March 2014 · 435 views
acne, epiduo, blemishes, marks and 6 more...
I just went to a new derm a week ago and she prescribed me Epiduo. Everyday I wash with Loreal sensitive skin, non-medicated wash and at night I apply a pea sized amount of Epiduo. I have Ulcerative Colitis so unfortunately I am unable to take any oral meds because of the condition of my UC.
 
Before I started Epiduo my entire face was broken out. Th...


New Derm=New Routine. Any Advice With Epiduo?

Posted by KaterinaP, 10 March 2014 · 306 views
acne, sensitive skin, blemishes and 7 more...
I am kind of bummed because I am on spring break from college right now. I am hiding in my apartment because of how bad my skin looks. I am too embarrased for my friends to see how bad my skin looks without makeup....so no pool time or beach time for me this spring break. :(
 
So I finally decided to go to a new dermatologist last Thursday. My last o...


What Can I Do Or Use!? Please Help!

Posted by KaterinaP, 26 January 2014 · 341 views
ulcerative colitis, colitis and 8 more...
I am just really irritated and so depressed at this point. http://www.acne.org/...default/cry.gif   I have been on retinoids for 7 months now and I have not noticed a change in my acne. I have tried over the counter products, derm products including: Differin 0.3%, Avar cleanser, Clindamycin 1% Solution, Clindam...


What Is My Next Step? Suggestions?

Posted by KaterinaP, 12 January 2014 · 252 views
tazorac, retin-a, differin and 7 more...
CAN SOMEONE PLEASE GIVE ME SOME GUIDANCE OR SUGGESTIONS?? http://www.acne.org/...fault/angry.png
 
I am really frustrated at this point. Since going to the derm on July 15th 2013 I have had no results in my acne. I wouldn't consider it severe, maybe moderately severe. I break out every single day, usually one or t...