Omg I Think I Found A Cure To My Facial Rednesshydrocortisone redness acne cortisone aha alpha hydroxy acid
Posted 15 April 2012 - 04:37 AM
However i have stopped taking tetralysal because I didn't see much difference and epiduo makes my skin extremelly red BUT i works, it dries all the active spots.
Bacically i have this redness next to my nose under my eyes both side ( i dont know the specific name for that area). This started 2 years ago, i believe its because of wind. When is cold that area of my skin will be RED, sometimes bright red. And i found out in summer it dismishes and dissapears, however it comes back in spring. I live in London, so yeah most of the time is cold here haha.
Basically going back to my GP 4 days ago, to see what was best for my acne, i mentioned that i had this redness on my neck, which i thhought it was an allergic reaction to epiduo. she then prescribed me an over-the-counter HYDROCORTISONE 1% cream.
i used on my neck and the redness dissapearred overnight. I then tried on that area that it is constantly red and SURPRISE its gone, i have never seen my skin this even in ageeeees!! ( i still have hiperpigmentation for my old spots) but i dont think hydrocortisone will work on those.
I'm so happy, i now dont have to worry waking up in the morning to go to school and my skin being red. I just don't want my skin to get used to it. so im going to try and use every 2 days or so, and i will keep you guys uptaded.
I extremelly reccomend you to at least give it a go with hydrocortisone if you have any facial redness.
I hope this topic helps you if you suffer from a similiar problem. keep me uptaded if it works for you guys too. also I'm happy to answer any question. ( i have been using hydrocortisone for 3 days, and on those areas i dont have any redness anymore).
Posted 16 April 2012 - 08:04 PM
Do you have any before or after pictures??
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Posted 01 August 2012 - 11:25 AM
Ive always had mild acne and Im a wonder with makeup so no-one ever really notices however, for the past 6 months it's been really bad. I invested in some really expensive products, Dermalogica MediBAC designed for adult acne, WHAT A MISTAKE! I am now covered in spots on my face, it is red raw and feels like I've been burnt. On Friday it got so bad I went to hospital and was prescribed Flucloxacillian 500mg tablets (4 times per day) to fight the infection and Fucidin H cream. I have since learnt by going to my doctor in FLOODS of tears yesterday that my eczema cream which is a strong steroid had caused Perioral Dermatitis on my face alongside the acne as no one told me about the long term use risks, therefore I had a major infection which has made my face swell and be bright red. I have been signed off work for 2 weeks pending a private appointment with a dermatologist within the next week. I have also been prescribed Tetracycline and two different Bactroban creams which I have to use 5 times a day that fight the bacteria. I have been told not to use Fucidin H cream as it is a steroid and will make things worse. I have been house bound for 5 days now, no confidence to leave the house, depressed, crying alot and refuse to show my painfully red face to the world. After reading reviews on here I think I am going to ask for a course of Roaccutane. I want an end to this for good. At the moment, I'm living in constant fear that this will never go and I am going to look this way forever. A bit dramatic I know but I just don't know what else to do.