When I bend over, my face turns bright red..
Posted 20 February 2008 - 02:54 AM
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Posted 20 February 2008 - 11:40 PM
I was just interested in the brushing teeth thing really because thats when I really notice my face is a beetroot heh, luckily it subsides a few minutes later.
How much is IPL going to cost ya? I hope that if you get it it works out for ya because if it does that's what I'll be getting lol.
Posted 27 February 2008 - 12:45 AM
Been there done that. The flushing and redness in the face has subsided over the past year for me since I've been off accutane, but I went through a period there where any sort of activity that increased blood pressure or blood flow to the face would result in me getting bright red.
...that included exercise, bending over, wearing a tight belt, etc.
The redness and flushing happens to everyone when blood flow to the face is increased in the instances I mentioned above, but accutane makes it much worse.
Also...I read a stickied post upon returning to these forums today about accutane and rosacea, and the poster said that these experiences we speak of are uncommon and 'anecdotal.' This irks me, because I have talked with many ex-accutane users that complain of redness and flushing persisting even after the medication was stopped. Hardly uncommon in my opinion...I'd say a majority (anywhere from 50-90%) of accutane users experience rosacea-like symptoms of flushing during or after treatment.
Sorry for the digression there, but it came to mind when reading this post and I felt like commenting, because this is yet another case amongst many involving ex-accutane users experiencing excessive redness and flushing.
Posted 10 March 2008 - 10:49 PM
Posted 10 March 2008 - 10:59 PM
I usually bend at the knees now then from the back, I bend like I am wearing a skirt. It does help prevent facial redness.
Posted 12 March 2008 - 12:31 AM
Thanks for the suggestions deadbeat, I will look into getting some grapeseed as a supplement and see how it goes, at the moment I have got good results from following a rosacea diet which limits carbs to 20g/day and 0 sugar. I don't know why, but its something to do with yeasts/bacteria in the gut causing inflammation.