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My Person Acne Experience With Doxycycline (100Mg), Clindaymycin Phosphate, And Tretinoin Cream.

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Hello, I'm 14/male and I have moderate to severe acne. I've had it for about two years. I went to a dermatologist and they prescribed me Doxycycline capsules of 100MG, Clindamycin Phosphate Topical Solution, USP Pledget 1%, and Tretinoin Cream. I took the Doxycycline for about a week and felt extremely depressed. In the middle of the night, I realized I forgot to take the Doxycycline, so I got up and took it, then lied down for bed. BIG MISTAKE. Never, ever, ever take Doxycycline and then lie down right after. I got acid erosion in my esophagus and esophagitus. It was extremely painful to swallow, eat, drink, even yawn. I went back to the dermatologist and she told me to stop taking the pill but to keep using the cream and pledgets. My skin has not changed at all. It started to get better after I took the Doxycycline, but now it's just back to the disgusting red mess it used to be. The cream gave me extremely dry skin so I have to use a lot of lotion, and the pads are fine.

This is my daily routine for clearing acne:

Morning:

Awaken, take a shower, wash my face with dove soap, dry face, then apply Clindamycin Phosphate pledget. Apply lotion.

Night:

Wash face with dove soap, dry face, apply Tretinoin Cream.

I have started to wear foundation to cover my acne, which is not a smart idea, but it does work... But it just clogs your face.

I plan to start taking the Doxycycline pills again tonight. Wish me luck!

P.S. If you're experiencing issues with Doxycycline like I was, my dermatologist said to make sure to drink a full glass of water along with the pill and take it with food as well. Wait at least 20 minutes before lying down. Good luck out there. comfort.gif

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Hello, I'm 14/male and I have moderate to severe acne. I've had it for about two years. I went to a dermatologist and they prescribed me Doxycycline capsules of 100MG, Clindamycin Phosphate Topical Solution, USP Pledget 1%, and Tretinoin Cream. I took the Doxycycline for about a week and felt extremely depressed. In the middle of the night, I realized I forgot to take the Doxycycline, so I got up and took it, then lied down for bed. BIG MISTAKE. Never, ever, ever take Doxycycline and then lie down right after. I got acid erosion in my esophagus and esophagitus. It was extremely painful to swallow, eat, drink, even yawn. I went back to the dermatologist and she told me to stop taking the pill but to keep using the cream and pledgets. My skin has not changed at all. It started to get better after I took the Doxycycline, but now it's just back to the disgusting red mess it used to be. The cream gave me extremely dry skin so I have to use a lot of lotion, and the pads are fine. This is my daily routine for clearing acne: Morning: Awaken, take a shower, wash my face with dove soap, dry face, then apply Clindamycin Phosphate pledget. Apply lotion. Night: Wash face with dove soap, dry face, apply Tretinoin Cream. I have started to wear foundation to cover my acne, which is not a smart idea, but it does work... But it just clogs your face. I plan to start taking the Doxycycline pills again tonight. Wish me luck! P.S. If you're experiencing issues with Doxycycline like I was, my dermatologist said to make sure to drink a full glass of water along with the pill and take it with food as well. Wait at least 20 minutes before lying down. Good luck out there. comfort.gif

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Are you getting any results with Doxycycline? I've been thinking of trying it

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