Permanent Slow Healing After Antibiotics?
Posted 15 November 2012 - 03:19 AM
Posted 01 February 2013 - 02:43 PM
i think that is because the antibiotics reduce inflammation. when i was on them and would pick at my skin it would heal up a lot faster and my zits were never that inflammed. now with being off them for a month my acne is so much more inflammed like even the small zits hurt a lot and are super tender and red. i get more scabs and red marks now too. i just got biafine cream now to use on my skin to help heal it up. i have heard it works great.
Edited by tracy521, 01 February 2013 - 02:44 PM.
Posted 05 February 2013 - 03:58 PM
Was your acne like this PRIOR to the antibiotics though? I.E., did small zits hurt a lot then?
Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:52 AM
nah before i took doxycycline my small zits never hurt and if i squeezed a whitehead it would heal up quick. now if i barely touch a whitehead i am left with a nasty scab and a red mark. what is odd too that my small zits are just so swelled up too its so freaking annoying. i am starting accutane in march so my derm gave me keflex to help a bit with the inflammation. we shall see how it goes.
now that only happened with doxy but when i took mino a few times as well as amoxicillin i never had any issues. it could be due to the fact that i was on doxy on and off for 2 years and the other antibiotics were just short courses.
Edited by tracy521, 06 February 2013 - 11:54 AM.
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