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#1 KimmyCakes

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 03:11 PM

This started happening to me about 5 days ago. After I washed my face I noticed there would be a whole bunch of small watery liquid spots that would pop up all over my face and after a couple of minutes they would harden and when it hardens it looks a little yellow. What is happening to my face and how do I fix it? My face stings so much! You can see the yellow hardening that forms in the pic.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 05:28 PM

This started happening to me about 5 days ago. After I washed my face I noticed there would be a whole bunch of small watery liquid spots that would pop up all over my face and after a couple of minutes they would harden and when it hardens it looks a little yellow. What is happening to my face and how do I fix it? My face stings so much! You can see the yellow hardening that forms in the pic.


This kinda looks like an allergic reaction. This happend to me once when I bleached my own hair.

You need to see a Doctor or Dermotalogist ASAP

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 08:27 PM

It almost looks as though your skin was burned or something. But I agree with A.P., call a dermatologist immediately and tell them it's an emergency and ask to be seen right away. if you can't find a dermatologist that will take you, call your family doctor. 



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Posted 22 March 2013 - 07:28 AM

what kind of topical creams are you taking? It seems allergy to them.



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Posted 22 March 2013 - 08:52 PM

Looks a little bit like plaque psoriasis.


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How to Treat Hormonal Acne

Good and Bad Birth Control Pills and Implants for Acne

How to take Spironolactone

List of Doctors Who Prescribe Spironolactone

Topicals for Hormonal Acne

 

HOW I STAY 100% CLEAR:

Spironolactone (anti-androgen drug)

Betaine HCL with each meal

Avoiding silicones and occlusives in skin/hair products

 

 

 


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Posted 29 March 2013 - 10:02 PM

I found out what happened. I was using the acne treatment that I bought from acne.org. The first 2 weeks my skin was alright. It was a little dry from the benzoyl peroxide but nothing serious. But then by the third week I saw a few puss coming out from different spots on my skin but I ignored it until a few days later it got a lot worse (as you can see from the pic). I had an allergic reaction to the benzoyl peroxide and it burned my skin pretty bad. I completely stopped using it and a few days later the puss stopped and all the redness has completely gone away. I will see a dermatologist soon.



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Posted 01 April 2013 - 06:53 PM

My skin looks similar and I consider mine hormonal. 


Prescriptions: 

150 mg Spironolactone - Split into 2 doses per day 

Aczone - Morning and Night

0.025% Tretinoin Gel - Night

 

Cleansers of choice: 

Glytone (4.2% Glycolic Acid Gel Cleanser)

CeraVe Foaming Cleanser

Neutrogena Stress Control (Glycolic Acid and Salicylic Acid) 

 

Moisturizers of choice: 

CeraVe 

Neutrogena Oil-Free SPF 15

 

Treatments of choice: 

Acure Organics Aragn Oil (100% pure and organic)

Betonite Clay + ACV + Tea Tree Oil Masks

Queene Helene Mint Julep Mask

 

 

 


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Posted 08 April 2013 - 10:45 PM

I found out what happened. I was using the acne treatment that I bought from acne.org. The first 2 weeks my skin was alright. It was a little dry from the benzoyl peroxide but nothing serious. But then by the third week I saw a few puss coming out from different spots on my skin but I ignored it until a few days later it got a lot worse (as you can see from the pic). I had an allergic reaction to the benzoyl peroxide and it burned my skin pretty bad. I completely stopped using it and a few days later the puss stopped and all the redness has completely gone away. I will see a dermatologist soon.

Glad you figured out what caused it! Bp is essentially a bleach and that's what my scalp looked like when I tried bleaching my own hair.

There are some alternatives to bp. Tea tree oil works pretty well and so does sulfur. Beware sulfur causes an initial breakout but works great.

You must have very sensitive skin and you might have to do patch tests before you use acne topicals on large areas of your face.

Edited by a.p., 08 April 2013 - 10:46 PM.