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aanabill, that's exactly what I am saying. Both parents could have perfect skin and the child could STILL end up with acne.

Besides, you've got to let your children be who they want to be. Your son might not want to be athletic, he may pursue art, music or aviation instead.

Then I won't look after him or think of him as my son most likely anymore.

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aanabill, that's exactly what I am saying. Both parents could have perfect skin and the child could STILL end up with acne.

Besides, you've got to let your children be who they want to be. Your son might not want to be athletic, he may pursue art, music or aviation instead.

Then I won't look after him or think of him as my son most likely anymore.


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I suspect a troll.

Anyway, Madeleine24, you are absolutely right, my husband and I were both athletic (in fact, my husband still is). Our son is not very athletically inclined but is very academic, our daughter is a natural athlete, but prefers dance and art. :)

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Really haha I am not a troll, aren't they bullies? I didn't mean any harm.

You can't control your kids. And you can't control whether or not they will get acne.


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Really haha I am not a troll, aren't they bullies? I didn't mean any harm.

You can't control your kids. And you can't control whether or not they will get acne.


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I think I must be lucky. My acne is genetic, I got it from my late father. When I was 10 or 11 I started getting acne, quite badly. I didn't know what to do. I was too embarrassed to ask anyone about it. But my dad was really there for me and I think it was because he suffered with acne and he knew exactly how I was feeling. My whole life he was my biggest cheerleader and the one who really fought the acne fight with me. He was a doctor himself and he got me into see some great derms, he pushed for new treatments, and he helped me put the lotions and potions on my back where I couldn't reach. He showed me his scars and he told me about how self conscious he was about his skin when he had been my age. I remember one particular story about how they made him swim (he was on the swim team) with his shirt on because of the acne on his back, and how it made him just work harder to be the guy to beat in the pool. It broke my heart but made me feel so much less alone. He also told me how it didn't hold him back from doing the things he loved. He ran track too, met my mom, went to med school, and had kids. He had a great life despite his acne. This gave me a huge amount of respect for my father. He actually took Accutane in his 40s, and it cleared him 90-95%, which is why he only had mostly scars to show me when I was a kid. I am currently on Accutane (he had pushed for me to try it, but at the time no Drs. would give it to me for various reasons), I just wish he was here now to help me though my course. I would have so many questions for him, I could use his advice everyday.

I think the key is to be open, approachable, honest and supportive.

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I think I must be lucky. My acne is genetic, I got it from my late father. When I was 10 or 11 I started getting acne, quite badly. I didn't know what to do. I was too embarrassed to ask anyone about it. But my dad was really there for me and I think it was because he suffered with acne and he knew exactly how I was feeling. My whole life he was my biggest cheerleader and the one who really fought the acne fight with me. He was a doctor himself and he got me into see some great derms, he pushed for new treatments, and he helped me put the lotions and potions on my back where I couldn't reach. He showed me his scars and he told me about how self conscious he was about his skin when he had been my age. I remember one particular story about how they made him swim (he was on the swim team) with his shirt on because of the acne on his back, and how it made him just work harder to be the guy to beat in the pool. It broke my heart but made me feel so much less alone. He also told me how it didn't hold him back from doing the things he loved. He ran track too, met my mom, went to med school, and had kids. He had a great life despite his acne. This gave me a huge amount of respect for my father. He actually took Accutane in his 40s, and it cleared him 90-95%, which is why he only had mostly scars to show me when I was a kid. I am currently on Accutane (he had pushed for me to try it, but at the time no Drs. would give it to me for various reasons), I just wish he was here now to help me though my course. I would have so many questions for him, I could use his advice everyday.

I think the key is to be open, approachable, honest and supportive.


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I want to impregnate a women who I know for a fact has good skin quality, and good athletic genetics so I can have my son become an athletic beast and have clear skin and be set for life, I will also try to instill a good training and healthy eating program on him from a young age so he can reach his potential earlier and so he can be dedicated from a young age.

It's highly important to be very healthy, and have superior genetics and showcase your superiority to others.

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I want to impregnate a women who I know for a fact has good skin quality, and good athletic genetics so I can have my son become an athletic beast and have clear skin and be set for life, I will also try to instill a good training and healthy eating program on him from a young age so he can reach his potential earlier and so he can be dedicated from a young age.

It's highly important to be very healthy, and have superior genetics and showcase your superiority to others.

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I probably wouldn't say anything until they reached puberty and got a pimple or two. Then I might buy a cleanser for them or something and some BP for their zits.

My mom never warned me about acne or anything; one day, I just got a zit. And I was not very concerned by it. I knew what zits were and everything because of the media/other people having them, so I just asked my mom to buy me something for them and then she brought me to a derm. And that was that. If anything, I don't want my child to become obsessed with their skin like I have. I want to instill values in them that their inner qualities are what's most important.


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I think I must be lucky. My acne is genetic, I got it from my late father. When I was 10 or 11 I started getting acne, quite badly. I didn't know what to do. I was too embarrassed to ask anyone about it. But my dad was really there for me and I think it was because he suffered with acne and he knew exactly how I was feeling. My whole life he was my biggest cheerleader and the one who really fought the acne fight with me. He was a doctor himself and he got me into see some great derms, he pushed for new treatments, and he helped me put the lotions and potions on my back where I couldn't reach. He showed me his scars and he told me about how self conscious he was about his skin when he had been my age. I remember one particular story about how they made him swim (he was on the swim team) with his shirt on because of the acne on his back, and how it made him just work harder to be the guy to beat in the pool. It broke my heart but made me feel so much less alone. He also told me how it didn't hold him back from doing the things he loved. He ran track too, met my mom, went to med school, and had kids. He had a great life despite his acne. This gave me a huge amount of respect for my father. He actually took Accutane in his 40s, and it cleared him 90-95%, which is why he only had mostly scars to show me when I was a kid. I am currently on Accutane (he had pushed for me to try it, but at the time no Drs. would give it to me for various reasons), I just wish he was here now to help me though my course. I would have so many questions for him, I could use his advice everyday.

I think the key is to be open, approachable, honest and supportive.

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I have always been unhappy about my physical traits ever since my childhood.I hate my skin (oh yes!) ,i hate my hair (they are ridiculously curly),i hate my ears (they are tiny),i hate my height (i'm 5 10") ,i hate my nose ...lol .When i first read about evolution and how genes are passed onto by their parents,i developed this faint idea of out breeding leading to superior results and better gene pool.Now ,in our Indian society especially among Hindus.,there is severe inbreeding.We marry with partners of the same caste,geographical location,same area/locality (LOL obnoxious yeh).The offspring is often a receiver of bad genes. So i have this plan of marrying outside my community or even my religion to improve my gene pool .However naive it may sound ,i actually fancy this plan! (haha).

Regarding my son/daughter having acne...then i would leave no stone un-turned in helping my child.I would warn my child about the mistakes i made with my acne(many!!) .Seeing my child in the same predicament as me would really make me lose my sanity.I would fail as a parent.Acne really makes life an ordeal not worth living! With this said i would disagree with my own point.Not having a passion kills you.You'll be empty minded and acne would consume you.So developing a passion is your first step in defeating acne.

So i have started to concentrate more on my preparations for GMAT.I want to study in Singapore and forget about acne for now.Once i start my own business(with little help from dad ),i'd like to churn money and earn something like 20 million dollars (50 crore rupees).With that i'll really like to fund a research on acne and how it can be prevented or eradicated .

Sorry for being so incoherent.Writing about my life plans in a section titled "Son/daughter had acne" ...Good night ;)

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Hi everyone.. As I was scrolling through the psychological effects of acne I ran into this post and I immediately felt not alone. I'm having this ordeal now I don't want to live life like this any longer, my daughter my baby who is only THREE years old is showings signs of the same face decese I have my mothers side all of them have a pock marcked face I know it sounds like I'm exaggerating but I have non inflamed acne where all I get is clogged pores and black heads almost every pore on my cheeks and chin nose is clogged nothing works and they leave behind a enlarged scarred pore. Why do I have this? Why doesn't my skin shrink back after a clogged pore? Can you imagine everyday seeing more scarred pores on your face. And now my daughter had silky smooth face I would never thought that her little pores would show signs of enlarging at such young age! Are my genes really that messed up that I've passed on to her? I feel like I lost everything I lost the fight to this. I'm so depressed I cry all day but I will not mention this to her I just tell her not to touch her face bcus she's got icky germy hands. D My precious daughter she cannot have the same fate as me! I don't understand, what can I do? My husband has good genes and does not get any acne and always told me he hopes our beautiful children take after him I know it sounds mean but I actually agreed with him. Is it normal maybe just summer time kids pores enlarge? She has two little holes on he cheek and her pores are showing some texture. Help me guys!

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Hi everyone.. As I was scrolling through the psychological effects of acne I ran into this post and I immediately felt not alone. I'm having this ordeal now I don't want to live life like this any longer, my daughter my baby who is only THREE years old is showings signs of the same face decese I have my mothers side all of them have a pock marcked face I know it sounds like I'm exaggerating but I have non inflamed acne where all I get is clogged pores and black heads almost every pore on my cheeks and chin nose is clogged nothing works and they leave behind a enlarged scarred pore. Why do I have this? Why doesn't my skin shrink back after a clogged pore? Can you imagine everyday seeing more scarred pores on your face. And now my daughter had silky smooth face I would never thought that her little pores would show signs of enlarging at such young age! Are my genes really that messed up that I've passed on to her? I feel like I lost everything I lost the fight to this. I'm so depressed I cry all day but I will not mention this to her I just tell her not to touch her face bcus she's got icky germy hands. D My precious daughter she cannot have the same fate as me! I don't understand, what can I do? My husband has good genes and does not get any acne and always told me he hopes our beautiful children take after him I know it sounds mean but I actually agreed with him. Is it normal maybe just summer time kids pores enlarge? She has two little holes on he cheek and her pores are showing some texture. Help me guys!


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Okay well I'm doing a lot better now, I think it's all in my head I really am having psychological problems with this. She had just come back from the park when I noticed but after she cooled down and took a shower her skin became silky smooth again it was just her sweat glands and i pray to god it stays clear forever. Why does this horrible decese have to even exist.

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My husband has good genes and does not get any acne and always told me he hopes our beautiful children take after him I know it sounds mean but I actually agreed with him.


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I honestly don't know what to do if my child had an acne.

But if you and and your partner have severe acne, would you even consider having a child? I've been thinking about that lately just for future reference.

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I honestly don't know what to do if my child had an acne.

But if you and and your partner have severe acne, would you even consider having a child? I've been thinking about that lately just for future reference.

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stella u're really thoughtful.<3

i'd help my child if he faces anything like this,work things out for him like am doing it for myself now.

be with him psychologically.like forum members here.

but i hope to bring him/her up in a way that he's able to believe that he/she's more than her/his skin or acne.

i know ppl who doesnt care a bit abt acne or other skin issues(like my cousin sister) and also many who freak out(somewhat like i do,sometimes)..so i hope children i general learn balance.

Yes, that's great to bring them up that way! If ever I have kids one day, I want to teach them those kinds of values : loving oneself despite the acne! not only acne, too, but about society's beauty standards in general. I will literally tell them "Fuck society's beauty standards!" and teach them to use that motto everyday lol

My parents have their beauty standards, too. Like in Asia, having pale skin is one of those standards. I have more of a tanned complexion and I was wearing foundation, and my mom told me I should wear a lighter shade. Umm, no, I don't want to look like I'm wearing a mask or look like a Geisha lol.

I think there's beauty in diversity! Be it light/dark skin, tall/short, curvy/thin and especially acne/clear skin, you can still be a beautiful person. The world would be boring if we all looked alike! I must admit I still have a hard time living up to what I think.

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Hi everyone.. As I was scrolling through the psychological effects of acne I ran into this post and I immediately felt not alone. I'm having this ordeal now I don't want to live life like this any longer, my daughter my baby who is only THREE years old is showings signs of the same face decese I have my mothers side all of them have a pock marcked face I know it sounds like I'm exaggerating but I have non inflamed acne where all I get is clogged pores and black heads almost every pore on my cheeks and chin nose is clogged nothing works and they leave behind a enlarged scarred pore. Why do I have this? Why doesn't my skin shrink back after a clogged pore? Can you imagine everyday seeing more scarred pores on your face. And now my daughter had silky smooth face I would never thought that her little pores would show signs of enlarging at such young age! Are my genes really that messed up that I've passed on to her? I feel like I lost everything I lost the fight to this. I'm so depressed I cry all day but I will not mention this to her I just tell her not to touch her face bcus she's got icky germy hands. D My precious daughter she cannot have the same fate as me! I don't understand, what can I do? My husband has good genes and does not get any acne and always told me he hopes our beautiful children take after him I know it sounds mean but I actually agreed with him. Is it normal maybe just summer time kids pores enlarge? She has two little holes on he cheek and her pores are showing some texture. Help me guys!

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yeah it usually only happens to very young babies who are still being breastfed.

It could be Milia? Kids quite often get that.


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I honestly don't know what to do if my child had an acne.

But if you and and your partner have severe acne, would you even consider having a child? I've been thinking about that lately just for future reference.

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I honestly don't know what to do if my child had an acne.

But if you and and your partner have severe acne, would you even consider having a child? I've been thinking about that lately just for future reference.

So if you and your partner would have acne you wouldn't have a child? It's one thing to mentally make a note of such thoughts,it's entirely a different thing to have the temerity to write them online on a website where acne afflicted individuals congregate to offer solutions and feel better.You just won't want to have a child for a puny skin disorder called acne? eh,seriously??. I have known couples who plan for a child despite being wary of the potential genetic disorders which they could pass on to their offsprings.And i'm sure disorders such as Color blindness,Phenylketoneuria,Klinefelter's syndrome,Polycystic kidney disease and Turner's syndrome are definitely graver than acne.There are incidents of severe teratogenesis where the fetus gets severely deformed.Even then some couples don't abort their baby and struggle to get a normal life for it.Why all this? For the love of God perhaps....

If my parents in their teenage perhaps had the same line of thoughts as you had,i wouldn't be here.

Thought's like your even if they are for "future reference" are sullen,gloomy,morose and dismal.A lot of synonyms could perhaps indicate the degree of its negativity.

Sorry for over reacting :/


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I honestly don't know what to do if my child had an acne.

But if you and and your partner have severe acne, would you even consider having a child? I've been thinking about that lately just for future reference.

So if you and your partner would have acne you wouldn't have a child? It's one thing to mentally make a note of such thoughts,it's entirely a different thing to have the temerity to write them online on a website where acne afflicted individuals congregate to offer solutions and feel better.You just won't want to have a child for a puny skin disorder called acne? eh,seriously??. I have known couples who plan for a child despite being wary of the potential genetic disorders which they could pass on to their offsprings.And i'm sure disorders such as Color blindness,Phenylketoneuria,Klinefelter's syndrome,Polycystic kidney disease and Turner's syndrome are definitely graver than acne.There are incidents of severe teratogenesis where the fetus gets severely deformed.Even then some couples don't abort their baby and struggle to get a normal life for it.Why all this? For the love of God perhaps....

If my parents in their teenage perhaps had the same line of thoughts as you had,i wouldn't be here.

Thought's like your even if they are for "future reference" are sullen,gloomy,morose and dismal.A lot of synonyms could perhaps indicate the degree of its negativity.

Sorry for over reacting :/

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When I was my son's age, I never broke out. never. Then I turned 29 and started getting cystic acne. It was a shock to me. My mom used to get it when she was my age but hey, when you're young you don't pay attention to those things. It wasn't a big deal to me until I got mine. Major shock!

My son gets non cystic acne and it can be bad. He also gets it on his chest and back. I totally freak out. lol I take him to get facials as often as I can. I don't care how much it costs. Took him to the dermatologist but we both hated Minocycline. It didn't work for us. He also was using Altrin (or whatever that is called). It helped but he got lazy, stopped using it and the zits came back. I got a ton of face washes, biore strips..you name it and he has it. lol I try to get him to wash his face every morning and night but he's a lazy teen. Can't force him to do what he doesn't want to. I've gotten better about it and I'm trying not to be so obsessive. I just worry about my baby. But honestly, he doesn't seem to care about it. He always tells me he doesn't care and not to worry so much. I don't chase him around with the biore strips anymore or offer him money so that i can clean his face. haha yeah, I'm one of those mothers....

I will be so, so, so, so sad if my son inherits my cysts. I'd rather get triple the amount that I am getting then to have my poor child go through this crap. I will be so pissed at myself if he does... :(

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