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I really do. I'm used to the "you must use this persistently for 6 months before any results will seen" line. Thanks for replying smile.png

haha true that! Although I don't want to get your hopes up, accutane is most likely going to work, unlike all those other topicals! what do you currently use?

Yeah, and then you spend every morning for like 4 months running to the mirror expecting something to have changed all the sudden before you accept that it won't and crawl back to the doctors for something new... I really hope accutane will be the end of that for good.

To answer your question... I was on Differin and Dianette, but Differin didn't really do anything so I didn't get a refill on that perscription. Currently on Dianette, but I don't know how much of a difference that has actually made tbh. I used to use Retin A ( <3 ) but they have stopped making it angry.png. I take a bucket load of supplements... don't know how much those do either or if I'm just paying for "vey expensive pee" as my mum put it....

Have you done accutane?

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>Hey there!

Because your acne is so persistent, Roaccutane does sound like quite a good idea (it might help if you posted some pictures of your skin?)

Hair loss is a very rare side effect and although it is a possibility, I think there are far worse side effects to be worried about.

I've been on Roaccutane for almost a month now and am still experiencing an initial breakout. I am like you, my acne has never been cystic, and the IB hasn't made my spots bigger, there is just more of them (and I also breakout in places that used to be clear).

I can't give you much advice about Roaccutane making you scar more because my skin is very prone to acne scars. What I would say is that if your skin never scars at all (if this is this case you are extremely lucky!) it sounds unlikely that this drug would mean you get severe scarring. I would ask your derm for advice smile.png

I feel your pain about the bitchy girls. People who have never had acne don't (and never will) understand how emotionally crippling it is.Don't let them get to you.

If you do decide to take the plunge, then I'm here for support when and if you need it smile.png

I get "scars" in the form of light red marks, but not indented. Since I know that the marks fade - and since I'll be using like SPF10000+++ on roaccutane they'll probably go even faster - they don't bother me too much.

Bitchy girls are definantly the worst... oh well, I think having acne has probably made us better people - we can relate to lots of different conditions and stuff. And anyway... theres always adult onset right... tbh I have wished that on quite a few people.

Good luck with your course! Have you had any other side effects? It would be nice to have someone just a little ahead of me timewise so that you can warn me lol.

And photos? NEVER haha. I find it hard to look in mirrors that I don't "know", let alone take photos. Seeing my skin in photos makes me such an emotional wreck. Another reason to try accutane...

haha 'expensive pee' and yes I am currently on Roaccutane as that's what we call it over in Europe. Any other questions you have, im happy to help.

Yeah, I'm from Scotland but since most people here are American I was just going by that wink.png What was your IB like - if you had one at all...?

Yeah my IB was pretty horrible, it made my skin so flaky and spotty. However all pustules I got dried up within a day when left alone and then just fell off and only left a little dark mark that went away in 3 days max, I was surprised as I believed it would cause many more marks for me but so far hasn't. Any more questions or advice, don't hesitate to message me.

How long did that last then? Like two weeks?

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I really do. I'm used to the "you must use this persistently for 6 months before any results will seen" line. Thanks for replying smile.png

haha true that! Although I don't want to get your hopes up, accutane is most likely going to work, unlike all those other topicals! what do you currently use?

Yeah, and then you spend every morning for like 4 months running to the mirror expecting something to have changed all the sudden before you accept that it won't and crawl back to the doctors for something new... I really hope accutane will be the end of that for good.

To answer your question... I was on Differin and Dianette, but Differin didn't really do anything so I didn't get a refill on that perscription. Currently on Dianette, but I don't know how much of a difference that has actually made tbh. I used to use Retin A ( <3 ) but they have stopped making it angry.png. I take a bucket load of supplements... don't know how much those do either or if I'm just paying for "vey expensive pee" as my mum put it....

Have you done accutane?

>>Hey there!

Because your acne is so persistent, Roaccutane does sound like quite a good idea (it might help if you posted some pictures of your skin?)

Hair loss is a very rare side effect and although it is a possibility, I think there are far worse side effects to be worried about.

I've been on Roaccutane for almost a month now and am still experiencing an initial breakout. I am like you, my acne has never been cystic, and the IB hasn't made my spots bigger, there is just more of them (and I also breakout in places that used to be clear).

I can't give you much advice about Roaccutane making you scar more because my skin is very prone to acne scars. What I would say is that if your skin never scars at all (if this is this case you are extremely lucky!) it sounds unlikely that this drug would mean you get severe scarring. I would ask your derm for advice smile.png

I feel your pain about the bitchy girls. People who have never had acne don't (and never will) understand how emotionally crippling it is.Don't let them get to you.

If you do decide to take the plunge, then I'm here for support when and if you need it smile.png

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I get "scars" in the form of light red marks, but not indented. Since I know that the marks fade - and since I'll be using like SPF10000+++ on roaccutane they'll probably go even faster - they don't bother me too much.

Bitchy girls are definantly the worst... oh well, I think having acne has probably made us better people - we can relate to lots of different conditions and stuff. And anyway... theres always adult onset right... tbh I have wished that on quite a few people.

Good luck with your course! Have you had any other side effects? It would be nice to have someone just a little ahead of me timewise so that you can warn me lol.

And photos? NEVER haha. I find it hard to look in mirrors that I don't "know", let alone take photos. Seeing my skin in photos makes me such an emotional wreck. Another reason to try accutane...

haha 'expensive pee' and yes I am currently on Roaccutane as that's what we call it over in Europe. Any other questions you have, im happy to help.

Yeah, I'm from Scotland but since most people here are American I was just going by that wink.png What was your IB like - if you had one at all...?

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I really do. I'm used to the "you must use this persistently for 6 months before any results will seen" line. Thanks for replying smile.png

haha true that! Although I don't want to get your hopes up, accutane is most likely going to work, unlike all those other topicals! what do you currently use?

Yeah, and then you spend every morning for like 4 months running to the mirror expecting something to have changed all the sudden before you accept that it won't and crawl back to the doctors for something new... I really hope accutane will be the end of that for good.

To answer your question... I was on Differin and Dianette, but Differin didn't really do anything so I didn't get a refill on that perscription. Currently on Dianette, but I don't know how much of a difference that has actually made tbh. I used to use Retin A ( <3 ) but they have stopped making it angry.png. I take a bucket load of supplements... don't know how much those do either or if I'm just paying for "vey expensive pee" as my mum put it....

Have you done accutane?

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>>Hey there!

Because your acne is so persistent, Roaccutane does sound like quite a good idea (it might help if you posted some pictures of your skin?)

Hair loss is a very rare side effect and although it is a possibility, I think there are far worse side effects to be worried about.

I've been on Roaccutane for almost a month now and am still experiencing an initial breakout. I am like you, my acne has never been cystic, and the IB hasn't made my spots bigger, there is just more of them (and I also breakout in places that used to be clear).

I can't give you much advice about Roaccutane making you scar more because my skin is very prone to acne scars. What I would say is that if your skin never scars at all (if this is this case you are extremely lucky!) it sounds unlikely that this drug would mean you get severe scarring. I would ask your derm for advice smile.png

I feel your pain about the bitchy girls. People who have never had acne don't (and never will) understand how emotionally crippling it is.Don't let them get to you.

If you do decide to take the plunge, then I'm here for support when and if you need it smile.png

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I get "scars" in the form of light red marks, but not indented. Since I know that the marks fade - and since I'll be using like SPF10000+++ on roaccutane they'll probably go even faster - they don't bother me too much.

Bitchy girls are definantly the worst... oh well, I think having acne has probably made us better people - we can relate to lots of different conditions and stuff. And anyway... theres always adult onset right... tbh I have wished that on quite a few people.

Good luck with your course! Have you had any other side effects? It would be nice to have someone just a little ahead of me timewise so that you can warn me lol.

And photos? NEVER haha. I find it hard to look in mirrors that I don't "know", let alone take photos. Seeing my skin in photos makes me such an emotional wreck. Another reason to try accutane...

haha 'expensive pee' and yes I am currently on Roaccutane as that's what we call it over in Europe. Any other questions you have, im happy to help.

Yeah, I'm from Scotland but since most people here are American I was just going by that wink.png What was your IB like - if you had one at all...?

Yeah my IB was pretty horrible, it made my skin so flaky and spotty. However all pustules I got dried up within a day when left alone and then just fell off and only left a little dark mark that went away in 3 days max, I was surprised as I believed it would cause many more marks for me but so far hasn't. Any more questions

Yeah it started at the 2 week mark and continued to worsen until about 2 and a half months. However everyone is completely different on this medication, however I would recommend you use a natural regimen whilst on accutane, like manuka honey and lemon face wash with an olive oil and honey moustirizer, it is brilliant. Google its healing powers and medical uses, completely safe and free of unnecessary chemicals that may harm your skin.

Yeah it started at the 2 week mark and continued to worsen until about 2 and a half months. However everyone is completely different on this medication, however I would recommend you use a natural regimen whilst on accutane, like manuka honey and lemon face wash with an olive oil and honey moustirizer, it is brilliant. Google its healing powers and medical uses, completely safe and free of unnecessary chemicals that may harm your skin.

Have you made those yoursel or have you bought them? How is your skin looking now?

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I really do. I'm used to the "you must use this persistently for 6 months before any results will seen" line. Thanks for replying smile.png

haha true that! Although I don't want to get your hopes up, accutane is most likely going to work, unlike all those other topicals! what do you currently use?

Yeah, and then you spend every morning for like 4 months running to the mirror expecting something to have changed all the sudden before you accept that it won't and crawl back to the doctors for something new... I really hope accutane will be the end of that for good.

To answer your question... I was on Differin and Dianette, but Differin didn't really do anything so I didn't get a refill on that perscription. Currently on Dianette, but I don't know how much of a difference that has actually made tbh. I used to use Retin A ( <3 ) but they have stopped making it angry.png. I take a bucket load of supplements... don't know how much those do either or if I'm just paying for "vey expensive pee" as my mum put it....

Have you done accutane?

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>>Hey there!

Because your acne is so persistent, Roaccutane does sound like quite a good idea (it might help if you posted some pictures of your skin?)

Hair loss is a very rare side effect and although it is a possibility, I think there are far worse side effects to be worried about.

I've been on Roaccutane for almost a month now and am still experiencing an initial breakout. I am like you, my acne has never been cystic, and the IB hasn't made my spots bigger, there is just more of them (and I also breakout in places that used to be clear).

I can't give you much advice about Roaccutane making you scar more because my skin is very prone to acne scars. What I would say is that if your skin never scars at all (if this is this case you are extremely lucky!) it sounds unlikely that this drug would mean you get severe scarring. I would ask your derm for advice smile.png

I feel your pain about the bitchy girls. People who have never had acne don't (and never will) understand how emotionally crippling it is.Don't let them get to you.

If you do decide to take the plunge, then I'm here for support when and if you need it smile.png

lockquote>

I get "scars" in the form of light red marks, but not indented. Since I know that the marks fade - and since I'll be using like SPF10000+++ on roaccutane they'll probably go even faster - they don't bother me too much.

Bitchy girls are definantly the worst... oh well, I think having acne has probably made us better people - we can relate to lots of different conditions and stuff. And anyway... theres always adult onset right... tbh I have wished that on quite a few people.

Good luck with your course! Have you had any other side effects? It would be nice to have someone just a little ahead of me timewise so that you can warn me lol.

And photos? NEVER haha. I find it hard to look in mirrors that I don't "know", let alone take photos. Seeing my skin in photos makes me such an emotional wreck. Another reason to try accutane...

lockquote>

haha 'expensive pee' and yes I am currently on Roaccutane as that's what we call it over in Europe. Any other questions you have, im happy to help.

Yeah, I'm from Scotland but since most people here are American I was just going by that wink.png What was your IB like - if you had one at all...?

Yeah my IB was pretty horrible, it made my skin so flaky and spotty. However all pustules I got dried up within a day when left alone and then just fell off and only left a little dark mark that went away in 3 days max, I was surprised as I believed it would cause many more marks for me but so far hasn't. Any more questions

Yeah it started at the 2 week mark and continued to worsen until about 2 and a half months. However everyone is completely different on this medication, however I would recommend you use a natural regimen whilst on accutane, like manuka honey and lemon face wash with an olive oil and honey moustirizer, it is brilliant. Google its healing powers and medical uses, completely safe and free of unnecessary chemicals that may harm your skin.

Yeah it started at the 2 week mark and continued to worsen until about 2 and a half months. However everyone is completely different on this medication, however I would recommend you use a natural regimen whilst on accutane, like manuka honey and lemon face wash with an olive oil and honey moustirizer, it is brilliant. Google its healing powers and medical uses, completely safe and free of unnecessary chemicals that may harm your skin.

Have you made those yoursel or have you bought them? How is your skin looking now?

I brought the manuka honey and lemon myself, mix them together. The same with the olive oil and manuka honey moustirizer, however their is a specific honey you must buy as all are not as effective. My skin has hugely calmed down and My scars are fading due to the effects of manuka and lemon, along with ollive oil for its vitamin E benefits. This skincare regimen is effective on accutane as well as no chemicals will damage your skin, just go easy with the lemon, I alternate the days in which I use the lemon, then the other night I will use a honey and cinnamon face mask and gently rub it in my skin for 2 minutes as its a light exfoliator without damaging the skin.

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