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#1 han411

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 09:02 PM

Hi all, 

 

I am almost 35 years old and really need help please !!

 

A little history; I had tons of acne as a teenager, used creams etc.. Then at 24, I was diagnosed with rosacea after a huge breakout on my nose. Did laser treatment, started accutane, and metrojel for many years. My nose and cheeks have been pretty decent ever since. I actually stopped accutane many years ago and another antibiotic the doc put me on as I got ulcerative colitis and read there may be a link, but continued with the metrojel. I was also told I have seborrheic dermatitis on my beard area and given both cortisone and antifungal creams. My beard area gets irritated here and there but is manageable.

 

This is my issue >> About 8 weeks ago, I started getting these small bumps on my forehead (see most recent pics attached). Usually they are clear and only skin color tiny bumps, although more recently I broke out on the side temple area and it seems much more aggravated. 

 

They move around my forehead sometimes, seem somewhat better in the morning, worse at night. 

It was getting a little better 2 weeks ago, then got much worse again. 

 

I had gotten them over the past year but they usually went away after a week or so... Not this time...

 

I went to one skin doctor who told me its seborrheic dermatitis and gave me clindoxyl gel and told me to wash with spectrojel and cold water. Didnt help...

 

I went to another skin doctor who said its my rosacea that spread to my forehead and told me to use metrojel + 2-5% BP soap and take anti biotics (I wont take anti biotics again) and the metrojel unfortunately didnt help either..

 

I am at a loss and dont know what it could be or what to do..

Just to recap, I tried clindoxyl, tried metrojel, tried nizoral, tried cortisone cream, various soaps, nothing seems to be working...

 

Any help or suggestions would be very much appreciated

 

Thanks so much

 

 

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 09:33 PM

You could try using BHA on them paulas choice makes a nice one. If its active acne like clogged pores or something then that would do the trick. It most def doesn't look like rosacea to me anyways.

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Posted 27 July 2013 - 07:43 AM

Thank you I will give that a try... 

 

Any other ideas ???



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Posted 28 July 2013 - 01:31 PM

Hi,

 

I think I'm having  similar problem , I have these small clear bumps over my face and its so annoying!

 

I'm not sure if its acne or a heat rash.

 

https://mail-attachm...gtZhBvkO68qTJvw

 

 

what can I do to get rid of them :(.






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