So basically I had light acne for the last couple years. Then a couple months ago it started getting really bad on my jaw and side of my forehead. I went to the derm and he prescribed me epiduo.
For the last five weeks it got clearer and clearer and It was almost all gone. On the downside, I still got pimples, but they were not red bumps, they were the painful deep under the skin ones. I was pretty happy: I didn't even go through the purging/peeling stage.
However a couple days ago, my face suddenly exploded! The area of my jaw came back even worse than before! And I have big red painful pimples covering nearly 2/3 of my forehead!
Ughhhh. Now it's worse than before I went to the derm. I read that most of you had the purging stage by 3 weeks. Is it possible that my purging stage is just really late? (6 weeks)
Should I continue use of the epiduo and just wait it out or take it as a bad sign and stop?
BTW here is my regimen:
Morning: Cereve or purpose cleanser then complex 15 moisturizer
Nite: purpose cleanser then 15 minutes later apply epiduo