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Epiduo Initial Breakout?!?!?!?

epiduo initial breakout

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#1 ST22

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 08:40 PM

Hi! I have been on epiduo for about 2 weeks now. The first week my skin started to clear up a bit. By the end of week one my skin became very dry so i have been using cetaphil moisturzing lotion which helps. Now it is about 2 weeks and i am FREEKING OUT. My skin has started to disgustingly breakout on my cheeks and forehead. I just want to know if this is the initial breakout and how long it will last. I am about to cry because i have had mild acne for about 4 years but now at week 2 it just got terrible. I want to continue using it because everyone says it works but i just want to know how long this possible initial breakout will last. PLEASE HELP!!

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 02:01 AM

Hang in there, a breakout is pretty normal.  I would say if you had mild acne to begin with, then this new breakout should clear up in a couple of weeks.  Its just all the bumps under your skin coming up to the surface.  Good luck! :)



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Posted 22 October 2013 - 10:56 AM

Moved topic to the prescription medications thread.

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 05:25 PM

I just started my epidou treatment last night and i have mild acne as well. i noticed today that my skin began to breakout more. i was nervous and breaking out i began to pick at it due to frustration. But that's. Not good i just hatethe look of it. .hopefully it works




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