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20 Y/o Female First Time 'tane User!

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DAY 1

Hey everyone! I started 'Tane last Thursday at 40mg with the brand Claravis. I started a online journal with Weebly so it will always be able to keep my pictures, sometimes after time I've noticed pictures don't work on this site. I always want to keep track of my journey! If you want to see my photos go to my blog, the link is on my interests on my profile. But other than that I will just copy and paste my weekly symptoms on to this log! It's going to be nice to have a community behind me to go thru this with me, honestly I'm really nervous but I hope it works! No symptoms as of now but we will see how the rest of treatment goes! gasp.gif


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

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Ok it hasn't been my full week yet but I was just curious if anyone knows any tips to help the pain of cystic acne go away. I had the cystic acne right before my treatment started but I feel as if the meds may have increased the size/pain of them? One it RIGHT by my mouth so it hurts all the time! Any advice? Thanks!


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

SAT NAM


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DAY 7

Ok so it's been a week since I started my magic pills, yay! So far this week hasn't been that bad? I haven't really noticed any differences in my acne.. It really isn't worse or better. I still have some leftover cystic stuff and I feel like my cheeks have somewhat gotten better? But when I do get a new zit they seem to hurt worse than usual? But a new zit popping up everyday isn't anything new to me, so not sure if it's the Accutane helping or just my normal skin. I have been applying Aquaphor on my lips religiously to prevent dry lips; I CAN NOT stand my lips being chapped. I also have been applying Cetaphil lotion morning and night along with their gentle cleanser to just keep the extra moisture. Yet again at this point it's just preventative because I haven't felt dry; yet. If anything I feel really oily, but I'm too afraid to not apply the moisturizer. Dry skin and I do not get along, every time I ever used a topical that dried me out I would scrub my face until all the dead skin was off, which wouldn't be the best idea while on this drug. I also still continue to workout for an hour everyday with no joint problems (that was a huge concern of mine!) Well, anyway, posted on my Weebly blog is some updated pics of my skin. Let's hope that it keeps up with the symptoms I have now, practically none!eusa_pray.gif (I can't figure out how to upload pics on here with just using my desktop and not an URL, so for updated pics check out my Weebly page, link under my interests rolleyes.gif )


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

SAT NAM


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DAY 7

Ok so it's been a week since I started my magic pills, yay! So far this week hasn't been that bad? I haven't really noticed any differences in my acne.. It really isn't worse or better. I still have some leftover cystic stuff and I feel like my cheeks have somewhat gotten better? But when I do get a new zit they seem to hurt worse than usual? But a new zit popping up everyday isn't anything new to me, so not sure if it's the Accutane helping or just my normal skin. I have been applying Aquaphor on my lips religiously to prevent dry lips; I CAN NOT stand my lips being chapped. I also have been applying Cetaphil lotion morning and night along with their gentle cleanser to just keep the extra moisture. Yet again at this point it's just preventative because I haven't felt dry; yet. If anything I feel really oily, but I'm too afraid to not apply the moisturizer. Dry skin and I do not get along, every time I ever used a topical that dried me out I would scrub my face until all the dead skin was off, which wouldn't be the best idea while on this drug. I also still continue to workout for an hour everyday with no joint problems (that was a huge concern of mine!) Well, anyway, posted on my Weebly blog is some updated pics of my skin. Let's hope that it keeps up with the symptoms I have now, practically none!eusa_pray.gif (I can't figure out how to upload pics on here with just using my desktop and not an URL, so for updated pics check out my Weebly page, link under my interests rolleyes.gif )

I started getting side effects at about week 2. Just dry skin and lips though. Nothing too bad. My acne did get worse around then too. I'm in week 5 right now and I can see real improvement in my skin.

There isn't all that much you can do about the pain from the cysts, but just wait it out. It will get better faster than you'd expect. Can't wait to be clear of this shit. Good luck!

Edit: just noticed you're in the SL,UT. hifive.gif

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I started getting side effects at about week 2. Just dry skin and lips though. Nothing too bad. My acne did get worse around then too. I'm in week 5 right now and I can see real improvement in my skin.

There isn't all that much you can do about the pain from the cysts, but just wait it out. It will get better faster than you'd expect. Can't wait to be clear of this shit. Good luck!

Edit: just noticed you're in the SL,UT. hifive.gif

Haha yes SL,UT. Nice! SO you noticed an IB around 2 weeks? I feel like my skin has gotten a little oiler but actually more clear? But who knows! I will probably be a dried up zit freak next week, one can only hope haha. I can't wait to get rid of it either. SO DONE!! Good luck to you too!!


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

SAT NAM


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I started getting side effects at about week 2. Just dry skin and lips though. Nothing too bad. My acne did get worse around then too. I'm in week 5 right now and I can see real improvement in my skin.

There isn't all that much you can do about the pain from the cysts, but just wait it out. It will get better faster than you'd expect. Can't wait to be clear of this shit. Good luck!

Edit: just noticed you're in the SL,UT. hifive.gif

Haha yes SL,UT. Nice! SO you noticed an IB around 2 weeks? I feel like my skin has gotten a little oiler but actually more clear? But who knows! I will probably be a dried up zit freak next week, one can only hope haha. I can't wait to get rid of it either. SO DONE!! Good luck to you too!!

Yeah, it wasn't even that bad though. I don't think mine got oilier, but I bet yours wll start drying out in a week or so. Did your derm warn you about the possibility of your tats peeling off?

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Yeah, it wasn't even that bad though. I don't think mine got oilier, but I bet yours wll start drying out in a week or so. Did your derm warn you about the possibility of your tats peeling off?

I started getting side effects at about week 2. Just dry skin and lips though. Nothing too bad. My acne did get worse around then too. I'm in week 5 right now and I can see real improvement in my skin.

There isn't all that much you can do about the pain from the cysts, but just wait it out. It will get better faster than you'd expect. Can't wait to be clear of this shit. Good luck!

Edit: just noticed you're in the SL,UT. hifive.gif

Haha yes SL,UT. Nice! SO you noticed an IB around 2 weeks? I feel like my skin has gotten a little oiler but actually more clear? But who knows! I will probably be a dried up zit freak next week, one can only hope haha. I can't wait to get rid of it either. SO DONE!! Good luck to you too!!


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

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Yeah, it wasn't even that bad though. I don't think mine got oilier, but I bet yours wll start drying out in a week or so. Did your derm warn you about the possibility of your tats peeling off?

I started getting side effects at about week 2. Just dry skin and lips though. Nothing too bad. My acne did get worse around then too. I'm in week 5 right now and I can see real improvement in my skin.

There isn't all that much you can do about the pain from the cysts, but just wait it out. It will get better faster than you'd expect. Can't wait to be clear of this shit. Good luck!

Edit: just noticed you're in the SL,UT. hifive.gif

Haha yes SL,UT. Nice! SO you noticed an IB around 2 weeks? I feel like my skin has gotten a little oiler but actually more clear? But who knows! I will probably be a dried up zit freak next week, one can only hope haha. I can't wait to get rid of it either. SO DONE!! Good luck to you too!!

Yeah, it wasn't even that bad though. I don't think mine got oilier, but I bet yours wll start drying out in a week or so. Did your derm warn you about the possibility of your tats peeling off?

WHAT?? NO.. he did NOT inform me of this.. he just said I can't get tattooed until I'm done... I'm freaking out now.. I have my sleeve and my whole back done... along with small other ones!! I love my tattoos!!! sad.png Also! I'm glad you said your IB wasn't that bad! How would you describe it?

Haha sorry that was mean. I'm just fucking with you. You're tat is pretty sexy though.

My initialy breakout probably had a 50% increase in the amount of acne I had. And it seemed to take longer to go away too. I just didn't leave the house for a couple weeks haha.

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Haha sorry that was mean. I'm just fucking with you. You're tat is pretty sexy though.

My initialy breakout probably had a 50% increase in the amount of acne I had. And it seemed to take longer to go away too. I just didn't leave the house for a couple weeks haha.

THAT WAS NOT FUNNY!! haha seriously!! But thank you, quite proud of my tattoos! I have an amazing artist and love to show them, I about had a heart attack when you said that!! Ugggh that makes me kinda sad haha my face is kinda getting worse, not a whole lot with whiteheads, some here and there but mostly getting many cystic ones! It blows! So you got your IB around week 2 and it lasted like 2 weeks and now your face is better? I just want to get over the IB so badly haha I also feel like mine are taking FOREVER to heal. Had this cystic one by my mouth since I started it and it hasn't gone down/ come to a head and it's driving me NUTS


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

SAT NAM


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Haha sorry that was mean. I'm just fucking with you. You're tat is pretty sexy though.

My initialy breakout probably had a 50% increase in the amount of acne I had. And it seemed to take longer to go away too. I just didn't leave the house for a couple weeks haha.

THAT WAS NOT FUNNY!! haha seriously!! But thank you, quite proud of my tattoos! I have an amazing artist and love to show them, I about had a heart attack when you said that!! Ugggh that makes me kinda sad haha my face is kinda getting worse, not a whole lot with whiteheads, some here and there but mostly getting many cystic ones! It blows! So you got your IB around week 2 and it lasted like 2 weeks and now your face is better? I just want to get over the IB so badly haha I also feel like mine are taking FOREVER to heal. Had this cystic one by my mouth since I started it and it hasn't gone down/ come to a head and it's driving me NUTS

Post the rest of your tats next time you update your blog. Yeah though the IB lasted about two weeks. My face is now getting better. Probably half as much acne as I had when I first started.

Keep an eye on the cyst by your lip. If it doesn't get better in a few days, it might be worth it to give your derm a call. They could inject it with steroids and get rid of it pretty quick.

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Post the rest of your tats next time you update your blog. Yeah though the IB lasted about two weeks. My face is now getting better. Probably half as much acne as I had when I first started.

Keep an eye on the cyst by your lip. If it doesn't get better in a few days, it might be worth it to give your derm a call. They could inject it with steroids and get rid of it pretty quick.

Ok I will, I just finished my back (for now) too so I got some good pics. I did my last session the first day I started 'Tane. I feel like mine is definitely getting worse? I never really had whiteheads before until now. DEF have my cystic ones that HURT. I can't not pop the whiteheads, I'm kinda scared because of what people have said but I can't leave the whiteheads alone... ! So you started to see improvement in about week 5?


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

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Post the rest of your tats next time you update your blog. Yeah though the IB lasted about two weeks. My face is now getting better. Probably half as much acne as I had when I first started.

Keep an eye on the cyst by your lip. If it doesn't get better in a few days, it might be worth it to give your derm a call. They could inject it with steroids and get rid of it pretty quick.

Ok I will, I just finished my back (for now) too so I got some good pics. I did my last session the first day I started 'Tane. I feel like mine is definitely getting worse? I never really had whiteheads before until now. DEF have my cystic ones that HURT. I can't not pop the whiteheads, I'm kinda scared because of what people have said but I can't leave the whiteheads alone... ! So you started to see improvement in about week 5?

I think as long as you are being careful when popping your whiteheads, then you should be okay. You just don't want to do damage to the tissue surroinding the white head. Try putting a towel with warm water on the whitehead for a few minutes then "popping" it. Usually makes it a whole lot easier to pop and hurts a fuckton less.

Yeah, I started seeing improvement last weekish. So end of week 4/beginning of week 5. I also started growing a beard around that time though so maybe that played a role. The power of the beard.

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DAY 14
Well week 2 down, like 18 more to go... if you say it like that it's quite depressing haha anyway... So far on Accutane my journey hasn't been that bad. Yes I still do have acne BUT I feel like its minimized since I first started my treatment. If anything it's my own fault that my acne looks worse because I CAN NOT stand white heads so I pop them and make them look more red, don't worry I soak them and such before doing so. (Still I know, not a good thing.) I have noticed the same amount of dryness on my lips, nothing bad like peeling just tight so I am sure to always have the Aquaphor handy. I have noticed some drying of my face, again not serious just feel like if I were to wash my face with a real stripping cleanser, but lather on some Cetaphil cream/lotion day and night and it feels fine. Have started to notice a 'Tane overall face redness, and sometimes my face gets super itchy?? Plus from time to time I do have back pain, but that could be from my workouts too? Nothing too bad yet, I hope it stays this way! Attached I have recent pictures from this morning, some of the read spots are just healing, I don't have too many actual active ones right now. I also am going to attach a pic of a horoscope I got the other day that made me think of my 'Tane journey, and asked by one of the acne.org memebers I attached pictures of all my tattoos.
(​FOR ALL PICS GO TO MY BLOG, under my Interests. I just copy and paste my text from my blog.grinwink.gif )
Ps my first derm app to see how things are going is on Monday, wish me luck! eusa_pray.gif

Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

SAT NAM


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DAY 14
Well week 2 down, like 18 more to go... if you say it like that it's quite depressing haha anyway... So far on Accutane my journey hasn't been that bad. Yes I still do have acne BUT I feel like its minimized since I first started my treatment. If anything it's my own fault that my acne looks worse because I CAN NOT stand white heads so I pop them and make them look more red, don't worry I soak them and such before doing so. (Still I know, not a good thing.) I have noticed the same amount of dryness on my lips, nothing bad like peeling just tight so I am sure to always have the Aquaphor handy. I have noticed some drying of my face, again not serious just feel like if I were to wash my face with a real stripping cleanser, but lather on some Cetaphil cream/lotion day and night and it feels fine. Have started to notice a 'Tane overall face redness, and sometimes my face gets super itchy?? Plus from time to time I do have back pain, but that could be from my workouts too? Nothing too bad yet, I hope it stays this way! Attached I have recent pictures from this morning, some of the read spots are just healing, I don't have too many actual active ones right now. I also am going to attach a pic of a horoscope I got the other day that made me think of my 'Tane journey, and asked by one of the acne.org memebers I attached pictures of all my tattoos.
(​FOR ALL PICS GO TO MY BLOG, under my Interests. I just copy and paste my text from my blog.grinwink.gif )
Ps my first derm app to see how things are going is on Monday, wish me luck! eusa_pray.gif

I think you're just starting your IB. Enjoy it haha.

Also, your lion tat is magestic as fuck.

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I think you're just starting your IB. Enjoy it haha.

Also, your lion tat is magestic as fuck.

You think!? I haven't noticed anymore acne? Actually a lot of it isn't even active anymore. Today is the first time I have worn makeup in a week and I'm def feeling the dryness.. But I didn't really moisturize before hand because it usually makes me SUPER oily with my makeup. So not to self, always moisturize now haha and thank you "magestic as fuck" is what I was going for ;P


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

SAT NAM


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DAY 31

Sorry I haven't updated in so long! Been so busy with Thanksgiving and what not. All I am going to say is how frustrated with my doctor I am...I had my first appointment and it took 2 seconds and he said that he bets by our second visit I will see huge improvements in my skin... well they never told me I have to have my RX filled within 7 days of my appointment so now I have to wait until DECEMBER 18th to get my RX filled... I'm so mad. Especially because I feel like I hit my IB and my skin looks so bad and I was so excited to have more clear skin for the holidays, now I am yet another week behind my estimated time to stop the treatment. Overall my symptoms really aren't bad and nothing else really to update besides the new pics... Keep in touch everyone!


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

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That's shitty. So are you completely out of accutane then? Hopefully it doesn't push your treatment back too far. My skin is dry as fuck right now. Like when I workout the sweat stings haha. I've been using some moisturizer that has been helping a lot though.

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That's shitty. So are you completely out of accutane then? Hopefully it doesn't push your treatment back too far. My skin is dry as fuck right now. Like when I workout the sweat stings haha. I've been using some moisturizer that has been helping a lot though.

Really?? Thats horrible! I'm glad I am not that dry! And yeah I am completely out, I took my last pill saturday night... LUCKILY I flipped a bitch and called them again and they got me in yesterday... I was supposed to get my new pills yesterday but they forgot to update my iPledge system, that thing is BULL SHIT. You're so lucky you're a guy and don't have to deal with that. HOPEFULLY I can get ahold of them today and have them put in my test so I can go get my pills... OH! He also upped me to 60 mg, a 30mg pill 2 times a day and said that that is what my mg will be for the rest of treatment. I literally cried when they couldn't see me at first haha I want this to be over and to have nice skin ASAP


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

SAT NAM


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​MIDWEEK UPDATE (FEMALE FUTURE 'TANE USERS READ THIS!!)

Here is a quick little update that I just wanted to let females that are going to do Accutane know about... iPledge sucks and is almost ridiculous. I understand why they do it, but holy cow it has been HELL to get my second months worth of pills. I am currently on day 5 without taking any pills because it's been so difficult. I started my treatment a week and a half after I told my doctor I was going to because I wanted to finish my last tattoo appointment before I started, which was a week and a half out. SO after my tattoo I started the meds, when my first check up rolled around I told the doctor I still had pills left and he said that it was fine to just start my new pills when the old ones are out. So not thinking anything of it I just went on with life and was like "oh I will get new pills when my old ones are out" so I went to fill out my online iPledge and it said I needed another pregnancy test, I assumed my doctor didn't update my account so I called and they said that I had to get my RX filled within 7 days of my pregnancy test. Great. Even better news is at first they couldn't fit me into their schedule for a week and a half. I had a meltdown to say the least. They were able to get me in and after lots of hassle with my insurance I am picking up my new 40 mg pills today. My doctor wants me to switch from taking 80 mg daily to 40 mg, so we will see how my skin reacts. Sorry just had to vent and let everyone know some iPledge rules before they are in my shoes, crying because they don't want their progress to stop.


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

SAT NAM


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WEEK 6

OK! Since it took forever to get my pills I am 1 week behind treatment, that's why I am only at week 6...

Sorry guys I really suck at this whole posting every week thing. I think the overall excitement of the treatment has worn off for me at this point and I am just counting down the days until I am off the treatment. I don't have any BAD side effects all at, just counting down until I have clear skin, pretty much haha. Still my only side effect is drier lips, (not bad though, I just always make sure to have Aquaphor handy) I have to moisturize my face day and night, (Started using Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil/Serum at night, and can already tell I LOVE it. Still using Cetaphil moisturizer during the day) and I do get the occasional back pain but it isn't unbearable. I feel like this morning I woke up and it was the first morning I thought "Wow my skin is starting to look better", minus the 2 horns on my head haha. But other than the two on my forehead my skin doesn't really have any active spots, just healing read marks. If I didn't have the healing ones on my fore head I could say I am happy with my skin! Hopefully those ones heal soon and it keeps getting better!

Be sure to check my weebly blog for updated pictures!


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

SAT NAM


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WEEK 7

So I have been on the rotating 40 mg then 80 mg every other day routine and let me just say that NOW I think I am getting my IB. So much for saying I was pretty much happy with my skin last week. My skin is SO bad right now, and any pimple I get is SUPER painful and a lot of cystic stuff, which is probably just because the MUCH higher mg's is really kicking my skins butt. It's really hard right now though, I don't want anyone to see my face without makeup, nor with makeup at this point. Skin is so uneven that sometimes I feel that the makeup makes it look worse. Skin is starting to really flake around irritated areas, I have been feeling very down the past couple days. My skin bothers me so much that I don't want to go out of the house, see my friends, and have considered stopping things with this guy I am dating because I am so self conscious about it... Hopefully things get better from here... One positive is my 21st birthday is in 4 weeks from today, the 30th. Yes I do plan on drinking a little so I hope it's ok... Anyone have experience with drinking while on it? HAPPY NEW YEAR! Hopefully this year ends with clear skin... hifive.gif

I'm super embarrassed of my photos, but hopefully in a couple months I can look back and it will be good to have to look back on my improvement and how worth it this whole journey was, hopefully. eusa_pray.gif

(Be sure to check out my pictures under my Weebly blog that's link is in my interests part of my profile)


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

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I'm a 21 year old male and finished my accutane treatment exactly one year ago. I know exactly how you feel! I experienced exactly what you're describing and yes, those cysts are really annoying. The acne is purging from underneath your skin and this is probably the worst condition your face will ever be in (fingers crossed).

I also understand your attitude and how you don't want to leave the house. I was the same exact way... avoided seeing all my friends and stayed at home until my skin calmed down. Lucky for you, though, it's the winter and you won't have to stay locked up in the house during the summertime like me haha. It was really depressing. Happy (almost) birthday smile.png you should be fine if you drink a bit of alcohol but don't drink too much. I drank a few times while on accutane and the one time I got hammered I was hungover for like 3 days neutral.gif horrible experience. You don't want to damage your liver so just drink lightly (I'd say < or equal to 3 or 4 shots of alcohol and you should be fine).

Keep your head up. You can get through this and just think of how you'll be acne free in 4 or 5 months. It worked for me and I hope it will work for you. Good luck!

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Cetaphil Daily Cleanser 2x day (morning & night)

CeraVe Moisturizing Cream 1x day (before bed)

Month 1: 40 mg/day [complete]

Month 2: 60 mg/day [complete]

Month 3: 60 mg/day [complete]

Month 4: 60 mg/day [complete]

Month 5: 80 mg/day [complete]

Month 6: 80 mg/day [complete]


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DarkKnight,

You just freaking made my day!! Thanks so much for such a positive outlook, you are right things could always be worse! At least it's not summer and by summer I will have clear skin! You rock and thanks for the positive comments and letting me know about drinking!!


Treatment Start: November 7th, 2013

Month 1 - 40mg daily

Month 2 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 3 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 4 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

Month 5 - 80 mg / 40 mg daily rotating

SAT NAM


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So how are you doing, kenzie? It has been a while since you've upated, hope that everything is fine :)


- Accutane start: 13 November 2013wub.png -

Weight: 70 kg - Cumulative dose: 148 mg/kg

Month 0-1 - 40mg

Month 1-2 - 40mg

Month 2-2½ - 40 mg

Month 2½-3 - 80mg

Month 3-4 -80 mg

Month 4-5 - 80 mg

Month 5-5½ - 80 mg

Clear of acne - but still struggling with red marks/scars :)

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