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Okay so recently (past 3 weeks) I've been breaking out like crazy! These little white pimple all over. I am on a regimen provided by my derm and I've been on it for quite sometime. I wash my face 2x daily and in the morning apply clindamyacin gel, then sunscreen, and lastly I moisturize. At night I wash my face and then apply 2.5% benzoyl peroxide from the regimen on here, and lastly I moisturize. My diet is good not much fast food or fried foods. I drink vitamin a&e and I have for about a year now. I've also taken antibiotics and still manage to break out, my derm says my acne is only mild. I drink 2 liters of water and try not to touch my skin at all. I don't wear make up (only eyeliner and mascara). However, I still manage to breakout so much! And not to mention how oily my skin gets. Do you guys have any tips for me? What can I try or do to stop my oily skin and breakouts :(

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How long have you been on this regemen from the derm??? Wether your acne is mild or severe usually a derm will change the regimen if its unable to treat your acne.

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Since I was 17 and I'm almost 21

I used to be on epiduo and a couple months ago I switched to the regimens benzoyl peroxide from acne.org

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Clindamycin and BP both suppress the P Acnes population, so you really don't need to use both of these. One will suffice. Your problem is excess sebum production from elevated testosterone. You can try birth control pills. Have your tried chemical peels with a Glycolic acid/salicylic acid mix?

If you don't want to take BC, try the recommendations below:

(1) Buy daily wash that contains Salicylic Acid -- Use twice a day.

Adjust your diet to: Low Glycemic Index (low sugars, white breads, flour pasta or flour-based products. For pasta, eat Quinoa Pasta instead - tastes the same as Flour or Durham Wheat pasta. Low Dairy. Low Glutens (wheat). These all can contribute to acne formation.

Acne Elixer: 1 Part Tomato Juice, 1 Part Carrot Juice, 1 Part Coconut Milk & 1 Tablespoon Sunflower Oil -- blend these ingredients to make a juice, drink twice daily.

Drink Green Tea 3 to 5 cups per day, freshly brewed.

Daily Supplements: Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Zinc (30 mg), L-carnitine, Omega 3 fish oil, vitamin B5

This will help control from the "inside" by better controlling your sebum production.

What are you using as a moisturizer? Make sure it has a good antioxidant such as Green Tea extract or Superoxide Dimutase.

DO NOT put coconut oil, olive oil or any other oil on your face ... Comedogenic ... May make matters worse and provide no long-term benefit.

Products that dry your skin such as BP or adding excess moisturizer do NOT stimulate additional sebum production! Sebum production is regulated by the amount of DH Testosterone your body produces and that is genetic.

Your current derm regimen is suppressing your P Acne population, but is not addressing the root hormonal cause. It's treating the symptom, but not the disease.

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Yeah I have tried salicylic acid before and it didn't do much. I already take vitamin a & e. I'm going to start with vitamin d, I heard it helps reduce oil. I'm pretty sure my problem is hormonal but if wouldn't go on BC any time soon.

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Yeah I have tried salicylic acid before and it didn't do much. I already take vitamin a & e. I'm going to start with vitamin d, I heard it helps reduce oil. I'm pretty sure my problem is hormonal but if wouldn't go on BC any time soon.


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