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Spironolactone > One Year On Spironolactone!

Posted 22 October 2013

Hitting my one year anniversary and I couldn't be happier. My skin barely breaks out, and if it does, it's a tiny clogged pore and is gone within 2 days. I haven't had a cyst in a really really long time, I can't even remember when. Such a drastic difference from last year -- I would literally have 4-5 large painful cystic breakouts on my chin and cheeks...

Spironolactone > 8 Months On Spironolactone

Posted 09 July 2013

It's been a while since my last post... mostly because I hardly have to worry about my skin anymore! I've been taking spiro for over 8 months and have never been happier. I'm still using tretinoin cream at night and moisturize with cerave PM. In the morning I use cerave AM. That's all! Every other day I use St. Ives apricot scrub to help clear away the de...

Spironolactone > 6 Months On Spiro And A Few Lessons Learned....

Posted 01 May 2013

Can't believe it's been 6 months! I started taking spiro back on October 23, 2012. Time flies. I've had ups and downs, and here are my latest thoughts:-- Spiro is great at keeping hormonal levels in check. In addition to a birth control pill that is low in androgens, I 100% think spiro is a great option for women who struggle with acne brought on by stres...

Spironolactone > Day 98 On Spironolactone -- Clear For The 3 Month Mark!

Posted 28 January 2013

Feeling GREAT about my skin... finally! My derm and my doctor both said to let the spiro work for 3 months and then reevaluate my progress once my body and hormones have been able to adjust. At this point, this is the best my skin has looked in years. I'm absolutely amazed. There's not even one spot underneath my skin -- before I would have cysts forming...

Spironolactone > Day 88 On Spironolactone

Posted 18 January 2013

Almost at the 3 month mark. Still experiencing some ups and downs. Have a larger outbreak below my nose (weird spot!) that sucks, but in general the spiro seems to be helping in terms of the severity. Any cyst-like outbreak shrinks must faster and tends to not even come to a head. It will just be a big bump under my skin for a few days, become a little...