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Cassie Reannan

Member Since 26 Mar 2013
Offline Last Active May 08 2013 04:20 AM

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In Topic: Doxycycline Hyclate Questions, Any Input Would Be Awesome

05 May 2013 - 04:06 AM

I have been on doxycycline (50mg/day) since the 6th of March, and only in the past 2 weeks have I had flawless skin. This is in conjuction with the regimen and vitamins.. plus a healthy diet and exercise. My doctor started me off with 100mg for the first 2 weeks, and when I dulled the dosage to 50mg I broke out something fierce. I have another month and a half to go, and in the next few weeks I am dulling my dosage down to 25mg daily. Doxy is worth it, but it wouldn't be my number one preference as it's just a "quick fix". If you were to use doxy, having a topical regimen like the one here on acne.org or retin-a would give you better results. Expect a long wait though as it will be a long while before you see results.


In Topic: How ya feelin' about your acne today?

05 May 2013 - 04:01 AM

I spoke too soon, got 4 pimples this morning and 2 are those deep pimples that no matter how many times you pop it it comes back eusa_wall.gif

 

That's annoying sad.png

If you can though, try and not pop them. I used to have these deep pimples that repeatedly came up in the same spot on my cheek. And I swear that's why they always came back in the same spot - because I would mess with them instead of letting them heal on there own. When I left them alone and let them go through their 'life cycle' (?) they healed completely and I haven't had acne pop up in that exact spot since then. 


Actually I find that the big whiteheads I get I pop and put AHA on it straight away, and it goes away. Speaking of that, that little breakout I had is now gone! 2 days! rolleyes.gifrolleyes.gif I am speechless, my skin is so good atm..


In Topic: How ya feelin' about your acne today?

04 May 2013 - 03:40 AM

I spoke too soon, got 4 pimples this morning and 2 are those deep pimples that no matter how many times you pop it it comes back eusa_wall.gif


In Topic: How ya feelin' about your acne today?

02 May 2013 - 04:49 AM

I havent had a pimple in almost a week.. It's a freakin' miracle.....


In Topic: Tried Everything.. What Now?

29 April 2013 - 06:13 AM

Are you taking any supplements if I may ask..? Also, how old are you? Whats your climate like there?
As for your problem, I also 'tried everything', including the regimen years ago when I was a teen but I never really did it properly. Now I am on the regimen and taking doxy, supplements and the pill. It's working. Possibly combine treatments? Have you seen a derm recently?