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Member Since 23 Apr 2013
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In Topic: Bad Sunburn Has Made My Pih Return?

15 August 2015 - 04:07 PM

An update for future readers: 

It's been exactly 4 weeks since the sunburn and all of the redness has ALMOST gone away. My face is just an even shade of light-pink; no blotchy spots anymore. I'm confident this will fade within another 2 weeks. 

In Topic: Bad Sunburn Has Made My Pih Return?

30 July 2015 - 11:16 AM

Update: the spot literally scabbed up. Then the scab fell off (on its own). And now the spot is a light pink and has been like this for roughly 2 days. 

So I'm not sure if its PIH that will last a long time or just your normal pink skin after a scab falls off that lasts a week or two. :(

In Topic: Bad Sunburn Has Made My Pih Return?

24 July 2015 - 08:04 PM

Stay out of the sun and go see whoever got rid of that boil in the first place or whatever you did to fade it

Well honestly that mark took a little over a year to fade, and took a couple IPL (?) lasers..

Sort of regretting my line of work right now, I always had a very outgoing personality so I chose a social career.
Now I wish I could just sit behind a monitor all day writing code.. Any advice on this redness would be much appreciated. 

In Topic: Cortisone Shot Last Tuesday

04 July 2015 - 01:42 PM

Haven't been using any products on the spot specifically, just my usual low-maintenance routine. The spot has continued to reduce in size and the "bump" is pretty much gone. Slight redness (PIH) remains in the area, which will take time. Might introduce an AHA or turnover-inducing treatment to speed this process along. All that's really left to do is wait, meaning this post should conclude this thread.

In Topic: Cortisone Shot Last Tuesday

17 June 2015 - 07:26 AM

I guess I'll keep updating this so anyone who reads this post knows what happened. I think acne.org would be a much better resource if the OP always updated their post and eventually explained how and when their cyst/pimple/etc. went away. 

It's been two weeks since the injection and there is still a visible bump underneath the skin (redness is improving slowly, bump doesn't hurt at all. I honestly can hardly feel a bump when I run my finger over it, but since the skin is so thin on my upper cheek I can see a raised slightly raised bump. Weird. I don't know if its scar tissue or the remnants of a cyst. Is this part of the healing process of a deep cyst?