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lugo

Member Since 18 Aug 2013
Offline Last Active Sep 22 2013 02:47 PM

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In Topic: Started Roaccutane On 20Mg

22 September 2013 - 02:48 PM

Hi Lugo!

 

I started out on 20mg, and broke out awfully during month 2. Hang in there!

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u were right, its only been a week into second month and i've broken out on my chin and lips.

 

how long does it last? do you break out every time the dose is increased 



I use Sanex for Sensitive skin and Vaseline Aloe Vera moisturiser (it's oil free, light and non-clogging). These keep the skin clean and balanced, it's tempting to use harsh products on skin but you need to be gentle. I'm sorry to hear you are using accutane, that can't be nice, be sure to get hormones checked and a food intolerance test incase that's causing your acne & maybe Google demodex parasites, they live on the skin and can cause acne.

thanks, i'll keep this in mind


In Topic: Started Roaccutane On 20Mg

18 September 2013 - 03:14 PM

Hi Lugo!

 

I started out on 20mg, and broke out awfully during month 2. Hang in there!

I'm also in the UK and have found it difficult to get hold of so many of the products that people recommend on here so I've had to find my own.

 

So...

Burt's Bees for your lips, a generic pharmacy Aqueous cream moisturiser to use as a face wash and Palmer's cocoa butter (solid formula) as a moisturiser. 

These are all available from Boots smile.png

 

thanks

 

i'll look in to the products you mentioned.

 

i hope i dont break out much, i have had spots for past 7 years so I've gotten used to it but just dont wont white heads or big one on my lips or nose


In Topic: Started Roaccutane On 20Mg

17 September 2013 - 07:22 AM

one month done on 20 mg

just started second month on 40 mg

 

1st month:

no side effects (minor dry lips on some days)

not using any moisturizers or lotions on my face as i don't have dry skin or feel any irritation. 

 

hopefully this second month goes smoothly as the first month.


In Topic: Taking Accutane With Milk Or Water And At Night Or Morning?

20 August 2013 - 05:40 PM

Take it with food mate.

normal lunch or dinner would be fine then? shouldnt worry about fat content in my meals?


In Topic: Depressed Beyond Belief

20 August 2013 - 05:33 PM

just ignore what others may think of your acne, if they are your true friends then they will not care how you look and still chill out with you and look after you.

 

get back in the gym because thats one place where you dont need to talk to anyone and just get on with your self and you'll feel really energized .