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In Topic: Has Anyone Started Spiro After Getting Off Bcp And How Long Till You Cleared Up?

22 April 2015 - 07:20 PM

It really depends on a lot of things like type of bcp and dose of spiro.

In Topic: Really Weird Acne.

19 April 2015 - 09:04 PM

It does look different. It almost looks like irritation. Maybe try washing your face with something else? African black soap has shea in it which can cause acne.

In Topic: If I Still Get Cysts While On Yasmin, Does This Mean Its Not Working For Me O...

14 April 2015 - 07:23 PM

Some people find the amount of anti-androgen in yasmin is not enough to keep the clear completely. These people usually benefit from adding another anti-androgen like spiro to the mix.

In Topic: [Pics] Depression And Roaccutane Log. (40Mg) (Could Use Support)

14 April 2015 - 07:21 PM

I usually don't respond to threads like this because, although I can totally sympathize with them, I sometimes don't know what to say. Like you I struggle with the negative mental effects that acne can cause. I'm prone to anxiety and when my acne gets bad I get panic attacks. Sometimes I feel like I want to die because I feel so awful. I'm now taking accutane for the second time (I'm on month 4) and it's working again. Sometimes I still have bad days (and you will too), but we both have to remain hopeful. I hope your course goes well, and if you have any accutane questions feel free to ask me since I've already been through this once before.

In Topic: Paige's Accutane Log (2Nd Course)

14 April 2015 - 07:15 PM

Best of luck on your 4th month! I'm starting my second month tomorrow :) I love having all of these people going through the same things as I am, it makes this process easier! 

Thanks and good luck to you on your second month! I wish I had taken Amnesteem earlier instead of Zenatane. I really do feel like it is a better generic. I'm also noticing much more improvement on it.