Sooooo here is my update: I am currently not taking Accutane because my doctor took me off due to high liver enzymes. I go get my blood work redone tomorrow to see if I can start Accutane again (40 mg instead of 80 mg) if my liver enzymes have dropped. I am so nervous right now because I really want to stay on the medication, I just wish my liver would cooperate.
I just got back from vacation and I took my blood test on Monday. My doctor called me this morning on my way to work saying that my blood levels were elevated and I have to get it done again tomorrow. Accutane is working wonders for my skin and I do not want to be taken off the medication. I ate a lot of junk food on the road and during vacation so I am not sure if that might be a reason in the elevation. I just don't want to be taken off of the drug! By the way, it is day 22
Just wanted to update my Accutane progress (80 mg per day). I am currently on day 11 and I can honestly say I haven't experienced really bad side effects yet, although I know it is still pretty early even though I am on a crazy high dose. I don't break out that much but when I do get a pimple it scars my face (indent) so my doctor prescribed me Accutane. My lips are super super dry and flaking... ewww, my face is itchy in some places but it is like a quick itch and then it goes
Hi everyone! I just posted pictures of my scars up for everyone to see. It took a lot because I usually don't want anyone to ever see my scars (in pictures). I feel a little bit of relief to post those because now when I look at the pictures my scars don't look half as bad as I had imagined in my mind. When I look in the mirror I see horrible pits and red marks all over my face. Maybe it's not as bad as I think... or maybe it is? I don't know. I just feel a little better now that I actual